Category: Documentary Recommendations

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 *******…

Documentary Recommendation: Ballet Now (2018)

Executive Producers: Paul Allen, Elisabeth Moss, Alex Blavatnik, Olga Blavatnik, and Simon Perry Director: Steven Cantor Major Cast:  Isabella Boylston, Zachary Catazaro, Preston Chamblee, Reece Clarke, Harrison Coll, Lauren Cuthbertson, Jeanette Delgado, Michelle Dorrance, Virgil Gadson, Marcelo Gomes, Rachel Hutsell, Bill Irwin, Lauren King,…

Documentary Recommendation: Frank Serpico (2017)

Quote from Frank Serpico by Frank Serpico “I said this to the Knapp Commission over 25 years ago,… We must create an atmosphere where the crooked cop fears the honest cop, and not the other way around.” Executive Producers: Brian Devine Sr. Silvija Devine,…

Hulu Documentary Recommendation: Untouchable (2019)

Quote by Harvey Weinstein “People want to see big, escapist fare.  They don’t want to be challenged to think.” Executive Producers: Charlie Dorfman, David Gilbery, Hugo Grumbar, Tim Haslam, Tom McDonald, and Simon Young Director: Ursula Macfarlane MMPA Rating: No Rating Given Running Time:…

Netflix Docu-Series Recommendation: Dirty Money (2018-)

Creator: Alex Gibney Executive Producers: Adam Del Deo, Alex Gibney, Brad Hebert, Yon Motskin, Lisa Nishimura, Stacey Offman, Richard Perello, Jason Spingarn-Koff, and John Turner Directors: Erin Lee Carr, Alex Gibney, Kristin Jacobson, Brian McGinn, Jesse Moss, and Fisher Stevens MMPA Rating: NA but…

TV and Documentary Recommendation: American Masters (1985-)/The Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin (2018)

As a precursor, I’ve been in my rewriting phase of one of my novel ideas.  It’s been a long process.  One year passed, then another, and here I am in 2019.  You’d think that me working so long on it, I should have a…

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