Category: Documentary Recommendations

TV Documentary Recommendation: Hemingway (2021)

“I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I’m awake, you know?” -Ernest hemingway I recommend you see this three part documentary film playing on PBS. if you a writer, alcoholic, suicidal, contradictory, or any combination I just listed. Ernest… Continue Reading “TV Documentary Recommendation: Hemingway (2021)”

TV Series Recommendation: Lincoln: Divided We Stand (2021)

I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts. -Abraham Lincoln- This six part series started on February 21st and ended… Continue Reading “TV Series Recommendation: Lincoln: Divided We Stand (2021)”

Documentary Recommendation: Made You Look: A True Story about Fake Art (2020)

What does Jackson Pollock, Robert Motherwell, Willem de Kooning and Mark Rothko have in common besides being abstract expressionist painters? Their paintings were all bought by the Knoedler gallery in New York by Ann Freedman and sold for millions of dollars. The only problem… Continue Reading “Documentary Recommendation: Made You Look: A True Story about Fake Art (2020)”

Netflix TV-Docuseries Recommendation: Night Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial Killer (2021)

“While anger and hate are two things some people can cope with, I cannot. My anger and hate grow to a level that I cannot live comfortably with it.” -Richard Ramirez- There are some spoilers in this review! Richard Ramirez Case 101 Richard Ramirez… Continue Reading “Netflix TV-Docuseries Recommendation: Night Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial Killer (2021)”

Documentary Recommendation: Skin: A History of Nudity in the Movies (2020)

If something doesn’t capture my attention within the first few minutes, I take it out of my queue and watch something else. Two hours and 10 minutes later, I was watching the last remaining minutes of this documentary. Malcolm McDowell was speaking about his… Continue Reading “Documentary Recommendation: Skin: A History of Nudity in the Movies (2020)”

Documentary Recommendation: Who Put the Klan into Ku Klux Klan (2018)

This documentary explores the origins of the Klan and how it connects with immigrants from Scotland. Neil Oliver researches the Deep South in the United States as he ties the past with the present. The focus is obviously on the racial divisions between the… Continue Reading “Documentary Recommendation: Who Put the Klan into Ku Klux Klan (2018)”

Documentary Recommendation: Sour Grapes (2016)

This documentary directed by Reuben Atlas and Jerry Rothwell is all the more intriguing in the fact that Rudy Kurniawan was released from prison on November 6, 2020. He is supposed to be sent back to Indonesia, but Sour Grapes focuses on his life… Continue Reading “Documentary Recommendation: Sour Grapes (2016)”

Netflix Recommendation: Whose Vote Counts, Explained (2020)

This three-part docuseries covers origins of voting in America, cost factors in running for any office, and gerrymandering that occurs for whoever is in control of the senate.  This year people seem more motivated on how the election in the U.S. will turn out. … Continue Reading “Netflix Recommendation: Whose Vote Counts, Explained (2020)”

Netflix TV Docuseries Recommendation: Challenger: The Final Flight (2020)

Time has a way of making things seem distant in some ways, but in other ways there isn’t that much change.  When the Challenger exploded in 1986, I had no idea I’d see a space shuttle much later in life when the Endeavour was… Continue Reading “Netflix TV Docuseries Recommendation: Challenger: The Final Flight (2020)”

Netflix Recommendation: The Speed Cubers (2020)

These kinds of documentaries can either be a hit or a miss, but this one is a complete hit. It deals with the competition of putting together Rubix cubes at record speeds. In 2019 the World Cube Association was held in Melbourne, Australia. The… Continue Reading “Netflix Recommendation: The Speed Cubers (2020)”

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