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On My Television

I have been watching a lot of documentaries and television documentaries recently, so instead of doing full reviews I’m just going for a simple yay or nay. 873 more words


This is Not a Film (2011)

aka In film nist

2014 #97
Jafar Panahi & Mojtaba Mirtahmasb | 79 mins | DVD | 1.78:1 | Iran / Persian | U

You know the kind of people who wait ages and ages for something and really want it and pre-order it or whatever and then when it finally arrives they… add it to a pile and don’t get round to watching/reading/listening to it for even longer than the ‘forever’ they were waiting in the first place? 981 more words

4 Stars

Burden of Dreams (1982)

Werner Herzog had a dream to make the movie I reviewed yesterday, Fitzcarraldo. It’s about a man who wants to make his dream of building an opera house in the middle of the jungle a reality. 309 more words


Nature's Weirdest Events (Series Four)

I reviewed the previous series of this last year, and at the time I had no idea that it was the third series. But here is is again, following the same format of three episodes documenting unusual events in the animal kingdom, and still presented by Chris Packham. 2,806 more words