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Top 100 Films #50 - The Great White Silence (1924)

#50. The Great White Silence (1924)
Directed by: Herbert Ponting
Written by: Herbert Ponting
Starring: Robert Falcon Scott

Herbert Ponting’s pioneering documentary about Antarctica is definitely the newest addition to my list of favorite films, and for good reason.   308 more words


Doctober II #3 - Hearts and Minds (1974)

Hearts and Minds (1974)
Directed by: Peter Davis
Written by: n/a
Starring: n/a

The Vietnam War has been said to be one of the United States’ most fatal mistakes in modern history, and no matter what your politics are, it’s likely that you agree with this notion.   942 more words


Writing About Film: Pickford Film Center's Doctober

I’ve always been drawn to film. As a kid in my pajamas, hugging my blanket, I would watch The Magical World of Walt Disney on Sunday night TV. 156 more words

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Doctober II #1 - The Thin Blue Line (1988)

The Thin Blue Line (1988)
Directed by: Errol Morris
Written by: Errol Morris
Starring: Randall Adams, David Harris

It’s a rare thing for a film to be widely recognized as a game changer soon after its release, especially in a genre as wide and deep as the documentary film.   812 more words