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Norman Mailer: The American (2010) Rated NR

A documentary of the life and times of Norman Mailer told by the people who knew him best. Starring Muhammad Ali, Beverly Bentley, and William F. Buckley. This documentary interviews a lot of people who had some influence on the life … Continue reading

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Nine Days That Changed the World (2010) Rated NR

A documentary of the role that Pope John Paul II had in the fall of Communism in Europe and the rise of the labor union, Solidarity. Starring Callista Gingrich, Newt Gingrich, and Pope John Paul II. This documentary follows the forgotten … Continue reading

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Jonestown: Terror in the Jungle (2018) Rated TV-14

A docuseries that looks at the Jonestown Massacre 40 years later. Starring Jason John Cicalese, Matt Zako, and Jack Schrader. This is an amazing documentary on the history of the people’s temple and the culmination of the murders that happened in Jonestown. … Continue reading

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Let the Fire Burn (2013) Rated NR

The history of the conflict between the City of Philadelphia and the Black Liberation organization, MOVE, as they lead to the violent confrontation in 1985. Starring Birdie Africa, Ramona Africa, and Wilson Goode. The film centers on the MOVE organization mostly and … Continue reading

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20 Feet From Stardom (2013) Rated PG-13

A documentary that follows the lives of backup singers to the iconic songs of our time. Starring Lou Adler, Stephanie ‘Stevvi’ Alexander, and Patti Austin. This is a wonderful documentary on the singers behind the headlining performers. The documentary follows singers … Continue reading

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Kemper on Kemper: Inside the Mind of a Serial Killer (2018) Rated TV-MA

Ed Kemper, the co-ed killer, who murdered 10 people including his mother is interviewed by FBI agent John Douglas. His interviews become the backbone to modern criminal psychology. Starring Kevin Convery, Kevin Charles Gauntner, and Ed Kemper. The film looks into the mind … Continue reading

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Warriors of Liberty City (STARZ) Rated TV-MA

A documentary looks at a youth football program known for creating NFL top recruits. Starring Luther Campbell. I get it; the coaches in Liberty City push the kids hard, and the kids have a hard time being kids because they are … Continue reading

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Won’t You Be My Neighbor? (2018) Rated PG-13

A documentary explores the life and lessons of host Fred Rogers. Starring Fred Rogers, Joanne Rogers, and John Rogers. Having grown up watching Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, this film brings back the wonder of my childhood. This documentary reminds us of what’s important in … Continue reading

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Queen of the World (2018) Rated TV-G

A look inside the lives of Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh. Starring Sarah Lancashire, Hannah Belcher, and Korede Bolade. This documentary features private film archives from the royal family as the Queen passes on her wisdom to the younger monarchy. … Continue reading

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In Search of… (History) Rated TV-14

A documentary series examines unexplained phenomena. Starring Zachary Quinto, Kyle Bond, and David Brin. This series’ only draw seems to be that Zachary Quinto reprises the role of host from Leonard Nimoy. There doesn’t seem to be any redeeming qualities to the … Continue reading

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