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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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Buried (Showtime) Rated NR

 Eileen Franklin remembers twenty years after the murder of her best friend that she witnessed the crime. Starring Elaine Tipton, DA Steve Wagstaffe, Douglas Horngrad, and Eileen Franklin. This documentary recalls the crime of the century, when eight-year-old Susan Nason … Continue reading

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Princess Margaret: The Rebel Royal (2018) Rated NR

A documentary on the younger sister of Queen Elizabeth during the social changes of the 60s and 70s. Starring Craig Brown, Anne de Courcy, and Lady Glenconner.  This film documents the life of Princess Margaret, the spare heir. We see … Continue reading

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Jane Austen: Behind Closed Doors (2017) Rated NR

Historian Lucy Worsley travels to the places that Jane Austen knew and lived to better understand her and the world of her novels. Starring Lucy Worsley, Debbie Charlton, and Jeanice Brooks.  Lucy Worsley does what she does best; she takes … Continue reading

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Citizen Hearst: An American Experience Special (2021) Rated NR

 A chronological telling of William Randolph Hearst’s life and media empire. Starring Peter Krause, Robert Chiles, and Stephen Hearst.  This is a brilliant documentary that exposes how our modern media began, and it’s salacious. It also highlights the politicalness of the times … Continue reading

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Missing Dial (NatGeo) Rated NR

In July 2014, Cody Roman Dial Jr. vanished while doing a solo trek through the jungle in Central America. The evidence soon indicates foul play, and a team of explorers and FBI agents follow Dial’s trail to discover answers to his … Continue reading

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CIA vs. Bin Laden: First In (2021) Rated NR

 It is now 20 years after 9/11 and 10 years after Bin Laden’s death. This documentary reveals the CIA’s 10-year hunt for Bin Laden.  I thought this film did a wonderful job at putting the hunt for and killing of Bin … Continue reading

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Eddie the Eagle (2015) Rated PG-13

The film is based on the life of Eddie Edwards, who charmed the world at the 1988 Winter Olympics. Starring Tom Costello, Jo Hartley, Keith Allen, Taron Egerton, and Hugh Jackman. This film is one of those underdog true life … Continue reading

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Operation Lighthouse Rescue (2016) Rated TV-PG

A team of engineers faces the challenge of moving a historic Martha’s Vineyard lighthouse more inland. Starring Izolda Bush, Len Butler, and Holly Herbster. This documentary is an interesting telling of the complexity of moving a historic building 134 feet. … Continue reading

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Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You (2016) Rated UR

A look at the life, work, and political activism of Norman Lear. Starring John Amos, Bea Arthur, and Adrienne Barbeau. This documentary looks at the life of one of the most influential TV producers. Lear tells his life story of … Continue reading

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