Documentary Reviews

Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street (2021)

Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street (2021)

Street Gang: How we Got to Sesame Street begins with a look back in time.  The year is 1981, and we are in New York City behind the scenes on the set of Sesame Street.  More than twelve million American children watch what goes on in Sesame Street on an...

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The Tunnel: The Other Side of Darkness (2021)

The Tunnel: The Other Side of Darkness (2021)

When it comes to Australian cinema, it’s no secret that we’ve all seen films that are just another found footage movie. Thankfully, some films were quite successful, memorable, and different from the rest. One of them was a mockumentary, The Tunnel, which was released...

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Julia (2021)

Julia (2021)

Julia is a documentary that follows the life and journey of Julia Child.  Julia was well known for her work on television and was a famous cookbook writer.  But this isn’t just about Julia’s love for food; we also discover about her upbringing, her time...

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Sparkling: The Story of Champagne (2021)

Sparkling: The Story of Champagne (2021)

Champagne! We all know what it is, and perhaps some of you are drinking a glass of it while you're reading this very review. But, do you know where Champagne came from or are you aware of Champagne throughout history? Sparkling: The Story of Champagne reveals...

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My Father and Me (2019)

My Father and Me (2019)

Narrated by Nick Broomfield, the documentary takes its audiences on a personal look at his relationship with his father, Maurice Broomfield. Starting with stunning imagery and a touching musical soundtrack, we learn that Nick’s father, Maurice, worked as a factory...

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Becoming Cousteau (2021)

Becoming Cousteau (2021)

For those who are not aware, Captain Jacques Cousteau is well known for many reasons. He is mostly known for his passion and love of the underwater world, but over 25 years, he also wrote books and featured in a smash-hit TV series, reaching hundreds of millions of...

read more
The Children in the Pictures (2021)

The Children in the Pictures (2021)

In this documentary focusing on online child sexual exploitation, we learn early on that online child sexual exploitation is the world’s fastest-growing major crime.  Yet, in the present day, less than a thousand police worldwide are dedicated to preventing...

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Who is Gatsby Randolph? (2019)

Who is Gatsby Randolph? (2019)

This is not based on a true story; this is a true story. The film introduces us to the legendary Gatsby Randolph through interviews by William Geoffrey, host of the TV show Lifestyles of the Elite & Famous.  William is invited into Gatsby's stunning home not...

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Gunda (2020)

Gunda (2020)

Gunda is a documentary that examines the daily life of several animals living on a farm. Some of these animals include a large pig, a couple of cows and a one-legged chicken. The film takes its audience on a journey while watching these animals doing various...

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The Last Blockbuster (2020)

The Last Blockbuster (2020)

The Last Blockbuster is a documentary about how Blockbuster Video began and eventually became one of the greatest retailers of entertainment. As well as that, this is also the sad story of how the major retailer fell apart leaving only one Blockbuster Store remaining....

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The Mystery of D.B. Cooper (2020)

The Mystery of D.B. Cooper (2020)

The Mystery of D.B. Cooper is a Documentary about one of the biggest aeroplane heists in history.  It was November 1971 and a man known as DB Cooper hijacked a plane flying out of Portland, Oregon.  How did he do it?  A stranger boarded a plane and handed a note to a...

read more
The Leadership (2020)

The Leadership (2020)

A woman named Fabian Dattner is a professional leadership consultant and CEO who had a dream one night and believes she has the key for the future for women everywhere. Fabian gets the idea to put a big group of female scientists on a voyage for 20 days with...

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Brock: Over The Top (2020)

Brock: Over The Top (2020)

Introducing a feature-length documentary that shares the life and journey of Peter Brock.  If you're not familiar with the name, Peter Brock was very well known within Australia.  Many would state that Peter Brock was the most significant racing car driver that...

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House of Cardin (2019)

House of Cardin (2019)

Welcome to a behind the scenes look at the mind of an icon who changed fashion and our world forever. House of Cardin is a documentary that takes fans behind the scenes into the life of Pierre Cardin through archive footage and shows us where his journey began. The...

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David Stratton:  A Cinematic Life (2017)

David Stratton: A Cinematic Life (2017)

In case you’ve never heard of him; David Stratton is a very well-known film critic in Australia. Best known for his tv series “The Movie Show” which also featured another respectful film critic, Margret Pomeranz. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uoTbplWKvOg A Cinematic...

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Tea with the Dames (2018)

Tea with the Dames (2018)

This is a film about four actresses (who are now Dames) catching up together to share stories, have tea, share memories and most importantly laugh. Our Dames are Judi Dench, Eileen Atkins, Joan Plowright & Maggie Smith. https://youtu.be/DeGaIFcq0JU From the...

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Won’t You Be My Neighbor? (2018)

Won’t You Be My Neighbor? (2018)

I had no idea before watching this film who Fred Rogers was. I’ve seen his shows, but I wasn’t aware of this film when it arrived in the cinemas overseas. Many audiences who watched this film only had praises to give out about it. After watching this film myself, I...

