Category Archives: Documentary

Crikey! It’s Shark Week (2021) Rated NR

Robert Irwin goes face to face with a Great White along with conservationists Paul de Gelder and Madison Stewart. Starring Robert Clarence Irwin, Paul de Gelder, and Charlie Huveneers. Basically, the show is more about a celebrity swimming with a … Continue reading

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Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You (2016) Rated UR

A look at the life, work, and political activism of Norman Lear. Starring John Amos, Bea Arthur, and Adrienne Barbeau. This documentary looks at the life of one of the most influential TV producers. Lear tells his life story of … Continue reading

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Rogue Shark? (NatGeo) Rated TV-14

This show looks at a series of shark attacks in the same area of the ocean. Starring Justine Barwick, Adam Barnett, and John Hadok. This series is interesting in the fact that it’s more of an investigation into what and … Continue reading

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Fight the Power: The Protests That Changed America (2021) Rated NR

A documentary focuses on key impacts of protests on the evolution of the United States, from past to present. Starring Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Jelani Cobb, and Robyn Muncy.  There are a couple of problems with this film. Abdul-Jabbar tells us the … Continue reading

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Breaking Bobby Bones (NatGeo) Rated NR

Radio Personality Bobby Bones travels the country to showcase challenging jobs and the people that inspire us. Starring  Bobby Bones. This show is a typical reality show as Bones travels around the United States meeting people who do challenging jobs. They, … Continue reading

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Jackie Robinson (2016) Rated TV-PG

A documentary chronicles the personal and professional life of Jackie Robinson from his birth in 1919 to his death in 1972. Starring Keith David and Jamie Foxx. This documentary is one of Ken Burns’ miniseries. Burns does what he does best … Continue reading

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Tulsa: The Fire and the Forgotten (2021) Rated NR

100 years later, we look at the explosion of violence that happened in the Black Wall Street district of Tulsa that was destroyed by a mob of white residents. Starring Michel Martin. This documentary helps bring to light the history … Continue reading

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The National Parks: America’s Best Idea (PBS) Rated NR

The history of the U.S. National Parks from the first park to the expansion across 150 years. Starring Peter Coyote, William Cronon, and Dayton Duncan.  This series is brilliant. We follow the history of the U.S. National Parks as the … Continue reading

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Pride (FX) Rated TV-MA

A six-part series chronicles the history of LGBTQ in America. Starring Ceyenne Doroshow, Susan Stryker, and Tez Anderson. This series, surprisingly, starts in the 1950s, at a time when the gays and lesbians were in the closet and families turned … Continue reading

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Human: The World Within (PBS) Rated TV-PG

Stories from around the world reveal how our lives, passions, and goals, have used our bodies’ complex systems. Starring Jad Abumrad. This documentary series discusses how we humans are amazing things. We start as one cell and form all these … Continue reading

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