Documentaries

The Corporation – 2004

Posted in - Cultural & Social & Documentaries & Political & Corporate on April 24th 2010 0 Comments The Corporation Documentary Review

“The Corporation is today’s dominant institution, creating great wealth but also great harm. This 26 award-winning documentary examines the nature, evolution, impacts and future of the modern business corporation and the increasing role it plays in society and our everyday lives.” – From the Corporation Website

The Corporation is probably one of the …

Simon Schama’s, Power of Art – 2006

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Simon Schama’s, Power of Art, is a collection of BBC documentaries, covering the history of some of our greatest artists. This film is slow paced, probably making it most appropriate for avid fans of the arts.

The program features an in-depth history of works by Caravaggio, Bernini, Rembrandt, David, Turner, Van Gogh, Picasso …

Outfoxed: Murdoch’s War on Journalism – 2004

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Outfoxed is a spectacular, in-depth exploration into the darker side of journalism. This documentary probe’s Rupert Murdoch’s corruption at Fox News, and the dirty game Fox newscasters are forced to play a part of. Interviews with ex-employees and loads of distasteful Fox News footage, make this film boom with conspiracy.

The Atheism Tapes – 2004

Posted in - Documentaries & Religious & Spiritual on April 23rd 2010 0 Comments The Atheism Tapes Documentary Review

The Atheism Tapes consist of a series of BBC interviews with author of The God Delusion; theologian Denys Turner, biologist Richard Dawkins, physicist Steven Weinberg, and philosophers Daniel Dennett and Colin McGinn discuss their theories about whether God exists.

The series dedicates a full DVD to each interview, making the Atheism Tapes dry …

What the Bleep?! Down the Rabbit Hole – 2006

Posted in - Documentaries & Nature & Science & Religious & Spiritual on April 23rd 2010 0 Comments What the Bleep? Down the Rabbit Hole Documentary Review

What the Bleep?! Down the Rabbit Hole, is the mind-twisting extension of the original release, What the Bleep Do We Know? The world of quantum physics raises massive questions about the relationship between science and spirituality. Could science actually support our theories of spirituality? Could the laws of science be less predictable …

Who Killed the Electric Car? – 2006

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In 1996, the electric car was booming in California, (thanks to a short-lived law requiring car companies to produce them)… Who Killed the Electric Car?, explores the mystery behind why the technology was halted in its tracks. With interviews from former EV-1 vehicle owners (such as Mel Gibson), footage of vehicles being …