Abducted in Plain Sight – The words “bonkers,” “crazy,” and “wild” might come to mind while watching true crime documentary “Abducted in Plain Sight.” The film tells the truly disturbing story of the Broberg family, whose daughter Jan was abducted not once but twice by their neighbor Robert “B” Berchtold.
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De Palma – “De Palma” is an absolute must-watch for any and all cinephiles, whether you’re a fan of Brian De Palma’s work or not. The film’s presentation is filmmakers and De Palma fans Noah Baumbach and Jake Paltrow sit the legendary director in front of a camera and pepper him with a litany of questions that cover his entire career, for which De Palma is more than happy to be absolutely candid.
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Five Came Back – The three-episode docuseries “Five Came Back” is an adaptation of author Mark Harris’s non-fiction book of the same name, which looks at World War II though the eyes of five filmmakers who helped the war effort in different ways: John Ford, William Wyler, John Huston, Frank Capra, and George Stevens. These iconic Hollywood directors were enlisted to make various documentaries during the war to rally support, train troops, and document horrific experiences.
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Long Shot – The less you know about Jacob LaMendola’s 40-minute documentary “Long Shot” the better, because its twists and turns are absolutely shocking. The film focuses on Juan Catalan, who was accused of a murder he didn’t commit, and the lengths he had to go to in order to prove his innocence.
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Oklahoma City – Before the 9/11 attacks, the most devastating terrorist attack on U.S. soil was the 1995 bombing of the federal building in Oklahoma City, which killed 168 people and injured 680 others. “Oklahoma City” uses this event to frame and contextualize what drove Timothy McVeigh to plan and execute this horrific act, which in turn is also a chronicle of the early days of the alt-right movement.
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See the rest of the list at Collider.
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