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ALL ACCESS: Mayweather vs. McGregor

This four part documentary series from SHOWTIME Sports aims to provide us with an intimate portrait of two of the most compelling personalities in sport right now, that being Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor. With their blockbuster fight now fast approaching (August 26th) SHOWTIME takes us inside both camps to witness the action from behind the scenes. Starting off with the world tour th

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The Other Side of Dunkirk

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The Other Side of Dunkirk

On the morning of the 26th May, 1940, an order was transmitted from Admiralty building in London, to a secret headquarters in Dover. The order stated that the evacuation of the British Expeditionary Force should begin from the port of Dunkirk and the beaches near by. A vast armada of ships was approaching the French coast to facilitate the evacuation, codename Operation Dynamo took place over 1

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The Almost Perfect Murder

The Almost Perfect Murder

On the 28th July 1996, at 5am near Brixham harbour in Devon, two fishermen were getting ready to start work. After a weak first haul, they decided to sail another 6 miles out to an area known as the roughs which is rarely fished. After about an hour with the nets down they begin to haul the catch in only to discover a mans body. The discovery of this body was to be the start of an extraordinary

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Inside the Meltdown

Inside the Meltdown

Starting out with the collapse of Bear Stearns, this FRONTLINE special Inside The Meltdown delves into the depths of the financial crisis of 2008 and the events which caused it to happen. It was the worst crash  seen in the market for 70 years, making it new territory for the politicians of the time and seeing how they responded makes for a very interesting watch. Chronicling the inside stories

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Kid Criminals

Kid Criminals

At any one time in the United States there are over 70,000 children being held behind bars. Kid Criminals is a fascinating two part special produced by an award-winning Channel 4 team and in it we explore some of the toughest institutions responsible for housing these juvenile offenders. As we meet some of the child inmates, we quickly discover that some are responsible for committing the most

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The Man Who Loved The Number 12

The Man Who Loved The Number 12 is a film that explores excessive behaviour which is so extreme it can tear families apart. It is a portrait of a husband and father who has been decimated by obsessive compulsive disorder and a family who are learning how to cope with his crippling mental illness. This is the remarkable story of Huge Turner who has suffered from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OC

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The Jersey Shore of England

These days Liverpool is considered to be Britain's capital city of beauty. On average, there are six times more gyms, training salons and "cosmetic surgeons" than anywhere else in the country. Users of intravenous tanning solutions and steroids are now the most regular clients of the cities needle exchanges. This VICE special started filming in March of 2010 and was shot over a period of 10

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The Making of Goodfellas

The Making of Goodfellas

For the making of Martin Scorsese's classic Goodfellas, Scorsese collaborated with producer and screenwriter Nicholas Pileggi. Together they took credit for writing the script which had to go through 12 iterations before being considered finished. Scorsese persuaded Pileggi that they shouldn't follow the traditional narrative structure of having a start, middle and end but rather wanted to deal

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Chaos Theory and Dynamic Systems

At one time we thought the universe ticked off its motions with stately regularity, however with every development in understanding the world around us we discovered that much of the universe operates in a far more unpredictable way. Up until recently science had no explanation for such anomalies observed throughout the universe. The atmosphere, the oceans and much of outer space moves like a t

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