Trends in Documentaries

Cartel Land, Welcome to Leith, Meru, The Wolfpack, Going Clear, Steve Jobs and 3½ Minutes,10 Bullets. These are the last seven documentaries I’ve watched. All seven share some very similar stylistic elements: a sensationalist story; a heightened and insistent music score; a tightly packed, almost breathless three-act narrative structure; and the imprimatur of a big-screen […]

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