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Super Size Me 2004
Several legal suits have been brought against McDonald's Restaurants that they are knowingly selling food that is unhealthy. Some of the court decisions have stated that the plaintiffs would have a claim if they could prove that eating the food every day for every meal is dangerous. As such, documentarian Morgan Spurlock conducts an unscientific experiment using himself as the guinea pig: eat only McDonald's for thirty days, three meals a day. If he is asked by the clerk if he would like the meal super sized, he has to say yes. And by the end of the thirty days, he will have had to have eaten every single menu item at least once. Before starting the experiment, he is tested by three doctors - a general practitioner, a cardiologist and a gastroenterologist - who pronounce his general health to be outstanding. They will also monitor him over the thirty days to ensure that he is not placing his health into irreparable damage. He also consults with a dietitian/nutritionist and an exercise physiologist, the latter who also deems him to be above average fitness. As it mimics the lifestyle of those who eat fast food, he will also do no exercise for the thirty days, limiting himself to under 5,000 steps per day (the approximate equivalent of 2½ miles). These health and medical experts have some predictions about his general health and wellness by the end of the experiment. His vegan chef girlfriend also has some predictions about how this experiment will affect his mood and therefore their relationship. As he goes through the experiment, he speaks to a number of people - many experts in their respective fields - on the pros and cons of the fast food lifestyle. Just over halfway through the experiment, it is evident that even the experts can be wrong, and not in a good way.
Category: Comedy, Documentary, Drama
Stars: Morgan Spurlock,Daryl Isaacs,Lisa Ganjhu,Stephen Siegel,Bridget Bennett,Eric Rowley,Mark Fenton,Alexandra Jamieson,John Banzhaf,David Satcher,Lisa Young,Kelly Brownell,Jacob Sullum,Tommy Thompson,William J. Klish
7.4 IMDB Rating 3,772 Views
Bill Maher interviews some of religion's oddest adherents. Muslims, Jews and Christians of many kinds pass before his jaundiced eye. Maher goes to a Creationist Museum in Kentucky, which shows that dinosaurs and people lived at the same time 5000 years ago. He talks to truckers at a Truckers' Chapel. (Sign outside: "Jesus love you.") He goes to a theme park called Holy Land in Florida. He speaks to a rabbi in league with Holocaust deniers. He talks to a Muslim musician who preaches hatred of Jews. Maher finds the unlikeliest of believers and, in a certain Vatican priest, he even finds an unlikely skeptic.
Category: Comedy, Documentary
Stars: Bill Maher,Tal Bachman,Jonathan Boulden,Steve Burg,Francis Collins,George Coyne,Benjamin Creme,Jeremiah Cummings,Jose Luis De Jesus Miranda,Fatima Elatik,Yahuda Etzion,Reginald Foster,Mohamed Junas Gaffar,Bill Gardiner,Ted Haggard
7.7 IMDB Rating 2,717 Views
Cocaine Cowboys 2 2008
Set in 1991 on the inner-city streets of Oakland, California, cocaine dealer Charles Cosby has his life changed forever when he writes a fan letter to the "Cocaine Godmother" Griselda Blanco, who is serving time at a nearby federal prison. Six months later, Cosby is a multi-millionaire, Blanco's lover, and the head of her $40 million a year cocaine business. Also known as "The Black Widow" for her propensity to permanently dispose of her men when she's done with them, Blanco will stop at nothing to ensure that Charles is faithful to her. Cosby soon learns that he's in way over his head.
Stars: Nelson Andreu,Jorge Ayala,Griselda Blanco,Sam Burstyn,Luis Casuso,Will Collins,Charles Cosby,Raul Diaz,Donovan Kennedy,Bob Palumbo,Al Singleton
6.5 IMDB Rating 3,257 Views
The Union: The Business Behind Getting High 2007
BC's illegal marijuana trade industry has evolved into a business giant, dubbed by some involved as 'The Union', Commanding upwards of $7 billion Canadian annually. With up to 85% of 'BC Bud' being exported to the United States, the trade has become an international issue. Follow filmmaker Adam Scorgie as he demystifies the underground market and brings to light how an industry can function while remaining illegal. Through growers, police officers, criminologists, economists, doctors, politicians and pop culture icons, Scorgie examines the cause and effect nature of the business - an industry that may be profiting more by being illegal.
Stars: Adam Scorgie,Chris Bennett,Steve Bloom,Renee Bojee,Neil Boyd,George Bush,George W. Bush,Larry Campbell,Rielle Capler,Tommy Chong,Jack A. Cole,John Conroy,Greg Cooper,Stephen Easton,Marc Emery
5 Broken Cameras 2011
When his fourth son, Gibreel, is born, Emad, a Palestinian villager, gets his first camera. In his village, Bil'in, a separation barrier is being built and the villagers start to resist this decision. For more than five years, Emad films the struggle, which is led by two of his best friends, alongside filming how Gibreel grows. Very soon it affects his family and his own life. Daily arrests and night raids scare his family; his friends, brothers and himself are either shot or arrested. One camera after another is shot at or smashed. Each of the 5 cameras tells part of his story.
