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The God Who Wasn't There

The God Who Wasn’t There (2005)

Former fundamentalist Christian Brian Flemming places the core concepts of his former religion under the microscope in a documentary that attempts to do for religion what Morgan Spurlock's Super Size Me did for the fast-food industry. In his bold quest to seek answers to the difficult...

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7.57

Bob Dylan: No Direction Home

Bob Dylan - No Direction Home (2005)

When our foremost modern film director turns his sights on the great modern singer-songwriter, a definitive documentary is assured. Martin Scorsese's No Direction Home follows the early career of Bob Dylan, from his days as a fledgling folk singer to his burst of popularity as the socially...

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8.80

An Evening with Kevin Smith

An Evening with Kevin Smith (2002)

To know the origin of Snoochie-Boochies, you must spend An Evening with Kevin Smith. The Jersey-bred auteur of low-budget comedy proves equally adept as an uncensored raconteur, regaling five college audiences - his most devoted demographic - in this two-disc compilation of lively QandA....

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6.57

American Movie

American Movie (1999)

You're behind on your child support, your phone's being turned off, and you owe money to the IRS -- what do you do? Make a movie! At least that's what beleaguered Wisconsin filmmaker Mark Borchardt decided to do in the Sundance smash American Movie. Documentary director Chris Smith and...

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7.20

Triumph of the Will (Special Edition)

Triumph of the Will (Special Edition) (1934)

Triumph of the Will (Triumph des Willens) is a filmed record of the 1934 Nazi Party Convention, in Nuremberg. No, it is more than just a record: it is an exultation of Adolf Hitler, who from the moment his plane descends from Valhalla-like clouds is visually characterized as a God on Earth....

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7.64

Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price

Wal-Mart - The High Cost of Low Price (2005)

Wal-Mart has become one of America's most successful retail chains by offering everyday goods at low prices for working families. But just how is Wal-Mart able to charge less than many of their rivals, and what has their success done for their employees? Documentary filmmaker Robert Greenwald...

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7.30

Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition

The Endurance - Shackleton’s Legendary Antarctic Expedition (2000)

In 1914, explorer Ernest Shackleton set out to become the first man to cross the frozen wastes of the Antarctic continent on foot; however, a combination of treacherous conditions, unexpected changes in weather, and simple bad luck left Shackleton and his crew of 28 men stranded in one of the...

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5.43

The Celluloid Closet

The Celluloid Closet (Special Edition) (1996)

Based on Vito Russo's groundbreaking 1981 work of film history, The Celluloid Closet gathers clips from dozens of mainstream Hollywood films to illustrate how the movies have dealt explicitly -- and more importantly, implicitly -- with gay and lesbian themes. Layered between the clips are...

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8.90

Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media

Manufacturing Consent - Noam Chomsky and the Media (1993)

The Canadian documentary Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media presents a lengthy, detailed look at the political beliefs of celebrated intellectual Noam Chomsky. Casting only passing glances at Chomsky's groundbreaking work in the field of linguistics and his eventful life,...

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9.25

The Queens of Comedy

The Queens of Comedy

Laura Hayes emcees an evening of raunchy, adults' only humor in this concert film featuring comediennes Mo'Nique, Adele Givens, and Sommore as they perform live at Memphis' Orpheum Theater. Hayes' material focuses on the family as she works the audience between bits, playfully...

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4.50

The Civil War: A Film by Ken Burns

The Civil War - A Film by Ken Burns (1990)

War may be hell, but it can make for great television, as Ken Burns proves in his masterful 11-hour PBS series chronicling the deadliest war in American military history. The Civil War was a landmark TV event that held record numbers of viewers riveted to their screens and reinvented the...

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7.22

The Last Waltz

The Last Waltz (1978)

Martin Scorsese's 1978 capsule history of the Band is mixed with footage of the group's allegedly last performance (certainly their last performance as a quintet) in this particularly stylish concert film. Scorsese shoots the players and their sundry guests with the same flair and enthusiasm...

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7.67
    • Someday I'll FlySomeday I'll FlySomeday I'll Fly tells the story of singer/songwriter John Mayer as told in...
    • Space Station TourSpace Station TourMost of the modules in the International Space Station have four sides and...
    • Counter-IntelligenceCounter-IntelligenceIt is no secret that CIA is engaged in criminal activities around the world, some...
    • The CoveThe CoveThe Cove begins in Taiji, Japan, where former dolphin trainer Ric O’Barry has...
    • The Perfect VaginaThe Perfect VaginaWhat began as a wander through the wacky world of genital plastic surgery became...
    • Evolution Vs. GodEvolution Vs. GodEvolution Vs. God is a documentary trying to challenge the theory of evolution....