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Review: “Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond”

Jim Carrey. The mere mention of this name brings up so many memories as a kid growing up that loved comedies. In Living Color clips, Ace Ventura, Dumb and Dumber, and The Mask were viewed more times than I can remember. As I go...
 
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Netflix Recommendation: “Burlesque: Heart Of The Glitter Tribe”

Of the many things that make Portland one of the most unique cities in the U.S., one is certainly the amount of adult entertainment. The strip club scene in Portland is an undeniable calling card, in a city full of them. There ...
 
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“Uncle Howard” Is A Heartbreaking and Courageous Documentary

Howard Brookner was one of the most talented directors and interesting people that you have never heard of. A film director whose student film in college was a documentary on William Burroughs in which he followed the prolific ...
 
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“Casting JonBenet” Scratches the Surface Of Being Interesting

The JonBenet Ramsey murder case is one of the most terrifying in the fact that the victim was a six year old girl and the case, twenty-one years later, remains unsolved. If you’ve even heard a bit about the case (which ev...
 
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“Oklahoma City” Is A Harrowing and Poignant Documentary

April 1995. Oklahoma City. Timothy McVeigh detonated a bomb in the back of a Ryder Truck parked inside the Alfred P. Murrah Federal building, killing 168 people; nine of which were children. He cited the events at Ruby Ridge an...
 
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“The Seven Five” Is An In-Depth Look At the Most Dangerous Cop In NY History

  I love when Netflix adds a lot of movies to its catalogue as I’m constantly looking for something I haven’t seen before. In recent years I’ve really gotten into the documentary scene: some of the storie...
 
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Review: “I am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story” Is Exactly What I Needed

Let’s be honest: things in the outside world are a little hectic right now, and that’s putting it mildly. Where Facebook used to be something I could scroll through to see funny pictures of animals or have someone t...
 
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Review: “I Am Not Your Negro”

  On James Baldwin articulate worldly but American invested in humanity precisely of his time precise of our time 40 years later reflection is not to be ignored but sought out for understanding is essential and as it was l...
 
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Netflix Recommendation: “I Am Your Father” Is Another Piece To the Star Wars Story

Any fan of Star Wars is extremely aware of who David Prowse is. The British actor played Darth Vader in the three original Star Wars movies yet his face was never seen. At the end of the original trilogy, in Return of the Jedi,...
 
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31 Days Of Horror: “Tickled” Is A Surreal Documentary That’s As Interesting As It Is Frightening

I’m sure there are those out there that are wondering why I keep writing about documentaries during our “31 Days Of Horror”, and the truth is reality scares me a lot more than fiction. It has always been the c...
 
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