With this year’s oscars came a list of movies that I need to watch. I reviewed the book Black Klansman last summer, and I intend to review the movie, which won an Oscar for best adapted screenplay. However, the film that caught my attention was the winner of best short documentary: Period:
Yet again, I’m going to discuss Netflix’s docu-series, Terrorism Close Calls. This time, the series discusses Khalid Aldawsari, a chemical engineering student that adopted radical ISIS ideology. This one was interesting because it deals with a part of the United States that I’m a bit more familiar with: Lubbock, Texas.
Terrorism is one of the scariest and most visible threats in modern society. The nature of terrorist attacks combined with the following media coverage somewhat distorts the frequency of the attacks. This series, available on Netflix, is not about attacks that have happened in the past, but ones that almost happened.
Betting on Zero is a 2017 documentary currently available on Netflix. It discusses Herbalife’s business practices, arguing that they way that they do business is harmful to the most vulnerable groups of people. Betting on Zero is a film that attempts to dig beneath the veneer that Herbalife and other multilevel marketing
This is something I’m going to be experimenting with. I love watching documentaries, and I love talking about them. So, I’m going to try and talk about a documentary each week that I thought was interesting. They might be old, they might be new, they might be classic, they might