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Documentaries on DVD

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by Nathan Spillman, Oct 3, 2001.

  1. Nathan Spillman

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    I'm looking for some interesting documentary titles that have been released on DVD. Based on experience in here, what are some of the best releases so far based on presentation, subject matter, and rewatchability?
    Thanks in advance,
    Nathan Spillman
     
  2. Brad_W

    Brad_W Well-Known Member

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    Carl Sagen's Cosmos series is on DVD. It is expensive because it's an 8-disc set, but well well worth it. and...
    My god, it rules.
    Plus, if your creepy like me, then you might enjoy
    A&E's Serial Killers: Profiling the Criminal Mind.
    For dinosaurs: When Dinosaurs Ruled (5-pack)
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  3. Kenneth

    Kenneth Well-Known Member

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    I have enjoyed "The Planets" and "Walking with Dinosaurs". The A&E sets are also quite nice. They currently have two volumes of Mysteries of the Bible and Civil War Journal. They recently released Ancient Mysteries which has Dragons, Atlantis, Camelot, and the Holy Grail as the episodes. Stephen Hawking's Universe is good, as is the previously mentioned Cosmos.
    Cheers,
    Kenneth
     
  4. Rich Malloy

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    Criterion has released the following three Maysles Bros. docs: Grey Gardens; Salesman; Gimme Shelter. Very highly recommended.
    Criterion has also released the great docu on the Apollo missions, For All Mankind, and Flaherty's seminal silent, Nanook of the North.
    From Docurama comes the Pennebaker classic Don't Look Back. I wrote a review of this one that can be found http://207.136.67.23/film/Reviews/Don't%20Look%20Back-final.htm
    Al's DVD Collection
    [Edited last by Al Brown on October 03, 2001 at 10:57 AM]
     

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