Posted in: War
The Forgotten Soldier
This is a short but intriguing story is about a World War 2 veteran who fought in the British Burma campaign. His story is told via a collection of photographs left behind and the narration itself is done by his grandson, who also shines light onto the personal troubles his grandfather faced in his day to day life after the...
The Notorious Conor McGregor
For those that don't know, Conor McGregor is an Irish mixed martial artist who is currently signed to the UFC. He had his debut MMA fight back in March of 2008 but in 2011 when McGregor began an undefeated winning streak of 8 wins, 7 of which were knockouts and 1 was a submission. This streak shined quite a bit of light onto him as a new fighter with a lot of potential. In February of 2013 McGregor signed a multi-fight deal with the UFC, later that year Irish television station RTÉ decided to follow him for six...
Posted in: Crime
The Jigsaw Murder
From the British series, Real Crime by ITV, this documentary sets out to tell the story of how police pieced together evidence to solve the mystery of the Jigsaw Murder. In March of 2009, a murder took place that was so disturbing it shocked a nation but also had the police force baffled. The victim was Jeffrey Howe, from North London, his body parts had been found scattered across Hertfordshire and Leicestershire. This was the reason the case became known as the Jigsaw...
Posted in: Crime, Music, Society
Chiraq
This is an eight part documentary by Vice's music devision, Noisey. They venture to Englewood which is one of the sketchiest areas in Chicago city and hook up with Chief Keef, a famous rapper in the Hip-Hop, drill...
Posted in: Nature
The Secret Life of Dogs
Dogs, man's best friend, but how well do we really know our fateful companions? How they see their world, what they really think of us? This films meets up with dogs that appear to have a 6th sense capable of detecting cancer, dogs that have undying loyalty for their owners and in some cases saving them as well as examining the life of a growing puppy, revealing how it...
Cities of the Underworld: Istanbul
Walk anywhere in the city of Istanbul and you're walking on top of the past. Dig anywhere beneath the streets and you'll uncover thousands of years of hidden history. Most historic cities have been extensively excavated but in Istanbul, archaeologists have just barely scratched the surface. On the History Channels quest to peel back the layers of the cities buried past, there is no telling what they will...
Nest of Giants
One of Vice's latest documentaries which set's about shining some light onto the icelandic culture of competing in the World's Strongest Man. Although Iceland only has a population of about 320,000 people, the country itself appears to have quite a large number of "strongmen" some of which Vice get talking to, including former Strongest Man Champion, Magnus Ver Magnusson who now runs a unique gym...
Posted in: Business
Peter Jones: How We Made Our Millions
Presenter on the BBC program "Dragon's Den" and successful entrepreneur Peter Jones meets up with two of Britain's fellow and well known entrepreneur's to explore and discuss what drives them and how they came to be millionaires. These are Richard Reed, co-founder of smoothie company Innocent which has a 165 million pound turnover each year and Michelle Mone, the owner and creator of the multi-million pound lingerie...
Frank Bruno: Gloves Off
Franklin Roy Bruno or simply Frank Bruno, is a former English professional boxer and WBC heavyweight championship title holder. Frank was known for his punching ability and who won his WBC title against Oliver McCall in 1995. Out of 45 bouts he won 40 and 38 of which were by knockout which gives him a 95% knockout rate of the fights he won. "Gloves Off" explores the in's and outs of Franks boxing career and includes many interviews with Frank himself, the people in his ring and some...