Category Archives: Documentary

Golden Girls: Ageless (2021) Rated NR

This film dives into the seven years that the Golden Girls television show was on the air. They talk about how these four women came together with the best writing and the drama behind the scenes, which made the progressive  smash-hit … Continue reading

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The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song (PBS) Rated NR

This series follows the story of the Black church through history and culture in order to have cultural change. Starring Henry Louis Gates Jr., Cornel West, and Reginald L. Barnes. I was not impressed with this series. However, the historical … Continue reading

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A Very British Murder with Lucy Worsley (2013) Rated PG-13

This documentary takes a look at murders from British history, starting with Jack the Ripper and on to Agatha Christie’s mysteries. Starring Lucy Worsley, Michael Kirk, and Ian Burney. This is a brilliant documentary. Lucy Worsley knows her history, and … Continue reading

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Josephine Baker: The Story of an Awakening (2018) Rated NR

Josephine Baker was born into poverty in Missouri in 1906. She moved to France where she became a dancer and hailed as the Queen of Paris. She joined the French Resistance and became a civil rights activist. Starring Léonie Simaga, … Continue reading

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Preppy Killer: My Friend the Murderer (2021) Rated NR

Margo Manhattan gives us a look at former friend, Robert Chambers, who murdered Jennifer Levin in Central Park. Starring Megan Fleming, Hunter Hart Lightner, and Randy McDaniel. This special looks at the Preppy Killer, who he was, how the media … Continue reading

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Epic Yellowstone (Smithsonian) Rated TV-PG

Yellowstone is a place of battles between predators and prey and where winter snows turn into spring growth. Starring Bill Pullman. This series takes us through the year in the landscape of Yellowstone National Park. We follow the animals as … Continue reading

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Nature’s Epic Journeys (PBS) Rated TV-PG

Every year, millions of animals take epic journeys to reach their destinations. Starring Nigel Barber, Liz Bonnin, and Saba Douglas-Hamilton. This documentary highlights the journey that animals take for food, shelter, water, and to reproduce. It brilliantly showcases these animals … Continue reading

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Baseball (1994) Rated TV-PG

Ken Burns’ documentary on the history of Baseball through the years. Starring John Chancellor, Daniel Okrent, and Ossie Davis. Ken Burns really researches his topics for documentaries. This series is no exception. We begin with the legend that started it … Continue reading

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A Merry Tudor Christmas with Lucy Worsley (2019) Rated NR

Lucy Worsley takes us back to the Tudor dynasty and the 12 days of Christmas. We celebrate with food, presents, dress, dances, music, celebrations, and customs. Starring Lucy Worsley. Lucy Worsley does a wonderful job at taking us into the … Continue reading

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Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool (2019) Rated NR

A documentary follows the life of Miles Davis by interviewing those around him. Starring Carl Lumbly, Miles Davis, and Reginald Petty. This documentary covers the life of Miles Davis and the many talents he had. As with any documentary, you … Continue reading

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