Category Archives: Documentary

Drinks, Crime and Prohibition (Smithsonian) Rated TV-PG

A miniseries highlights the pros and cons of the American Prohibition. Starring Branford Parker. I thought this miniseries did a fine job taking on the different parts of the American Prohibition and explaining the reasons behind it. The series covers the … Continue reading

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10 Streets That Changed America (PBS) Rated TV-PG

A documentary highlights ten streets that changed America. Starring Michelle Young and Geoffrey Baer. This is a great documentary that highlights the history of ten streets that changed America. The film talks about the history of certain streets from Native American … Continue reading

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The 2000s (CNN) Rated NR

A documentary looks at the trends, pop culture, and events that took place between the years 2000 and 2009. Starring Robert B. Weide. CNN does a wonderful job of chronicling the trends of the new millennium. Now, whether they can tell … Continue reading

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Phenoms (FOX) Rated TV-14

A documentary series follows the next great soccer players as they vie to play in the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Starring  Gordon Ramsay, Dan Wicksman, and Mario Melchiot. This is a great story that follows the ups and downs of … Continue reading

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For the Love of Music: The Story of Nashville (2013) Rated NR

The history of Nashville is documented from its beginning 130 years ago through its evolution into the Music City it is today. Starring Jessi Alexander, Bill Anderson, and Chet Atkins. This documentary provides a wonderful glimpse into the history of Nashville, … Continue reading

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Billy Graham: An Extraordinary Journey (2018) Rated NR

A documentary looks at the life of evangelist Billy Graham. Starring John Akers, Kay Arthur, and Cliff Barrows. This short documentary is a fabulous way to celebrate the life of Billy Graham. It starts with Graham’s childhood on a dairy farm, … Continue reading

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Wrong Man (STARz) Rated TV-MA

A docuseries investigates three prisoners who claim they have wrongful convictions. Starring Ronald Kuby, Sue-Ann Robinson, Joe Kennedy, and Ira Todd. The Wrong Man follows investigators as they reexamine criminal cases of inmates who claim their innocence after years of incarceration. They uncover … Continue reading

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56 Up (2012) Rated NR

In this documentary, Michael Apted interviews the same group of people every seven years to highlight the changes in their lives. The individuals are now 56 years old. Starring Michael Apted, Bruce Balden, and Jacqueline Bassett. This is a unique documentary. … Continue reading

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The Fourth Estate (Showtime) Rated TV-14

A documentary follows the New York Times’ coverage of President Trump’s first year in office. Starring Dean Baquet, Maggie Haberman, and Elisabeth Bumiller. This series shows how the media has become more partisan than unbiased. From the start,  the documentary puts a … Continue reading

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Marcia Clark Investigates the First 48 (A&E) Rated TV-14

Marcia Clark investigates the first 48 hours of high-profile cases. Starring Marcia Clark. Marcia Clark brings her talents and abilities to high-profile investigations. Though she doesn’t offer any new evidence or details, she recounts the investigations and highlights the case’s lack of … Continue reading

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