The Great Documentary Thread

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The Great Documentary Thread

Postby jdsmith » 17 Nov 2011, 21:21

In my never ending quest to fill my external HD, we turn to documentaries.

I've watched quite a few on Iraq and Afghanistan in recent years and I liked Restropo the best. :thumbsup:

I saw The Last Train Home last year and that was also fantastic and sad as hell.

I spent the last few days downloading a butt load of them, and the ones that I really want to see are

The Wild and Wonderful Whites of West Virgina

The Art of the Steal

Shoah

Murderball

My Kid Could Paint That

Koyaanisqatsi

F for Fake

Battle of Chile


among many others, but in case I missed any really good ones, help a brother out, willya? :) :thumbsup:
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Re: The Great Documentary Thread

Postby Steviebike » 17 Nov 2011, 21:30

Ok.

Dark days; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dark_Days_(film)

Man on wire; http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1155592/

Grizzy Man; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grizzly_Man

Encounters at the end of the world; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Encounters ... _the_World

Dogtown and z-boys; http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0275309/

Riding Giants; http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0275309/

Hope they're of interest to you.

Edit: I like the ones you mentioned... where can they be found?
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Re: The Great Documentary Thread

Postby jdsmith » 17 Nov 2011, 21:38

Steviebike wrote:Ok.

Dark days; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dark_Days_(film)

Man on wire; http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1155592/

Grizzy Man; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grizzly_Man

Encounters at the end of the world; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Encounters ... _the_World

Dogtown and z-boys; http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0275309/

Riding Giants; http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0275309/

Hope they're of interest to you.

Edit: I like the ones you mentioned... where can they be found?


Cool. I've seen Grizzly Man. That was cool but it's nooooo surprise what happened to that guy. :lol:
I've got man on Wire in the wings.

Will check out the others. :thumbsup:
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Re: The Great Documentary Thread

Postby Steviebike » 17 Nov 2011, 21:45

jdsmith wrote:Cool. I've seen Grizzly Man. That was cool but it's nooooo surprise what happened to that guy. :lol:
I've got man on Wire in the wings.

Will check out the others. :thumbsup:


Grizzly man got what was coming! :eek:

Man on wire is good'un
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Re: The Great Documentary Thread

Postby Super Hans » 17 Nov 2011, 21:55

Yeah, Last Train Home. A good watch.
The bones got the wrong detail I hoped it would have for you
Safe for a shin bone or even a hand
It's such a lonely ride...
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Re: The Great Documentary Thread

Postby sandman » 17 Nov 2011, 22:23

Super Hans wrote:Yeah, Last Train Home. A good watch.

I couldn't watch it. Too harrowing for me.

How about No direction Home? Only if you're interested in Dylan, of course -- directed by Scorcese.

Or the Beatles Anthology? Its a massive bit of work.
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Re: The Great Documentary Thread

Postby jdsmith » 17 Nov 2011, 22:25

sandman wrote:
How about No direction Home? Only if you're interested in Dylan, of course -- directed by Scorcese.

Tried. No seeds. :aiyo:
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Re: The Great Documentary Thread

Postby sandman » 17 Nov 2011, 22:30

jdsmith wrote:
sandman wrote:
How about No direction Home? Only if you're interested in Dylan, of course -- directed by Scorcese.

Tried. No seeds. :aiyo:

I'll burn a copy for you if I can find it.
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Re: The Great Documentary Thread

Postby jdsmith » 17 Nov 2011, 22:35

sandman wrote:
jdsmith wrote:
sandman wrote:
How about No direction Home? Only if you're interested in Dylan, of course -- directed by Scorcese.

Tried. No seeds. :aiyo:

I'll burn a copy for you if I can find it.

Just put it on an er, thingy that stores computery stuff and I can just upload into my lappy. :oops: :thumbsup:
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Re: The Great Documentary Thread

Postby sandman » 17 Nov 2011, 22:38

jdsmith wrote:
sandman wrote:
jdsmith wrote:
sandman wrote:
How about No direction Home? Only if you're interested in Dylan, of course -- directed by Scorcese.

Tried. No seeds. :aiyo:

I'll burn a copy for you if I can find it.

Just put it on an er, thingy that stores computery stuff and I can just upload into my lappy. :oops: :thumbsup:

A FLASH DRIVE! Modern technology! Of course. :lol:
Or there's that "Dropbox" thingy. Does that work with films?
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