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The UK’s Young Reoffenders

As of 2014 nearly three quarters of young offenders in the UK will reoffend within 12 months of their release from custody. These figures seem to be rising year on year, however the number of first time offenders is decreasing yearly which is creating somewhat of a vacuum where hardcore reoffenders are becoming locked into a cycle of crime, jail, probation and crime again. This documentary released by VICE follows a gang of such young reoffenders from Abingdon, Oxfordshire who seem to have nothing better to do than get themselves into...

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Donald Trump: Billionaire Rich Lifestyle

Welcome to the world of Donald Trump, Trump has made himself a multi billionaire and never stops flaunting what he's got but behind this image is the toughness of a New York builder. Trumps American dream takes him from luxury buildings and hotels to starring in the original Apprentice series. Now Trump is attempting to bring his brand of showmanship over the Scotland but the locals aren't that impressed. With exclusive access to Donald Trump and his family this film discovers how a man who narrowly avoided bankruptcy went on to make...

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The Man Who Shot the Great War

There have been a selection of exceptional photographs discovered which have been described as "the photographic discovery of the century", the photographs themselves are of Western Front taken during the First World War. This film sets about examining these photos and tries to uncover the story of the Belfast soldier who captured them in 1915. This remarkable story reveals hows this soldiers experiences were to have an incredibly unexpected outcome years...

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Monster Black Holes

Black holes haunt our universe, dark centres of gravity that swallow everything in their path. This National Geographic film asks questions such as what would you see if you got close enough to one and fell past the point of no return into a netherworld of twisted space and time? What secrets can we learn about the universe on a journey to the centre of a monster black...

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The Real ‘Wolf of Wall Street’?

The Oscar nominated movie Wolf on Wall Street was famously based on the story of Jordan Belfort, a crooked investment banker who made his money selling worthless stocks at a high price but according to some the original inspiration behind Leonardo DiCaprio's foray into the world of overindulgence with 1990's tailoring apparently didn't come from Belfort himself but instead from a man named Dana Giacchetto. It is said that Leo became interested in making this particular film because he had actually lived it with Dana, having spent quite a bit of time hanging around with him, a former...

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You Don’t Know Shit

Every day the United States must find a way to get rid of 5 billion gallons of human waste and they appear increasingly unable to find the space. Sewage spills are common place and the nightmare is only getting worse as a never ending stream of people descend upon major cities putting extra strain on the already strained infrastructure. When hurricane Sandy shut down six New York sewage plants, millions of gallons of raw sewage spilled out onto the...

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Mein Kampf: The Story of Adolf Hitler

Adolf Hitler wrote Mein Kampf (My Struggle), a book filled with hatred, it's last passage is this fanatical cry "A state that refuses racial contamination will inevitably dominate the world". This History Channel film explores Adolf Hiter who was born on April the 20th 1889 and who committed suicide on April the 30th 1945 asking questions such as how did this Austrian who seemed to come out of nowhere succeed in conquering Germany? and how did he manage to sow the seeds of such hatred and...

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15 to Life: Kenneth’s Story

At fifteen years old Kenneth Young was sentenced to life in prison after receiving four life sentences for carrying out armed robberies, were no one was actually injured. A landmark supreme court decision says that juveniles deserve special consideration as they don't fully understand the consequences at such a young age. Currently however the United States is the only country in the world that sentences children to serve life in prison and this film sets about following Kenneth as he struggles for...

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30 Days in May

30 Days in May is a Showtime documentary that details the time between Floyd Mayweather's win over boxing superstar Miguel Cotto on May 5th 2012 to the start of his three month jail sentence for domestic abuse on June 1, 2012 which is to be served at Clark County Detention Center in Las Vegas. The film itself gives us insight into Floyd's world and how he felt about the whole...

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