Category: Documentary Recommendations

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)”

Documentary Recommendation: The Gits (2005)

Lyrics from by Mia Zapata “You apologize and I accept it all on faith but still you do not try to push away your old mistakes.” Producers: Ronnie Pontiac, Jessy Bender, Danny Goldberg, and Tamra Spivey Director: Kerri O’Kane Rating: TV-14 Running Time: one… Continue Reading “Documentary Recommendation: The Gits (2005)”

Amazon Docuseries Recommendation: The Last Narc (2020)

This docuseries is engaging, to say the least, as it deals with the murder of Enrique ‘Kiki’ Camarena.  It covers the people involved in his murder, the investigation that occurred after he was murdered, and the end result which really wasn’t a result at… Continue Reading “Amazon Docuseries Recommendation: The Last Narc (2020)”

Netflix Documentary Recommendation: Athlete A (2020)

This is a documentary that makes you think about the behind the closed door happenings you don’t know until it opens and all kinds of skeletons come out.  This is about the USA Gymnastics organization and how they punished one gymnast in the running… Continue Reading “Netflix Documentary Recommendation: Athlete A (2020)”

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… Continue Reading “Documentary Recommendation: The Curse of the Elephant Man (2003)”

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… Continue Reading “Documentary Recommendation: Finding Oscar (2016)”

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… Continue Reading “Documentary Recommendation: Finding Oscar (2016)”

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

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