Tag Archives: Documentary

Documentaries You Should See: Grizzly Man

No discussion of documentaries would be complete without Werner Herzog.  I saw this documentary for the first time in college.  The Discovery Channel played it pretty frequently. the film documents Timothy Treadwell, who spent a number of summers living with … Continue reading

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Documentaries You Should See: Three Identical Strangers

This is a documentary that starts as a feel good story and turns into a thriller. I don’t want to say too much about it, because it takes unbelievable twists and turns.  The music is also very unsettling.  It reminds … Continue reading

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Documentaries You Should See: RBG

RBG is a love letter to Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader-Ginsberg. RBG is an portrayed as an elderly woman, whose age and seeming frailty belie tremendous wisdom, personal strength, and an unbelievable work ethic. It shows how RBG used her … Continue reading

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Documentaries You Should See: Amy

I knew almost nothing about Amy Winehouse before I saw this documentary.  I remembered Graham Norton joking that she “had a dead pet on her head,” and I remembered hearing a snippet of the song Rehab.  Of course I remember … Continue reading

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Documentaries You Should See: An Introduction

I love documentary films. Cleveland loves documentary films.  At the Cleveland International Film Festival, documentaries frequently win the Roxanne T Mueller Audience Choice Award for best film. I’ve seen a lot of documentaries over the year. So, I am going … Continue reading

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Films About Women 21

1 Osama Those of you who read my blog on a regular basis will know that I love Shakespeare. One of the common motifs in Shakespeare comedies is for a girl to disguise herself as a boy. Viola in Twelfth … Continue reading

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