Great Documentaries | New Documentaries Online
August 5th, 2010
The Moviefone Blog
TOP TEN FILMS OF THE 1990s Return to Main Film Page 1.
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Most films are pretty linear and easy to follow in their story telling. Others are muddled, but make sense when you think about them — like Memento.
Banksy didn’t win an Academy Award, wasn’t spotted at the show and didn’t even bother to vandalize the Kodiak Theater restrooms – disappointing stuff, we know. On a positive note, the hype surrounding his nomination brought attention to an often overlooked film genre, the documentary. While Exit Through the Gift Shop starts our list, other noteworthy art and design documentaries have been released in the past few years.
In Hollywood, it’s not hard to find a borderline snuff film that turns the stomach and loosens the sphincter. Some of the most disturbing movies ever made fall into that category. But there is another type of disturbing movie that may not shed even a drop of blood, yet shakes the audience to their cores by revealing uncomfortable truths, secret perversions, or a gleeful, careless violence in humanity as a whole.