Category: Documentary Recommendations

Documentary Recommendation: The Curse of the Elephant Man (2003)

Poem used by Joseph Merrick to end his letters, adapted from “False Greatness” by Issac Watts ‘Tis true my form is something odd, But blaming me is blaming God;Could I create myself anewI would not fail in pleasing you. If I could reach from pole…

Documentary Recommendation: Finding Oscar (2016)

Producers: Scott Greathead, Nick Loud, Frank Marshall, Martin Singer, Stephen D. Smith, Steven Spielberg, and Ryan Suffern Director: Ryan Suffern Writers: Mark Monroe and Ryan Suffern I found out about this documentary by searching worthwhile documentaries to watch because let’s face it, I can…

Documentary Recommendation: Finding Oscar (2016)

Producers: Scott Greathead, Nick Loud, Frank Marshall, Martin Singer, Stephen D. Smith, Steven Spielberg, and Ryan Suffern Director: Ryan Suffern Writers: Mark Monroe and Ryan Suffern I found out about this documentary by searching worthwhile documentaries to watch because let’s face it, I can…

Hulu Documentary Recommendation: Margaret Atwood: A Word After a Word After a Word is Power (2019)

Last Three Documentaries I Watched

I decided to do this a little differently this time around.  I’m not going to list all the behind the scenes people involved and focus more on the content of each documentary and my short thoughts on each one. Inequality for All (2013) is…

Documentary Recommendation: Eating Animals (2018)

Quote from Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer “Factory farming, of course, does not cause all the world’s problems, but is is remarkable just how many of them intersect there.” Producers: Jennifer Barrons, Geralyn White Dreyfous, Noam Dromi, Sandra Keats, Jon Levin, Natalie Portman,…

Netflix Recommendation: The Movies that Made Us (2019-)

Executive Producers: Jay Chapman, Benjamin J. Frost, Cisco Henson, and Brian Volk-Weiss Directors: Brian Volk-Weiss Writers: Benjamin J. Frost and Brian Volk-Weiss TV Rating: TV-MA Running Time: 60 minutes per episode ******* This is a documentary show about the backstory and other information many…

TV Show Recommendation: 30 for 30 (2009-)

Creators: Bill Simmons and Conner Schell Main Producers: Bill Simmons, Connor Schell, and John Dahl Number of Seasons so far: Currently in 3rd season Running Time of Each Episode: Varies ******* According to IMDb, 30 for 30 has four seasons, but on Wikipedia it…

Documentary Recommendation: Free Solo (2018)

Quote by Alex Honnold from Free Solo “I think it’s the best thing in life to be able to take the one thing you love the most and have it, like, work out that you can make a living that way.” Executive Producers: Tim…

Documentary Recommendation: Naledi: A Baby Elephant’s Tale (2016)

“The elephant never gets tired of carrying its tusks.” -African Proverb- Executive Producer: Paul G. Allen Director: Ben Bowie and Geoff Luck Cast: Mike Chase, Wellington Jana, Brett Mitchell, Boago Poloko, and Robert O’Brien. Rating: NA Running Time: 1 hour and 30 minutes *******…

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