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reviewed Countdown to Zero. July 31, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
Countdown to Zero (movie)
COUNTDOWN TO ZERO Directed by Lucy Walker      “Somebody’s going to make a mistake some day and we’re all going to suffer for it.”    There are …
reviewed Grizzly Man. July 29, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
Grizzly Man
 For thirteen summers, Timothy Treadwell lived among the wild grizzly bears of Alaska. An untrained but fervent bear-lover, he took his videos and message of bear preservation to schools during his …
reviewed Twilight in Forks. July 24, 2010
Twilight in Forks
This is a little known documentary about Forks Washington, the birthplace of the Twilight saga. I picked this up on eBay for like $8 after i saw the preview for it on the special edition New Moon DVD. …
reviewed ABC Africa. July 20, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
ABC Africa
What is perhaps most distinctive about the impression left by this film is the apparent incongruity between its troubling subject matter and the vibrance of the children whose laughter and dance and song …
reviewed Directing the Documentary, Fifth Edition. July 14, 2010
Directing the Documentary, Fifth Edition
This is the bible of documentary film making. This book will be especially useful for beginners and film students but also for the more accomplished film makers. If you're a film maker looking to get …
reviewed I Want to be a Mathematician: A Conve.... July 10, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
I Want to be a Mathematician: A Conversation with
The late Paul Halmos was many things in and out of the world of mathematics. He was an educator, mathematician, teacher, writer, speaker, chronicler, and a bit of a philosopher. In this DVD, all of those …
reviewed Yellowstone: Battle for Life. July 07, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
Yellowstone: Battle for Life
] is a good documentary of Yellowstone, don't expect the fast pace and drama from BBC's Life (narrated by David Attenborough) [Blu-ray]. Like all of the BBC Nature Unit's work, Yellowstone has incredible …
reviewed Collapse. June 17, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
Collapse
Food supplies are dwindling; oil supplies are tentative and volatile; and populations are increasing along with poverty and greed. These themes are not new, but Michael Ruppert's projections of world …
reviewed For Neda. June 13, 2010
For Neda
Be it accident or be it the critical mass consciousness, I came across this video yesterday. It is said to be officially released tomorrow but it is now distributed through Youtube in English, Farsi and …
reviewed The Perilous Fight - America's World .... June 11, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
The Perilous Fight - America's World War II in
This tape contains the first extensive color film of a war, there is no black and white film and there are no interviews. Amateurs in the United States shot a great deal of the video; but there is also …
reviewed Babies (2010). May 21, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
Babies (2010)
BABIES is a feel good movie that arguably has absolutely no point, or is very profound. It is a documentary that essentially films the first year or so in the lives of 4 babies from vastly different parts …
reviewed King Corn. May 14, 2010
posted in Healthy Lifestyle
King Corn
   My family loved Super Size Me. We've watched it several times and always with horrified fascination at the downward spiral of Morgan Spurlock during his 30-day fast-food experiment.    …
reviewed Taxi to the Dark Side (2007 movie). April 25, 2010
Taxi to the Dark Side
Pros: disturbing, intense, thought provoking     Cons: none     The Bottom Line:   "The lunatic_is_in my head   You raise_the_blade, you make_the_change …
reviewed Burma VJ. April 21, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
BURMA YJ: Reporting From...
It has been more than two decades since I saw the people of the Philippines overthrow the Marcos regime through peaceful means. Hopes were running high during that time; and while I cannot say whether …
reviewed The Age of Stupid. April 20, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
The Age of Stupid
I was very excited to find out The Age of Stupid would premiere in the US on television on Planet Green on April 17th, 2010. I really wanted to watch it on my big screen (which I felt guilty about after …
reviewed America the Beautiful (movie). April 18, 2010
America the Beautiful Shorts
Director Darryl Roberts' provocative documentary examines America's fixation with outward appearance and the unrealistic standards of beauty dictated to the public by the media, pop culture and the fashion …
reviewed Capitalism: A Love Story (2009). April 17, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
Capitalism: A Love Story (2009)
I like Michael Moore. I think it's a good thing that the left has an agitator that goes around making lots of noise and raising a fuss, and it helps that he is pretty entertaining. It doesn't help that …
reviewed The U.S. vs. John Lennon. April 16, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
The U.S. vs. John Lennon
Pros: interesting interviews, startling information     Cons: a bit long     The Bottom Line:   "Imagine there's no countries  It isn't hard …
reviewed Renzo Gracie: Legacy. April 09, 2010
posted in WHAT CAN I SAY?
RENZO GRACIE - LEGACY
RENZO GRACIE    LEGACY       Probably the greatest documentary on a Mixed Martial Artist and it just so happens it is on one of the all time greats, Renzo Gracie. The Gracie's …
reviewed The Ascent of Money. March 28, 2010
posted in Business Matters
The Ascent of Money
"Money is only worth what other people will give in exchange for it."   "Money is trust inscribed."    "Money is portable power."      …
reviewed Wild China. March 21, 2010
posted in Green Living
Wild China
A wildlife documentary produced by BBC in cooperation with China’s State TV Station CCTV which showcases some of China’s less well-known treasures… wildlife. From the roof top of Tibet …
reviewed Young at Heart. March 21, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
Young at Heart
Pros: great story, some rousing folks     Cons: none for me     The Bottom Line:   "And if you should survive to 105  Look at all you’ll …
reviewed Food, Inc.. March 09, 2010
posted in Green Living
Food, Inc.
This movie has really changed the way I think about food. I've been a vegetarian for a while, but I never really thought about where my food comes from, and more importantly, what's in my food.   …
reviewed Man on Wire. February 26, 2010
Man on Wire
Pros: beautiful interpretation by one man of life     Cons: none for me     The Bottom Line:   "Would I have walked between two towers,  Just …
reviewed Trekkies. February 25, 2010
Trekkies
The Star Trek fans featured on this tape range from the simply serious fan to the fan that needs to seriously get a life. Some of the people are so devoted to the show that they have lost track of what …
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