Movie Reviews

Requiem for the American Dream Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Noam Chomsky's theories of inequality are important but dry.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
Rocky Mountain Express Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Beautiful visuals, rewarding tale of transcontinental train.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
Flight of the Butterflies Movie Poster Image
age 8+
Gentle docu celebrates miracle of butterfly migration.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
The Last Man on the Moon Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Awe-inspiring, insightful docu spotlights American astronaut
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Musical docu has great performances, strong vocab.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
 
This Changes Everything Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Riveting climate-change docu encourages grassroots action.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
The Champions Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Profoundly moving docu about dog rescue and recovery.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Winter on Fire: Ukraine's Fight for Freedom Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Brutal but inspiring docu about 2013-'14 Ukrainian uprising.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Fresh Dressed Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Excellent docu on hip-hop fashion's rise has profanity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
Citizenfour Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Bold docu explores Edward Snowden's controversial actions.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
 
Red Army Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Fascinating documentary about legendary Soviet hockey team.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
(Dis) Honesty: The Truth About Lies Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Fascinating docu on lying; some profanity, sex references.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
 
Above and Beyond Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Stirring docu about heroic WWII pilots who aided Israel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
The Case Against 8 Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Compelling documentary on legal fight for same-sex marriage.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
 
Virunga Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Outstanding but shattering docu set in war-torn Congo.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
Food Chains Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Thought-provoking docu stresses economics of Big Grocery.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
America Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Highly charged docu has strongly conservative message.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
E-Team Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Wartime docu can be grim but possibly inspiring to teens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
The Roosevelts: An Intimate History Movie Poster Image
age 11+
Lots of historical detail in evenhanded, traditional docu.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
Teenage Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Insightful docu traces historical evolution of adolescence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)

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