Stars: Emad Burnat,Soraya Burnat,Mohammed Burnat,Yasin Burnat,Taky-Adin Burnat,Gibreel Burnat,Muhammad Burnat,Bassem Abu-Rahma,Adeeb Abu-Rahma,Ashraf Abu-Rahma,Intisar Burnat,Eyad Burnat,Riyad Burnat,Khaled Burnat,Jafar Burnat
7.7 IMDB Rating 2,008 Views
We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists 2012
WE ARE LEGION: The Story of the Hacktivists, takes us inside the complex culture and history of Anonymous. The film explores early hacktivist groups like Cult of the Dead Cow and Electronic Disturbance Theater, and then moves to Anonymous' own raucous and unruly beginnings on the website 4Chan. Through interviews with current members - some recently returned from prison, others still awaiting trial - as well as writers, academics and major players in various "raids," WE ARE LEGION traces the collective's breathtaking evolution from merry pranksters to a full-blown, global movement, one armed with new weapons of civil disobedience for an online world.
Stars: Anon2World,Anonyops,Julian Assange,Aaron Barr,Barrett Brown,Adrian Chen,Stanley Cohen,Gabriella Coleman,Joshua Corman,Josh Covelli,Peter Fein,Mercedes Haefer,Homocarnula,Gregg Housh,Tim Hwang
7.4 IMDB Rating 2,268 Views
American Winter 2013
Documentary feature film that follows the personal stories of families struggling in the aftermath of the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression. Filmed over the course of one winter in one American city, the film presents an intimate snapshot of the state of the nation's economy as it is playing out in millions of American families, and highlights the human consequences of the decline of the middle class and the fracturing of the American Dream.
Category: Documentary, Drama, News
6.9 IMDB Rating 2,183 Views
The Stone Roses: Made of Stone 2013
2011. After 15+ years apart, the original members of iconic English band The Stone Roses - Ian Brown, John Squire, Alan "Reni" Wren and Gary "Mani" Mounfield - reform for a concert tour. Enlisting the film-making talents of director Shane Meadows (This is England, Dead Man's Shoes, A Room for Romeo Brass) this film documents their reunion, including initial meetings, practice sessions and the concerts themselves. There is also coverage of their 80/90s history.
Category: Documentary, Music
Stars: Shane Meadows,Ian Brown,Mani,John Squire,Reni
6.9 IMDB Rating 1,470 Views
Frihetens hjälte 2007
The film dramatizes November 11, 1919- a crucial date in the battle for Latvian independence. A year after the end of the official hostilities of WWI, a renegade German general and troops remain outside the Latvian capital. Latvian riflemen, most of them inexperienced volunteers, somehow managed to defeat a larger, better-armed force of German and Russian mercenaries.
Category: Action, Documentary, Drama
Stars: Janis Reinis,Elita Klavina,Girts Krumins,Romualds Ancans,Girts Kesteris,Andris Keiss,Vilis Daudzins,Arturs Skrastins,Kestutis Jakstas,Ainars Ancevskis,Uldis Anze,Enriko Avots,Juris Bartkevics,Indra Brike,Paul Butkevich
6.8 IMDB Rating 1,898 Views
Exit Through the Gift Shop 2010
The story of how an eccentric French shop-keeper and amateur film-maker attempted to locate and befriend Banksy, only to have the artist turn the camera back on its owner. The film contains footage of Banksy, Shephard Fairey, Invader and many of the world's most infamous graffiti artists at work.
Category: Comedy, Documentary
Stars: Banksy,Mr. Brainwash,Debora Guetta,Monsieur André,Zeus,Shepard Fairey,Ron English,Caledonia Curry,Borf,Buffmonster,Steve Lazarides,Wendy Asher,Roger Gastman,Laurent Nahoum-Vatinet,Amanda Fairey
8.0 IMDB Rating 2,220 Views
Quad rugby as played by the US team, between 2002 games in Sweden and the 2004 Paralympics in Athens. Young men, most with spinal injuries, play this rough and tumble sport in special chairs, seated gladiators. We get to know several and their families. They talk frankly about their injuries, feelings in public, sex lives, competitiveness, and love of the game. There's also an angry former team member gone north to coach the Canadian team, tough on everyone, including his viola-playing son. We meet a recently injured man, in rehab, at times close to despair, finding possible joy in quad rugby. After Athens, the team meets young men injured in war: the future stars of Team USA.
Category: Documentary, Sport
Stars: Joe Bishop,Keith Cavill,Andy Cohn,Scott Hogsett,Christopher Igoe,Bob Lujano,Kevin Orr,Joe Soares,Dave Willsie,Mark Zupan
7.7 IMDB Rating 1,718 Views