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Extremis (2016) Directed by Dan Krauss

The end-of-life decisions in an ICU can be harrowing. The challenges face not only the families of the patients, but also the professionals working with them. 167 more words


Oscars 2017 - Best Documentary Feature

This year’s documentaries have a strong racial focus, as frontrunners OJ: Made in America and 13th, as well as I am Not Your Negro… 116 more words


"Fire At Sea" (Italy)

“Fire At Sea” (Italy)
Directed by Gianfranco Rosi

Not quite sure how to review this Oscar nominated documentary, or if it even should be. It is important that people see it, at least many parts of it. 491 more words

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Friday Open Thread | 2017 Oscar Nominees: Best Documentary

In 2017, there are five Best Documentary Nominees. Four of them are Black.

1. I Am Not Your Negro
2. O.J.: Made in America
3. 13th… 32 more words


Oscars 2016 Category Breakdown: Best Documentary Feature

Every year before the Oscars I break down each of the 24 categories. I do this to familiarize everyone with the category, how it typically goes, voting-wise, historically and also as a precursor to my picks article, allowing me to get most of the heavy lifting out of the way beforehand. 1,178 more words


Academy Awards Predictions 2017 - Best Documentary Feature

I am fascinated by the 2017 Academy Award Best Documentary race. In a normal year, a film like 13th would be the clear favorite. It is adherent to the talking-head documentary formula will having important and informative subject matter. 171 more words


FINAL 2017 Oscar Predictions: Best Animated Feature, Foreign Language Film, and Documentary

This post was updated January 13th and these predictions are FINAL.

Best Animated Feature

The Predicted Nominees

It’s Zootopia vs Kubo and the Two Strings… 587 more words