Review of The Monster of Wall Street Rating **** Having seen this story covered by other documentaries and dramas, I wasn't sure if this iteration was worth the time. After watching all four episodes, I can say that it was worth my time and yours, if for no other reason than the last episode. … [Read more...] about Review of The Monster of Wall Street
This will be my last post for documentaries this year. It has been a banner year for documentaries and documentary series. I'll be posting my year-end best-of list next week. These three are on the list. First up is Good Night Oppy. This Amazon documentary looks at the scientific achievement … [Read more...] about Three more documentaries to close out the year
Review of Pepsi, Where's My Jet Rating **** A company puts out an advertisement with some outrageous offer, thinking that it is unattainable only to learn that someone is trying to claim the offer. That's the plot of this four-part docuseries. The unattainable but attainable offer in this … [Read more...] about Review of Pepsi, Where’s My Jet?
The three docuseries below all have one thing in common – they each deal with what can happen when there is unchecked power. First up is the four episodes Showtime docuseries Spector. This series tells the story of Phil Spector's trial and conviction for the murder of Lana Clarkson. The question … [Read more...] about Three can’t miss docuseries
It wasn't that long ago that watching any documentary required effort. You had to find some art house theatre an hour away. If you were lucky, you might catch something on HBO. Streaming has changed the ballgame for documentaries and documentary series, and Netflix leads the pack. These first two … [Read more...] about Three Netflix documentaries to watch right now
This Netflix docuseries has four gems that tell four different but equally compelling stories. The series is titled Untold. Below is a summary of each documentary in the series. The first in the series is The Girlfriend Who Didn't Exist. This two-part documentary is a catfishing story involving … [Read more...] about Review of the Netflix Documentary Series Untold