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Documentary (genre)

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  • History's mystery

    History's mystery
    It was a bright, chilly morning when the Greyhound bus deposited me at the tiny depot and train station in Frederick. My daylong itinerary would require equal parts walking and sleuthing in this more than 250-year-old city. My mission: to traverse...
  • Review: 'Monogamy' only lets some of its relationship issues bubble to the top

    Review: 'Monogamy' only lets some of its relationship issues bubble to the top
    **1/2 (out of four) Guess what’s got freelance photographer Theo’s (Chris Messina) attention less than four months before his wedding. Is it the font and color of his and fiancé Nat’s (Rashida Jones) invitations? Or could it be the...
  • 'Triangle' explains the fire that killed 146 and changed labor laws

    Ultimately, they had no choice except for how they would perish: burn or leap to death. The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory workers were trapped on March 25, 1911. HBO's excellent "Triangle: Remembering the Fire" marks the centennial with a 40-minute...
  • Willie 3 Waffles Template

    If I haven't proven it to you yet, it's time to believe it now.   Documentaries don't have to be boring, and Freakonomics is a perfect example (of not being boring). Some of the most talented documentarians in the business have gathered together to bring...
  • 'The King's Speech'

    'The King's Speech'
    After winning virtually every film award there is for his portrayal of the stammering King George VI, Colin Firth was the unsurprising but hugely deserving recipient of a best actor Oscar for this superb drama, also named best picture. Director Tom...
  • 'Gulliver's Travels'

    'Gulliver's Travels'
    Knowing that Jack Black has the title role as the traveler thrown off course to end up towering over tiny Lilliputians, you can pretty much expect this isn't your father's "Gulliver." Indeed, the original Jonathan Swift story is contoured to Black's very...
  • 'Somewhere'

    'Somewhere'
    Sofia Coppola made a big mark as a writer-director with "Lost in Translation," winning an Oscar for the script, and she delves into another probe of a relationship between an older man and a younger woman in this drama - but in this case, it's a father...
  • NBC renews 'Community,' 'Parks & Rec,' 'The Office;' Syfy keeps 'Being Human'

    NBC renews 'Community,' 'Parks & Rec,' 'The Office;' Syfy keeps 'Being Human'
    NBC renewed "The Office," "Parks and Recreation" and "Community" for the 2011-12 season on Thursday. It will be the third season for "Community," which stars Chicago native Danny Pudi, and a fourth for "Parks and Recreation." "The Office" will be back...
  • Five for Friday: Memorable March Madness moments since 1991

    Five for Friday: Memorable March Madness moments since 1991
    After a dizzying start to the Round of 64 on Thursday, a day of buzzer-beaters, Jimmermania and Morehead State staking its claim to a glass slipper, I’ve got a fever, and the only prescription is more March Madness. But since I’m going on...
  • Our Laguna: Art spotlight shines on Rocker, others

    Our Laguna: Art spotlight shines on Rocker, others
    [seven-degrees] rocked April 1 — no fooling. The annual Art Stars Awards included a short set by Lee Rocker, recipient of the Laguna Beach Alliance for the Arts' Visionary of the Year award, for his influence on the revival of rockabilly. Rocker's...
  • Has Syfy abandoned sci fi for reality TV?

    Has Syfy abandoned sci fi for reality TV?
    Remember when MTV stopped playing music videos and became just another cable network filled with irritating (and non-music related) reality programming? Well, looks like Syfy is moving in the same direction. During its 2011 Syfy Upfront on Tuesday, the...