Hillary: Four Hours Is Worth It For Clinton

Whether or not you’re a fan of Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, the Hulu documentary series offers insight into both her life and marriage. The four-part documentary series runs in at 253 minutes.  It’s a worthy commitment to binge-watch in one day but the decision is totally worth it.  It’s how I spent my Sunday afternoon following the end of a very long week. Before I go any further, I’ll disclaim that I am…

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TIFF 2018: Fahrenheit 11/9 is Crucial for Midterms

Michael Moore’s Fahrenheit 11/9 is without a doubt the most crucial documentary to be seen heading into the midterm elections. Moore starts off the film by taking us to Election Eve 2016.  This was a different time in America.  Everybody had all but assumed that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton would be elected president the next day.  The Donald Trump presidential campaign had a 15% chance of winning according to the polls.  Laughable, right?…

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American Chaos: A Look at the 2016 Election

American Chaos is a well-made cinéma-vérité road documentary as a filmmaker travels through Red States seeking to understand their feelings. Filmmaker James D. Stern travels around the country as he seeks to learn more in six months leading up to Election Day 2016.  Why do Red State Americans maintain feelings against the Obama administration?  The filmmaker travels to those areas of red states to find out why.  The resulting film is one that shows that…

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John McCain: For Whom The Bells Toll

The longtime Arizona Senator and military hero, Senator John McCain, is celebrated in the HBO documentary, John McCain: For Whom The Bells Toll. I hesitate to use the word celebrated but given the senator’s cancer diagnosis, it’s a better term to use than “profile.”  Family, friends, and colleagues share their thoughts on McCain’s life and work habits in his bittersweet documentary.  In airing the documentary while he’s still alive, it gives the senator an opportunity…

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