documentaries

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The-Red-Pill-2016-movie poster

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(on Wikipedia - warning: ideological bias)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3686998/
http://www.theredpillmovie.com/

A feminist's documentary about men's (human) rights.

A refreshing piece of work, with the intellectual morals to actually talk to the men's rights advocates being talked about. The contrast between "the sides" is truly astonishing.



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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0420917/

This is a 90-minute retrospective documentary for Clerks (1994) that focuses on Smith's early inception of the film, the process of making and distributing and finally, the reaction and response to the film from critics and fans.

It's full of bits of trivia, but is uninteresting to all but the hardcore fans. It's got a lot of masturbatory stuff in it, but even ignoring that, and including my love of the film it documents, I didn't like it.

  • Properly titled Snowball Effect: The Story of 'Clerks'
  • This is available on the bonus CD of "Clerks X", the 10-year anniversary money grab edition.



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Bastardy (2008) poster

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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1310363/

A documentary that follows Jack Charles for seven years.

A thoughtful movie that focuses more on his fallen-lifestyle than his rise, success, fall and recovery. Though it was not its intention to, I find this movie reveals a lot about how fallen men are treated. No respect, no concern, no support. Acting out and desperation are treated as crimes, not cries.

  • Jack Charles, aka Jackie Charles.
  • "Bastardy" is illegitimacy.
  • Jack Charles on IMDB
  • While Jack is notable, and Bastardy won the 2009 AFI Award for Best Feature-Length Documentary, this film has no Wikipedia entry. I feel that says a lot.



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