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 Post subject: Re: Favorite Documentaries
PostPosted: Sun November 16, 2014 12:04 am 
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I've watched countless WWII docs, too many to name here.

Lots of good ones named here already. A couple more to add:
Trinity and Beyond
Jiro Dreams of Sushi


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Jiro Dreams of Sushi

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 Post subject: Re: Favorite Documentaries
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Bill Cunningham New York is a lovely and heartbreaking little film.


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 Post subject: Re: Favorite Documentaries
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- Microcosmos
- The Shock Doctrine
- La Ilha das Flores
- No Direction Home
- Searching For Sugar Man

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 Post subject: Re: Favorite Documentaries
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durdencommatyler wrote:
Room 237 is pretty fantastic.

:throwup:

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I thought Catfish was mostly fraudulent bullshit.

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 Post subject: Re: Favorite Documentaries
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LoathedVermin72 wrote:
durdencommatyler wrote:
Room 237 is pretty fantastic.

:throwup:

You didn't find it hilarious and thoroughly entertaining? I just.... I can't.


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 Post subject: Re: Favorite Documentaries
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BurtReynolds wrote:
I thought Catfish was mostly fraudulent bullshit.

So, not worth seeing then?


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 Post subject: Re: Favorite Documentaries
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durdencommatyler wrote:
BurtReynolds wrote:
I thought Catfish was mostly fraudulent bullshit.

So, not worth seeing then?

If you want to see amateur filmmakers pretend to be in love/scared/shocked by obviously contrived and constructed events, go for it.

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 Post subject: Re: Favorite Documentaries
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BurtReynolds wrote:
durdencommatyler wrote:
BurtReynolds wrote:
I thought Catfish was mostly fraudulent bullshit.

So, not worth seeing then?

If you want to see amateur filmmakers pretend to be in love/scared/shocked by obviously contrived and constructed events, go for it.

How much worse is it than the Sunny episode about catfishing?


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durdencommatyler wrote:
LoathedVermin72 wrote:
durdencommatyler wrote:
Room 237 is pretty fantastic.

:throwup:

You didn't find it hilarious and thoroughly entertaining? I just.... I can't.

I thought it was insufferable. A bunch of ridiculous windbags droning on about their insane, bullshit theories. Ugh.

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BurtReynolds wrote:
I thought Catfish was mostly fraudulent bullshit.

the most meta statement of all time


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 Post subject: Re: Favorite Documentaries
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Has anyone seen The Bridge?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Bridge_(2006_documentary_film)


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 Post subject: Re: Favorite Documentaries
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Team LV on Room 237. I'm a pretty big Shining fan and I thought it was damn near unwatchable. Particularly annoying were the cutscenes from other Kubrick films that had fucking nothing to do with what they were talking about.


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 Post subject: Re: Favorite Documentaries
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LetMeSleep wrote:

I have. It's all right. Pretty average doc.

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durdencommatyler wrote:
BurtReynolds wrote:
durdencommatyler wrote:
BurtReynolds wrote:
I thought Catfish was mostly fraudulent bullshit.

So, not worth seeing then?

If you want to see amateur filmmakers pretend to be in love/scared/shocked by obviously contrived and constructed events, go for it.

How much worse is it than the Sunny episode about catfishing?

You send your hair to a guy; you give that guy a sense of you, and your smells.

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 Post subject: Re: Favorite Documentaries
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Someone mentioned King Of Kong. :thumbsup:

There was a spelling bee one a decade back too which was fascinating.

Babies was good too.


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 Post subject: Re: Favorite Documentaries
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Restrepo was really good.

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 Post subject: Re: Favorite Documentaries
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LoathedVermin72 wrote:
durdencommatyler wrote:
LoathedVermin72 wrote:
durdencommatyler wrote:
Room 237 is pretty fantastic.

:throwup:

You didn't find it hilarious and thoroughly entertaining? I just.... I can't.

I thought it was insufferable. A bunch of ridiculous windbags droning on about their insane, bullshit theories. Ugh.

It was hilarious. My favorite was the Kubrick faked the moon landing theory. Just absolute horshit.

However, the movie did teach me a lot about why The Shining is such an unsettling film. Kubrick did some brilliant maneuvering, some expert psychological sleight of hand.


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Yes! :heartbeat:


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