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Jackass: Where Are They Now?

Okay so Jackass hasn't really finished yet due to the release of their movies, the latest being "Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa", but their final episode officially aired back in 2002, so in 2007 they got together to release a documentary that went into how they all found each other and came to be known for savourily injuring themselves on a regular basis for our...

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Billionaire’s Paradise: Inside Necker Island

People have long dreamt of living in paradise, but for most it's somewhere just out of reach. Billionaire Sir. Richard Branson has tried to do the impossible and create Utopia on his 74 acre private island called Necker, which is located in the middle of the Caribbean Sea. Enjoying this garden of Eden comes at a price, one weeks stay costs over £280,000. This is the story of the guests who come to stay on the island and those that serve them, working tirelessly to sell the Caribbean dream. They have to battle to keep nature at bay and attend to the guests every...

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Princes of the Yen

Princes of Yen is a film based off of a book by Professor Richard Werner who was a researcher that visited the Bank of Japan during the 90's crash which saw the market fall by about 80% and house prices rise 84%. The film sets about revealing the real cause behind this and how once beaten in World War II it's society was molded to suit the plans of those in power, to which the citizens themselves were kept in the dark about. Using old footage and interviews of Richard Werner himself we are shown what really happened in Japan almost 25 years ago and what appears to be happening in Europe...

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The Making of Ronaldo

On the 12th of August 2003, Manchester United signed a relatively unknown 18 year old Cristiano Ronaldo for just over 12 million pounds. Ronaldo would go on to become one of the worlds best footballers but his rise to success was far from easy. This film by Sky Sports asks who is Cristiano Ronaldo, what shaped him into the footballer he is today and who helped him get...

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Broadmoor

Broadmoor is a word that makes people shiver, most people think that Broadmoor is a prison but in fact it is a high secure psychiatric hospital and home to some of the UK's most dangerous and violent prisoners. After five years of negotiation and for the very first time the hospital has allowed cameras in to meet the men who live behind these walls. With unprecedented access and filmed over a year this series reveals the secrets of life inside Britain's most notorious...

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The Iraq War

A few days after 9/11 Iraq's intelligence service received a secret message from a trusted emissary stating that America wanted to commit to the war on terror against Al-Qaeda. The deputy prime minster Tariq Aziz gave the order to tell America that Iraq would help fight Al-Qaeda. Saddam's answer was quite different as he felt that America wasn't the only country to suffer from terrorism and that the sanctions the UN apply to his country was a form of terror, killing far more in Iraq than died in 9/11. This film tells the inside story of a decade of war in Iraq, from the road to...

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Diplo: F10RIDA

The artist known as Diplo who is at this stage very well known for his club hits and experimental sound, has released this documentary which coincided with the release of his latest album "F10RIDA". If you don't already know of Diplo one such example of his work is the track he produced for M.I.A, "Paper Planes" back in 2008 which got to number 4 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. F10RIDA itself is more like a homage to his breakout album "Florida" which was originally released in 2004. In this film however we learn a bit about the artist and the influences that helped shape his...

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Darcey Bussell’s Looking for Audrey

We all think we know Audrey Hepburn, the ultimate style icon, the star of Breakfast at Tiffany's an oscar winner at just 24 and all this from a girl who never planned to become an actress. However beneath the success and glamour there is so much more to Audrey's story. In this BBC film Darcey Bussell sets off on a journey to find out more about the Audrey who has always inspired...

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H.H. Holmes: Murder Hotel

Back in 1995 an old antique collector happened to stumble upon a batch of old wax cylinder recordings that dated back a hundred years, as it turned out these recordings weren't of old tunes but rather one recording was the confession of a man known as H.H. Holmes made by a doctor days before Holmes was hanged for murder. This recording turned out to be a new clue into one of the most extraordinary yet interesting set of homicides in criminal history. In the late 1800's Holmes decided to turn his hotel into a sort of production line of murder, where he killed his patrons right up until two...

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