Tag Archives: documentary

222. American Splendor (2003)

Harvey Pekar is a regular guy with an unusual way of documenting his life – in the comic book American Splendor. Using the book as a base, Paul Giamatti plays Pekar, whilst the real man watches on. As well as … Continue reading

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210. The Battle of Algiers (1966)

Film 78 in C4 Top 100 War Films Filmed in a mock documentary style, The Battle of Algiers covers the years between 1954 and 1957 when freedom fighters struggled to defend the Casbah and gain independence from the French after … Continue reading

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150. Senna (2010)

Like some people remember where they were when Kennedy was shot, I can recall exactly where I was and the shock and horror when the Brazilian driver Ayrton Senna was killed in the San Marino Grand Prix in 1994. He’d not … Continue reading

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89. Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2010)

In 1994, three archaeologists and cave experts discovered a cave in the Ardèche region of southern France. Inside the cave was the biggest surprise to all the men, and ultimately the prehistoric art world, as the men had discovered cave paintings, … Continue reading

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