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    Film Review: Beyonce’s ‘Homecoming’ Puts Fans Onstage at Bey-chella

    Some artists transcend every label applied to musical talent. Beyoncé Knowles-Carter isn’t a performer. She is a phenomenon. Once one third of the talented trio, Destiny’s Child, Beyoncé has transformed herself into something much more than a pop star. She doesn’t do concerts. She gives fans an experience. And her new concert documentary, “Homecoming: A […] More

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    WATCH: Trailers for Netflix’s Oscar Shortlisted Short Docs ‘End Game’ & ‘Zion’

    You can watch two of 10 films shortlisted in the Best Documentary Short race on Netflix right now. The streaming giant’s “End Game” and “Zion” have screened successfully at multiple festivals and are currently on their way to Oscar glory. Judging by the trailers below, both present deeply moving stories about the human condition. Directed […] More

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    Review: ‘Making A Murderer Part 2’ Is a Slog Despite Some High Points

    America’s obsession with true crime narratives and documentaries has grown with streaming services. Podcasts like “Serial” can be consumed over a day or two. One of the biggest Netflix hits in the past few years was “Making a Murderer,” which released in 2015. The story of Steven Avery and Brandon Dassey’s supposed murder of Teresa Halbach. The story became a […] More

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    WATCH: Netflix Releases ‘Making a Murderer: Part 2’ Trailer Ahead of October Release

    The true crime boom continues to boom across a variety of television shows and film adaptations. “American Vandal” received Emmy nominations. The Tonya Harding story “I, Tonya” won an Oscar. The public loves the stories around these crimes, and bringing the stories to life makes for easily bingeable content. That was just one reason why “Making […] More

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    Netflix Brings Back ‘Making a Murderer’ For a 2nd Season October 19

    Every so often, true-crime documentaries can rock the boat in a significant way. The story of Randall Dale Adams became a nationwide phenomenon when Errol Morris examined his case with “The Thin Blue Line” in 1988. The West Memphis Three were the subjects of documentaries for years. Just a few years ago, “Making a Murderer” became the latest […] More

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    Netflix Announces Release Date for Quincy Jones Documentary ‘Quincy’

    Netflix continues to make headway into the documentary genre through sheer force of will. Over the past few years, Netflix has received dozens of shortlist contenders and even picked up two nominations last year. The streaming service has made waves with the Oscars, winning last year’s Best Documentary Feature category with “Icarus” and taking their […] More