Category Archives: Documentary

Ex Libris: A Film by Frederick Wiseman: The New York Public Library (2017) – reviewed by George

I wanted to see this, but I have had it since Sept. 4 of last year, and have been put off by its length: 3 hours and 25 minutes. Finally a few days ago I said alright, the time has … Continue reading

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Dangerous Beauty (1998) Reviewed by Anita ***

A true life film-story Dangerous Beauty is adapted from the novel The Honest Courtesan, a tale about a brave woman and her role in saving one of Italy’s most beautiful cities Venice. Veronica Franco (Catherine McCormack) is that remarkable woman, … Continue reading

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If You’re not in the Obit, Eat Breakfast (2017) Reviewed by Anita *****

This is a wonderful American documentary about life after 65.  Director Danny Gold brings to center stage how society has marginalized this age bracket and the secret to living well into your 90’s loving and celebrating every minute. Star Carl … Continue reading

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Wall Street of the West – The Story of the Fort Worth Stockyards (2001) – reviewed by George

I saw this documentary on PBS. It really fits in with today’s Randolph Scott western (see following review). Fort Worth was an actual fort in north Texas, built, I believe, in 1849. In 1853 soldiers abandoned the fort and moved … Continue reading

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