Category Archives: Documentary

We’ll Meet Again (PBS) Rated PG

 Hosted by Ann Curry, the personal stories of people helping people during some of America’s historical events as they reunite. Starring Ann Curry This series is a wonderful look at seeing the human encouragement during American events. In each episode … Continue reading

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The Imposter (2012) Rated R

A documentary of a young man from Spain that convinces a Texas family that he is their 16-year-old son. Starring Nicholas Barclay, Carey Gibson, Bryan Gibson This story takes you down twists and turns as you are turning to figure out … Continue reading

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The Beatles: Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years (2016) Rated UR

 A documentary containing found footage of the touring years (1963-1966) of the Beatles. Starring The Beatles, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr. This film combines found footage, interviews and stories from the touring years of the Beatles. It is interesting to hear out … Continue reading

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This is Bob Hope… (2017) Rated NR

 A look at the life of Bob Hope. Starring Gracie Allen, Woody Allen, Ann-Margret. This documentary covers Hope’s life from his childhood all the way to his days with the USO. The documentary includes interviews with both family and friends as … Continue reading

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The City of Little Men (1938) Rated NR

The story of Boys Town, founded by Father Flanagan, where wayward and homeless boys can live. Starring Edward Flanagan, Johnny Walsh, Frank Whitbeck This short tells the story of Boys Town, which Father Flanagan started in 1917; it still runs today. The … Continue reading

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American Masters: Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive (2017) Rated PG

The life of Edgar Allan Poe is examined in this series. Starring Chuck Caruso, Paul Collins, Roger Corman. The mysterious death of Edgar Allan Poe is highlighted in this film, along with his literary contributions to modern fiction. He was considered the … Continue reading

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The Central Park Five (2012) Rated NR

This documentary examines the rape of a woman in Central Park in 1989 for which five black and Latino boys were convicted. Years later, a serial rapist confessed to the crime. Starring Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana, Kharey Wise, Matias Reyes. This is … Continue reading

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The Story of Us with Morgan Freeman (NatGeo) Rated NR

 Morgan Freeman travels the world to talk to people from different cultures about the fundamentals of life. Each episode takes on a topic, including: love, belief, power, war and peace, rebellion and freedom. Starring Morgan Freeman. This series disappointed me. … Continue reading

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The Vietnam War (PBS) Rated TV-MA

 A documentary from Ken Burns about The Vietnam War. Starring Peter Coyote. This documentary begins with the Vietnamese revolution against the French colonial occupation of Vietnam in 1858, which led to the divide of Vietnam in Geneva. From there,  the United … Continue reading

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Born in China (2016) Rated G

Disney goes in the heart of China to witness the lives of a baby panda, a golden monkey, and a snow leopard. Starring John Krasinski. I was so looking forward to this documentary. Some of my favorite animals are from China, … Continue reading

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