Don’t forget about Doc
fuer die Dokufilm-liebhaber unter Euch: Abseits von Michael Moore und supersize me gibts einige interessante Sachen, die unten angegebenen haben bei uns in der WG zu hitzigen aber spannenden Diskussionen gefuehrt. wichtig ist nur, dass man erstmal anfaengt, da die Dinger (zumindest fuer mich) erstmal nicht so attraktiv sind wie Spielfilme… und ich weiss nicht wie leicht die in D zu gucken sind, hier waren die einfach streamable ueber netflix…
Filmmaker Chris Bell points the camera at his brothers and himself — all of them users of steroids — for this thought-provoking examination of sports, competition and the unyielding pressure to succeed. By exploring the reasons behind steroid use and its effects within his own family, Bell asks whether the winning-is-everything attitude that’s so prevalent in American society has truly built a better athlete.
When Steve Wiebe got laid off, he turned to the classic arcade game Donkey Kong for solace; soon, he decided to challenge Billy Mitchell’s long-standing record score. So began the bitter rivalry that lies at the heart of this curiously compelling documentary. Providing a history of competitive video gaming and a look at some of the key players, The King of Kong is at its best when revealing just how far Mitchell will go to retain his crown.
This penetrating documentary from director Billy Corben pulls out all the stops to explore the many dimensions of Miami’s cocaine-trafficking boom of the 1980s, as told by the smugglers, cops and average citizens who were there. The film is an unflinching study of Miami’s most notorious and lethal vice — from how the drug was moved and its financial impact on the city to the havoc and violence that followed in its wake.