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Frank Matthews

It is said that Frank Mathews was richer than the "American Gangster" Frank Lucas, more powerful than the Mafia and in 1973 he managed to skip bail, dropping off the face of the earth with a staggering, 15 million dollars, never to have been seen again. Over 40 years have now passed since his disappearance and how Mathews managed to evade the law for so long long still remains a mystery. In this film we see rare archival footage which includes interviews with several sources who have previously never spoken on camera and we get a glimpse into how Mathews became immersed into the life of...

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Order and Disorder

A two part documentary series released by the BBC back in 2012, we see Professor Jim Al-Khalili investigates the important concepts of energy and information. Episode 1: Energy  How was it that Humans acquired the power to transform the planet as we did? Looking at the Earth at night from space reveals just how successful we have been in harnessing and manipulating energy and how important it is to our very existence. Energy is vital to us all, we use it to build the structures that surround and protect us, we use it to power our transport and light our homes but even more crucially,...

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Murder: No Apparent Motive

"4000 a year dead, killed by total strangers, it's an epidemic of murder in America, murder with no apparent motive" - Released by in 1984, this rare documentary explores the increase in recreational murder seen throughout the United States, primarily focusing on notorious killers such as Henry Lee Lucas, Ed Kemper and Ted Bundy. The film itself even features an exclusive interview with Kemper and presents us with archival footage of Bundy throughout. Due to the film having been released back in 1984 we hear complaints from law enforcers with regards to how hard it can be and the...

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Putin’s Way

With Russia in economic crisis and tensions simmering over Ukraine, the world now has its eyes on president Vladimir Putin. In this Frontline special we get the inside story into Putin's rise to power, with correspondent Gillian Findlay, investigating the shady allegations that have haunted Putin over the...

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The Truth About Sugar

Fiona Phillips, a journalist best known for her role in presenting the popular British morning show, GMTV, is embarking on a mission to seek out the truth behind our newly found enemy, sugar. She discovers why some of us happen to have more of a craving towards sugar than others and which types of sugar are better for us, considering the amount that goes into foods we would consider to be savoury. Fiona also sets about helping four individuals who's sugar addiction could be putting their health at risk, coming up with low-sugar recipes that are just as...

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ISIS: The World’s Richest Terror Army

A small army of fanatical Jihadists sieged 15,000 sq. miles of territory and shocked the world with it's violence and brutality. The so called Islamic State is a terror organisation, the likes of which we have never seen before, having now amassed a huge army that rules over 8,000,000 people. Terror has been at the heart of the Islamic States's blueprint, mapped out in a most unlikely place, US detention camps set up to house prisoners of the Iraq war. Their master plan was a potent mix of religious fanaticism and violence and in this episode of This World by the BBC we see how they have...

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Secrets of the Sun

It's an alien landscape where magnetic tornados, twist upward tens of thousands miles, mysterious dark spots large enough to engulf the earth and violent eruptions shoot tones of charged particles into space at speeds of up to 2 million miles per hour. This is not some strange world situated at the other side of the galaxy, this is our Sun and now new technologies are allowing us to see it like never before, satellites are giving investigators new insights into century old mysteries. How does our Sun work, where does its power come from and how can it's inner workings impact...

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Japans Wild Secrets

Japan, both fast and furious but outside it's neon cities lies an untamed wilderness, forest filled islands, massive mountains and billowing active volcanos. A fantastic variety of animals inhabit these vast landscapes, a place where against the odds life can flourish. In this National Geographic documentary we look past the bustling car filled streets and discover the true beauty of Japans...

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The Killing Season

The last week in parliament, in politics they call it "the killing season". Australian Labour Leader, Kim Beazley is about to be overthrown and this three part documentary series by Sarah Ferguson, is a gripping tale of how the Labour Party managed to come to power after suffering 11 long years of oppression within government to only later self destruct, losing it all. In this series we see, Kevin Rudd, give his very first account of this turbulent period in his life. He explains in great detail how he came to lose the Prime...

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