Articles about documentary
The 100th anniversary of the legendary and tragic sinking of the RMS Titanic will take place on April 15, 2012. The release of the movie Titanic in 1997 led many to want to discover more about the facts surrounding the sinking as well as the discovery of the ship in 1985. In the past 20 years, several documentaries have provided answers to those questions and have explored both the circumstances surrounding the sinking and current site of the wreck itself.
A documentary is a film that people use to share their passions with others. For example, if someone is concerned about the environment, they may create a documentary to educate people. Or maybe they believe that many people have destructive eating behaviors. A documentary film can explain the reasons...
The Art of Deception is a Randall Evans documentary that explains the various methods used by people to produce "puppet" documentaries that push a specific agenda and that are so convincing that their audiences do not question the falsehoods. Well known works like Al Gore's the Inconvenient Truth and Jason Russell's Kony 2012 come under attack for seeking to enrich their producers by startling audiences with trumped up claims.
This list is made up of great documentaries of equal caliber, however I am listing these according to my preference so please just roll with it :)
5. Fog of War
This is a very informative documentary that accounts Robert S. McNamara's perspective and experiences as secretary of defence, while never...
A personal review into the documentary Pumping Iron, which stars Arnold Schwarzenegger and Lou Ferrigno.
The documentary film Super Size Me was made to bring awareness to the public about corporate responsibility regarding the food we Americans eat that makes us overweight and obese. Spurlock made the documentary Super Size Me with an intention to "launch a national conversation over fast food and nutrition" after watching news coverage of a McDonald's lawsuit (Parker, 2004, para. 3)
The Smash Brothers, a film directed by documentary filmmaker Travis Beauchamp looks into the highs, lows and everything in between of the Super Smash Bros. fighting community.
On the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the Civil War, US public television has re-run the eponymously titled groundbreaking documentary series by Ken Burns. This article is an attempt to summarize the thoughts and reactions going through my mind on finally watching this series from beginning to end....
Homeschool families are often looking for unique ways to study different topics. Using videos has always been popular and now with NetFlix it is even easier. There are plenty of videos on Ancient Rome available on Netflix, some can be streamed and more are available on DVD.
Super Size Me Morgan Spurlocks' film Super Size Me is a piece of rhetoric that intends to provoke a dialogue about fast food. This paper will examine the techniques and topics used in the film to provoke a discussion about fast food ultimately leading to a discussion on the topic of obesity
I'm 51 and 6 feet tall. I weigh 16 and a half stones (231 pounds) and I take medication for high blood pressure. I think a reasonable target weight would be 13 stones (182 pounds) so I need to lose about 50 pounds. If I lose weight at the...