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Paxman on Trump v Clinton: Divided America

Abraham Lincoln could be considered the greatest president America ever had, he was ernest, a visionary and heroic, he also earned the respect of the world but where are the hero's now asks reporter Jeremy Paxman. As November quickly approaches, Paxman travels to Washington in a bid to understand how it is that the two current presidential candidates are two of the most hated and distrusted of

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I Am Alive: Surviving the Andes Plane Crash

Released in 2010 I Am Alive: Surviving the Plane Crash explores the tragedy which was that of Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571, a charter plane carrying 45 passengers which on October 13, 1972, vanished over the Andes, the longest continental mountain range in the world. Through interviews with Nando Parrado, a surviving member of the crash itself and the use of reenactments we learn of the 72-da

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The Summer Of Rave, 1989

Great British summers may not come often but when they do people all across the nation start shedding not only their clothes but their inhibitions too and if summertime is party time the scorcher which was the summer of 1989 was one long party from beginning to end. 1989 saw young people were turning their backs on the rat race and throwing themselves into a hedonistic rush of new music and new

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Louis Theroux: Savile

Louis Theroux: Savile

Over 15 years ago critically acclaimed documentary filmmaker Louis Theroux made Jimmy Savile the subject of one of his When Louis Met... episodes. Theroux spent quite a bit of time with Savile for this project and even kept in touch afterwards, but in light of Savile's unmasking as a sexual predatory Louis felt he had let himself down and his subject off the hook back in 2000 when the original fil

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Judgment Day: Intelligent Design on Trial

Like much of the United States, Dover, Pennsylvania has become a town divided, split between those who accept Charles Darwin's Theory of Evolution and those who reject it. This rift between science and scripture nearly destroyed the community after a Dover high school student painted a mural showing the evolution of humans from ape-like ancestors. This idea that humans were descendants of primates

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How Narcissists Took Over the World

These days it would appear that narcissists or narcissistic tendencies are becoming more and more common place in society as we know it. A certain element of this has been attributed to the fact that many media outlets have diagnosed Donald Trump with Narcissistic Personality Disorder, a disorder which has overtaken 'psychopath' and 'bipolar' in becoming the number one label to describe psychologi

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15 Years of Terror

15 years ago today on September 11, 2001, the world became witness to an unimaginable horror, the sight of New Yorks skyline ablaze fundamentally changed how we as a society view terrorism. Today we are still struggling with the threat of terror attacks as they seem to be coming fast and furious, from Boston, Paris, Brussels, San Bernardino, Orlando and Nice it is obvious that we have now entered

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Fed Up

Fed Up

Fed Up is a first hand examination of America's ongoing battle with obesity, the films shows us how over 30 years ago when the first dietary guidelines were issued by the U.S. government, they somehow failed to take into account the effect sugar has in increasing the risks of obesity, diabetes and associated ill-health outcomes, more notably in children. These guidelines were designed to protec

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Chosen

Chosen

Peter Wright, an 83 year old former headmaster of posh prep school Caldicott, located in southern Buckinghamshire, England was convicted of 12 offences against five children who studied there. The assaults happened between the years of 1959 and 1970, as a result of pleading guilty Wright was sentenced to 8 years. This BAFTA award winning film primarily focuses on the assaults which occurred at 

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