Posted in: News & Politics
Thatcher and The IRA: Dealing With Terror
A BBC documentary which takes a look at Margaret Thatcher's strategy for dealing with the IRA. This film reveals a complex picture of a women who was both fiercely and combative in public but yet despite this behind the scenes she was secretly dealing with the very same people who tried to kill...
Posted in: Drugs
E is for Ecstasy
Back in 1992 the BBC aired this documentary that follows a small group of british youths who regularly take ecstasy and are involved in the rave scene of the time. This film asks these individuals to share there experiences and sets about determining what motivates users to consume the drug whilst discussing the possibility of long term effects with medical...
Posted in: Science
The Illusion of Time
Lying just beneath everyday reality is a breath taking world where much of what we perceive about the universe is wrong. Physicist and best selling author Brian Green in this film takes us on a journey that bends the rules of the human experience. This world of oddity really only comes to light as we probe the extreme realms of the cosmos from black holes to the big bang and in this Nova special we explore the very heart of matter...
Posted in: Crime
The Hungerford Massacre
On a summers day in 1987, a quite English town became the victim of a one man killing spree. Scenes shown in this film reconstruct events based on the eye witness accounts of those who were involved. Their testimony is real and the calls to the emergency services were actually made on the...
Posted in: Biographies
J. K. Rowling: A Year In The Life
This film by James Runcie follows J. K. Rowling throughout a year of her life as she finishes writing the last book in the Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Through a series of interesting and in depth interviews with Rowling we are giving a great insight into her personal and working...
Posted in: Conspiracy
The Winged Beatle
I haven't really posted many conspiracy documentaries as of late, primarily because most are simply just too outrageous and well this film I guess is no different but I decided to go ahead and post it because I'm sure some of you will find it interesting. The film itself asks the question did Paul McCartney from The Beatles really die in a car crash back in 1966? and was he replaced with a look-alike? Make of this film what you will, and decide for...
Posted in: Business, Economics
Why hate Ryanair?
BBC's Panorama takes it upon themselves to investigate the Irish budget airline known as "Ryanair". Ryanair is one of the fastest growing airlines, having only started with one plane back in 1985 and now has 200, flying to nearly 150 destinations in 26 different countries whilst offering customers low-cost fairs to fly, but to achieve these low prices the airline has had to sacrifice luxury and comfort. Ryanair is the airline everyone loves to hate but can't stop...
Posted in: Society, Technology
Free to Play
This film follows three gamers from across the world turned professional as they attempt to compete for a million dollar prize. They have entered the first Dota 2 International Tournament, Dota has rapidly grown in popularity the last few years and the fact that a tournament is offering $1,000,000 to the winner is a testament to that fact, this tournament is changing the gaming scene offering the best gamers from around the world a real opportunity to cash in on those countless hours of game play. This documentary...
Posted in: Health
The 46 Year Pregnancy
In the capital of Morocco a 75 year old woman is rushed to hospital, her stomach is swollen and she is crippled in pain, doctors think she has an ovarian tumor and take her for an ultrasound scan. To the doctors surprise they discovered a strange mass with a bizarre form. The doctors are baffled and in an attempt to find out more they send the woman for further tests, the radiologist is shocked by what he sees, inside the stomach of the 75 year old woman is a baby but whats more shocking is that this baby was...