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Undefeated | Documentary Review 
Undefeated is one of those productions which for a while after you've been lucky enough to watch it- you're speechless. Whether it has upset you, inspired …

Two Films: "When the Mountains Tremble" and "Granito" | Documentary Review 
Director Pamela Yates is my new hero. Her two films, When The Mountains Tremble (1983) and Granito (2011) are testaments to the power of documentary …

Who Wrote the Bible | Documentary Review 
The question alone was enough to make me, at least, watch the opening of this documentary. For me, this is a question and subject that give me endless …

Burma VJ | Documentary Review 
As I was flipping through my Netflix instant play movies tonight, the documentary Burma VJ caught my eye. I have often seen Burma come up in the news …

Shut Up Little Man | Documentary Review 
What a ride! This film is funny and thought provoking at the same time. At its core, Shut Up Little Man! is about two guys that had two very loud neighbors …

Lord, Save Us from Your Followers | Documentary Review 
What a great title. This documentary hits hard, but kindly, at Christians who sometimes feel it is more important to be right than to be good. Dan Merchant …

UFOs: The Secret History | Documentary Review 
I love a good UFO story. And there are a lot of bad UFO stories out there. Many are just rehashed versions of something that someone else has already created. …

Food Inc. 
This documentary has helped me to be much more aware of the food I eat. If you love a good story and like seeing "The Man" exposed, I think you might like …

10 MPH 
As with all great movies, the 10 MPH documentary hooks you right from the start.  Notice at the beginning the clever use of sketch animation. The filmmakers …

Mana Bala (Send a Bullet) - Review 
First-time filmmaker Jason Kohn makes a courageous and largely successful attempt to weave together the stories of many Brazilians from different walks …

Catfish | Documentary Review 
I recently watched another of HBO's documentaries called Catfish and found myself yet again compelled to review it. The synopsis of Catfish is a NY …

There's Something Wrong with Aunt Diane (HBO) | Documentary Review 
Every Monday night HBO is airing their season of documentaries which are always riveting and such a great prototype for good film making. They really know …

They Come To America: The Cost Of Illegal Immigration | Documentary Review 
America; Home of the Brave… Provider of All. Documentary Review of They Come to America (a film by Dennis Michael Lynch) . You’re going out to lunch …

The Island President | Documentary Review 
This is what documentaries are meant to be. The Island President almost starts out as a story about a regime that was overthrown but eventually turns into …

Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father | Documentary Review 
Filmmaker Kurt Kuenne's personal attachment to this story is not only relevant, it is vital to the success of this film. Had this story been covered by …

The Corporation | Documentary Review 
"Corporations are people, my friend.", Mitt Romney, 2012. I think we all know that Ford, McDonalds, Monsanto, Lockheed Martin, Haliburton and Bank of …

Life In A Day | Documentary Review 
Wow! Just imagining the amount of video these guys had to sift through is mind boggling. If you are not familiar with this documentary, Life in a Day …

Revenge of the Electric Car | Documentary Review 
If you saw Who Killed the Electric Car? , which was a tragedy in its essence, you want to watch Revenge of the Electric Car . This film, directed by …

The Listening Project | Documentary Review 
What a simple, yet profound idea. Travel the globe and ask people what they think about America. I was struck by some of the answers. Not that they were …

Burzynski | Documentary Review 
If you want to see first-hand how corporations have control over our government, watch Burzynski . Dr. Burzynski created a medicine that does wonders …

The Yes Men Fix the World | Documentary Review 
Wow! What an undertaking to make this film. It's a bit of The Colbert Report mixed with Exit Through the Gift Shop with a touch of Occupy to round it …

Waiting for Superman | Documentary Review 
Education is important. And the education system in the United States is broken. That's what I took away from Waiting for "Superman" , a documentary …

I Want Your Money | Documentary Review 
Director Ray Griggs has found a way to present a conservative argument in an informative and entertaining manner. Relying heavily on the economic growth …

Home | Documentary Review 
I've spent the last decade working in the non-profit housing sector so this documentary hits a sweet-spot for me as it focuses on the long road new homeowners …

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Ethos | Documentary Review 
Personally, I get drawn into films like this. Films that try to paint large corporate and political conspiracies. If you are a fan of The Corporation …

The Human Experience | Documentary Review 
This was interesting. First of all you should know that I made it all the way through this film. So that says something right there. The Human Experience …

Marwencol | Documentary Review 
Marwencol Documentary Review. This story is amazing. A man who was severely beaten suffered brain damage and created a world for himself fashioned from …

Freedom Fries: And Other Stupidity We'll Have to Explain to Our Grandchildren | Documentary Review 
It's amazing how, after 9/11, we were told the best thing we can do to support our troops, to support America, was to go to Disneyland. The American culture …

Secrecy | Documentary Review 
When should the U.S. government keep secret information? Is it justified to keep information out of the public eye? How can secret information, held by …

Page One: Inside the New York Times | Documentary Review 
The world of journalism is changing. For the better? Only time will tell. But if powerhouse institutions like the New York Times were to falter, would …

UFOs 50 Years of Denial | Documentary Review 
I've been watching too many alien documentaries. This one was just a rehash of a bunch of clips and stories I've already heard about. But I guess it's …

Julian Assange: A Modern Day Hero? Inside the World of WikiLeaks | Documentary Review 
I had high hopes for this film. I mean, you've got international espionage and intrigue. You've got Luke fighting the forces of the Empire. You've got …

Welcome To The Last Book Store | Documentary Review Not rated yet
Welcome To The Last Bookstore is a moving yet inspiring documentary that's bound to hit the hearts of millions, shot an filmed in the heart of Los Angeles. …

When Voices Meet | Documentary Review Not rated yet
I watch documentaries every chance I get. "When Voices Meet" met all my expectations and MORE. Expectation 1: Telling a unique story.....when voices …

This Ain't California | Documentary Review  Not rated yet
We are always told to be wary of exploitative documentaries, to beware of fake footage and clever editing. Well Marten Persiel's This Ain't California …

Inequality for All | Documentary Review Not rated yet
Inequality for All, a ninety-minute film by Robert Reich, was recently released and is being distributed widely and inexpensively (now available on Netflix). …

Frontline: Breaking the Bank | Documentary Review Not rated yet
Frontline tells a great story. I think a big part of their success is the narrator they use. I like him. Don't know his name, but I like him. Breaking …

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