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Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind (2018)

Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind (2018)

For those who are not aware, this film is, in fact, a documentary about the life of the late actor, Robin Williams. The film follows his journey from a young boy who became an unforgettable actor, comedian and voice actor for animation films- a man who knew how to...

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Other Documentary Reviews

Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street (2021)

Street Gang: How we Got to Sesame Street begins with a look back in time.  The year is 1981, and we are in New York City behind the scenes on the set of Sesame Street.  More than twelve million American children watch what goes on in Sesame Street on an...

The Tunnel: The Other Side of Darkness (2021)

When it comes to Australian cinema, it’s no secret that we’ve all seen films that are just another found footage movie. Thankfully, some films were quite successful, memorable, and different from the rest. One of them was a mockumentary, The Tunnel, which was released...

Julia (2021)

Julia is a documentary that follows the life and journey of Julia Child.  Julia was well known for her work on television and was a famous cookbook writer.  But this isn’t just about Julia’s love for food; we also discover about her upbringing, her time...

Sparkling: The Story of Champagne (2021)

Champagne! We all know what it is, and perhaps some of you are drinking a glass of it while you're reading this very review. But, do you know where Champagne came from or are you aware of Champagne throughout history? Sparkling: The Story of Champagne reveals...

My Father and Me (2019)

Narrated by Nick Broomfield, the documentary takes its audiences on a personal look at his relationship with his father, Maurice Broomfield. Starting with stunning imagery and a touching musical soundtrack, we learn that Nick’s father, Maurice, worked as a factory...

Becoming Cousteau (2021)

For those who are not aware, Captain Jacques Cousteau is well known for many reasons. He is mostly known for his passion and love of the underwater world, but over 25 years, he also wrote books and featured in a smash-hit TV series, reaching hundreds of millions of...

The Children in the Pictures (2021)

In this documentary focusing on online child sexual exploitation, we learn early on that online child sexual exploitation is the world’s fastest-growing major crime.  Yet, in the present day, less than a thousand police worldwide are dedicated to preventing...

Who is Gatsby Randolph? (2019)

This is not based on a true story; this is a true story. The film introduces us to the legendary Gatsby Randolph through interviews by William Geoffrey, host of the TV show Lifestyles of the Elite & Famous.  William is invited into Gatsby's stunning home not...

Gunda (2020)

Gunda is a documentary that examines the daily life of several animals living on a farm. Some of these animals include a large pig, a couple of cows and a one-legged chicken. The film takes its audience on a journey while watching these animals doing various...

The Last Blockbuster (2020)

The Last Blockbuster is a documentary about how Blockbuster Video began and eventually became one of the greatest retailers of entertainment. As well as that, this is also the sad story of how the major retailer fell apart leaving only one Blockbuster Store remaining....

The Mystery of D.B. Cooper (2020)

The Mystery of D.B. Cooper is a Documentary about one of the biggest aeroplane heists in history.  It was November 1971 and a man known as DB Cooper hijacked a plane flying out of Portland, Oregon.  How did he do it?  A stranger boarded a plane and handed a note to a...

The Leadership (2020)

A woman named Fabian Dattner is a professional leadership consultant and CEO who had a dream one night and believes she has the key for the future for women everywhere. Fabian gets the idea to put a big group of female scientists on a voyage for 20 days with...

Brock: Over The Top (2020)

Introducing a feature-length documentary that shares the life and journey of Peter Brock.  If you're not familiar with the name, Peter Brock was very well known within Australia.  Many would state that Peter Brock was the most significant racing car driver that...

House of Cardin (2019)

Welcome to a behind the scenes look at the mind of an icon who changed fashion and our world forever. House of Cardin is a documentary that takes fans behind the scenes into the life of Pierre Cardin through archive footage and shows us where his journey began. The...

David Stratton: A Cinematic Life (2017)

In case you’ve never heard of him; David Stratton is a very well-known film critic in Australia. Best known for his tv series “The Movie Show” which also featured another respectful film critic, Margret Pomeranz. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uoTbplWKvOg A Cinematic...

Tea with the Dames (2018)

This is a film about four actresses (who are now Dames) catching up together to share stories, have tea, share memories and most importantly laugh. Our Dames are Judi Dench, Eileen Atkins, Joan Plowright & Maggie Smith. https://youtu.be/DeGaIFcq0JU From the...

Won’t You Be My Neighbor? (2018)

I had no idea before watching this film who Fred Rogers was. I’ve seen his shows, but I wasn’t aware of this film when it arrived in the cinemas overseas. Many audiences who watched this film only had praises to give out about it. After watching this film myself, I...

Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind (2018)

For those who are not aware, this film is, in fact, a documentary about the life of the late actor, Robin Williams. The film follows his journey from a young boy who became an unforgettable actor, comedian and voice actor for animation films- a man who knew how to...