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Elizabeth: A Portrait in Part(s) (2022) Rated NR

 A documentary on the longest reign of the British monarchy in history. Starring Queen Elizabeth II This documentary showcases, in film, the longest reign in history of the Queen in Britain. The film takes historical footage of Queen Elizabeth throughout … Continue reading

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Joe Papp in Five Acts (2012) Rated NR

 Joe Papp is a producer and director who believes theater is for everyone, regardless of status or race. Starring Olympia Dukakis, David Hare, and David Henry Hwang.  Joe Papp is someone I could agree with and also disagree with. I … Continue reading

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Two Shallow Graves: The McStay Family Murders (ID) Rated TV-14

 The documentary recounts the disappearance of the McStay family and the trial of Chase Merritt. Starring Tony Azzaro, Suzanne Armstrong, and Shawn Patrick Murphy.  This show does what true crime TV does best. We have a questionable defendant, the questionable … Continue reading

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The Lost Colony of Roanoke: New Evidence (2022) Rated NR

A joint team of investigators from the U.S. and U.K. seeks to find out what really happened to the Roanoke colony. Starring Scott Dawson and Mark Horton Genres. This is an interesting documentary. We have a couple of scientists excavating … Continue reading

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Try Harder! (2021) Rated NR

Seniors at one of the best high schools in the country vie for acceptance to elite colleges in the country. Starring Alvan Cai, Shealand Fairchild, and Rachael Schmidt.  I know this documentary wanted to showcase the pressure kids in high … Continue reading

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When We Were Bullies (2021) Rated NR

A filmmaker tracks down his fifth-grade class to examine their memories of a bullying incident that happened 50 years ago. Starring Mark Athitakis, Ruth Bromberg, and Wendy Newman.  This is an interesting documentary. The filmmaker remembers an incident he regrets … Continue reading

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The Craftsman (Magnolia) Rated NR

Master craftsman and woodworker Eric Hollenbeck works at restoring historic homes and treasures around his hometown. Starring Eric Hollenbeck. This show is interesting as Hollenbeck, who loves old things, talks about restoring the treasures around his hometown. The show has … Continue reading

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Hamilton’s Pharmacopeia (Viceland) Rated TV-MA

A documentary series on the history, chemistry, and societal impacts of our drugs. Starring Hamilton Morris, Jason Wallach, and Timothy Wyllie. This show doesn’t cover the history of aspirin, it’s more about the history of drugs of choice. While this … Continue reading

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Hamilton’s America (2016) Rated TV-G

Hamilton’s America takes you behind the scenes of the creation of the hit musical Hamilton by Lin-Manuel Miranda. Starring Lin-Manuel Miranda, Barack Obama, and George W. Bush. This documentary takes you behind the scenes of the making of a Broadway … Continue reading

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Insecure: The End (2021) Rated NR

 An intimate look at the making of the final season and the cultural impact of “Insecure.” Starring Issa Rae, Jay Ellis, Yvonne Orji This documentary is a look behind scenes of the final season of the show Insecure. I have … Continue reading

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