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3 hours ago, BrilliantDisguise said:

 

It's all Trump's fault.

:D

Usually. :D

 

But the politicised judicial system pre-dates him.

 

So is Adnan's next avenue of appeal to the Supreme Court?

 

That's where Trump appointed that horrible fundamentalist guy isn't it?

 

You don't see them finding in favour of  a Muslim kid.

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Been waiting all month for this. Just finished it. I loved it. If you're at all interested in the myth of Robert Johnson or his music and want to know more, I definitely learned a thing or two tonight.

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I started a documentary discussion group at my library. So far we have had small numbers attend, but we'll keep trying. I don't watch political docus or crime related ones so I can't comment on those above. But I thoroughly enjoyed the following:

Wrecking Crew - a must see for all music fans - 2014 - kinda old now but excellent

What's With Wheat - you will be shocked by what's happening to our food supply

RBG - "I am woman, hear me roar." :lol:

Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story - every time you use your cell phone, you can thank Hedy.  2017

 

 

 

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monday night doco on the Maori channel was Sherba

a sobbering look at the risks of working on Mt Everest

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I love all sorts of adventure, exploration, endurance type documentaries and The Dawn Wall is at the top of that list.  Tommy has an incredible story to tell.  Highly recommend.

EDIT:  The behind the scenes is quite interesting as well.

 

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On 4/11/2019 at 4:42 AM, Jerseyfornia said:

I mentioned it over on the Netflix thread, but ReMastered is a great documentary series for music and mystery lovers.

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@Jerseyfornia have you watched the Solomon Linda one yet?

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11 hours ago, SteveJhb said:

@Jerseyfornia have you watched the Solomon Linda one yet?

Yes. Another excellent installment.

A-wimoweh, a-wimoweh, a-wimoweh, a-wimoweh...

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On 5/29/2019 at 12:30 AM, Jerseyfornia said:

Yes. Another excellent installment.

A-wimoweh, a-wimoweh, a-wimoweh, a-wimoweh...

Mbube.... Mbube... ^_^

I am pretty familiar with the Solomon Linda story, I've even been in those Gallo offices. As a teen my brother was a music sales rep and I worked in the warehouse packing orders on holidays, back when all CDs were imports, we didn't have a local CD pressing plant yet.

I was sad that the story with the sisters ends like it does. I thought things had ended far better than they did. But to take on the might of Disney? You're always going to lose.

I was a bit annoyed that it focused more on the melodrama of Rian Malan rather than Solomon himself. The tragedy is that while his record sold, he worked in that same warehouse I worked in decades later. And he didn't have a clue because the suits at Gallo likely never even told him.

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4 hours ago, SteveJhb said:

I was a bit annoyed that it focused more on the melodrama of Rian Malan rather than Solomon himself.

Agree. 

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just watched Clive David sound track to our lives 

it was soooooooooo good

what a great man 

its on Netflex 

 

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Watched “For Sama” last night. About the siege of Aleppo. One of the most difficult things I’ve ever watched, but I highly recommend it. What a punch to the stomach.

Those in the U.K. will find it on All 4. 

 

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