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Mucho Mucho Amor: The Legend of Walter Mercado (2020) ☆☆☆(3/4): Meet Walter Mercado

Netflix documentary film “Mucho Mucho Amor: The Legend of Walter Mercado” looks around the life and career of Walter Mercado, who was an iconic cultural figure for 120 million Latino TV viewers around the world. Although I must confess that … Continue reading

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Mike Wallace Is Here (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): Following the career of Mike Wallace

Documentary film “Mike Wallace Is Here” attempts to presents the overview of the career of Mike Wallace, who was one of the most prominent TV journalists in US for many years before his death in 2012. Instead of merely depending … Continue reading

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Money Monster (2016) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): A hostage situation on broadcast

“Money Monster” tries a lot within its limited space and time. First, it tries to be a taut thriller revolving around an urgent circumstance which happens to be watched by millions of TV viewers second by second, and this premise … Continue reading

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Best of Enemies (2015) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : Buckley Vs. Vidal

Focusing on the tense, dynamic progress of the infamous TV debates between two antagonizing American intellectuals, documentary film “Best of Enemies” observes their turbulent era which ironically mirrors the current sociopolitical status of the American society at present. Through their … Continue reading

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The Truman Show (1998) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : It’s a good life

In one science magazine I used to read during my high school years, one of my favorites was the section on the science in SF movies(the magazine is still published monthly; whenever I come across them at the campus book … Continue reading

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