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    Quote Originally Posted by Saturday Boy View Post
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    Spike Lee’s “When the levees broke”, his documentary about hurricane Katrina.
    Watched that a few (?) years ago. It's excellent.

    If you want to go deeper, try David(The Wire) Simon's drama Treme.


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    Quote Originally Posted by CropleyWasGod View Post
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    Watched that a few (?) years ago. It's excellent.

    If you want to go deeper, try David(The Wire) Simon's drama Treme.
    Did he write the book that inspired the Wire? I’ve a vague notion that I have a copy next to “Infinite Jest “ by DFW in my Just about to read pile of books.

    As a slightly too late alert, Sky Arts are showing KT Tunstall ‘s tribute to Ivor Cutler.

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    I really respect your posts and have done for years Jonny, but I can’t have that
    Some people I just can’t watch.
    I said the four parter was good, not Neil Oliver
    This is how it feels

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    I've just finished part 1 of 3 of Fear City on Netflix.

    Very good so far. It's about the mob in new york.

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    Did he write the book that inspired the Wire? I’ve a vague notion that I have a copy next to “Infinite Jest “ by DFW in my Just about to read pile of books.

    As a slightly too late alert, Sky Arts are showing KT Tunstall ‘s tribute to Ivor Cutler.
    He wrote The Wire, and produced it.😀 Maybe the book you're thinking of is Baltimore- Life on the Streets. He wrote that.

    That doc about Cutler is excellent too.

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    Watched a documentary about Ivor Cutler on Sky, I only really had heard his name before but it was really interesting. Presented by KT Tunstall.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CropleyWasGod View Post
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    He wrote The Wire, and produced it.😀 Maybe the book you're thinking of is Baltimore- Life on the Streets. He wrote that.

    That doc about Cutler is excellent too.
    That’s the one. It’s either my age or lockdown fatigue. Or most likely both.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Saturday Boy View Post
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    Spike Lee’s “When the levees broke”, his documentary about hurricane Katrina.
    Do you know where this is available to watch?

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    Quote Originally Posted by EH6 Hibby View Post
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    Do you know where this is available to watch?
    Sorry, unfortunately not. I last saw on TV several years ago.

    Maybe worthwhile checking YouTube, amazing what turns up on the platform.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EH6 Hibby View Post
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    Do you know where this is available to watch?
    It's available on Sky Documentaries

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hibby70 View Post
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    It's available on Sky Documentaries
    Thanks. Don’t have sky but hopefully it will be on Now TV.

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    Watching “The Ripper” on Netflix - unsurprisingly about the Yorkshire Ripper.

    Never realised that Bruce Jones who played Les Battersby in Coronation Street found one of the bodies. He was treated as a suspect and lost his wife and kids as a result.


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    Not a documentary but watching the Pembrokeshire Murders series. Rubbish title considering he appeared on Bullseye!

    I would have called it Double Topped. 😬

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    Looking forward the Bruno Tyson film on Sky Docs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Saturday Boy View Post
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    Did he write the book that inspired the Wire? I’ve a vague notion that I have a copy next to “Infinite Jest “ by DFW in my Just about to read pile of books.

    As a slightly too late alert, Sky Arts are showing KT Tunstall ‘s tribute to Ivor Cutler.
    David Simon wrote a book called "The Corner" which was what inspired The Wire. Really good read and it was also made into a mini series as well, from memory.
    Last edited by degenerated; 15-01-2021 at 08:18 PM.

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    Murder in my Village on Sky Crime, something quite addictive about it.

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    The Art Of Drumming on Sky Arts is good if you like your music.

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    Night Stalker on Netflix is brilliant. Not for the faint hearted as pretty graphic. Ramirez was one ****ed up evil git.

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    Just tuned in to Sky Arts, currently showing Jimmy Carter: Rock & Roll President.

    It’s probably my age, but it’s a great watch.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HUTCHYHIBBY View Post
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    Murder in my Village on Sky Crime, something quite addictive about it.
    I’ve watched most of the 1st series, some quite horrific crimes committed
    The guy who hid the woman he murdered in his storage lock up, Jesus...

    He visited it everyday

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    Quote Originally Posted by Billy Whizz View Post
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    I’ve watched most of the 1st series, some quite horrific crimes committed
    The guy who hid the woman he murdered in his storage lock up, Jesus...

    He visited it everyday
    Conversely, I've watched most of s3 and s4 but very few of s1-2.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Frazerbob View Post
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    Looking forward the Bruno Tyson film on Sky Docs.
    When is this on? Had a hunt but can't see a release date anywhere.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hibby70 View Post
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    When is this on? Had a hunt but can't see a release date anywhere.
    Was originally planned for January but not seen a date yet. It does feature on on their ‘coming soon’ publicity

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    Quote Originally Posted by Frazerbob View Post
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    Was originally planned for January but not seen a date yet. It does feature on on their ‘coming soon’ publicity
    on Sky on 26th February

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    Started The Last Dance this week, terrific so far. Good recommendation!
    Follow the Hibs podcast, Longbangers, on Twitter (@longbangers)
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    I noticed a whole load of Storyville's on BBC iPlayer.

    Started with the Evel Knievel one tonight. What a nutter he was.

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    Not seen it mentioned on here, but Ian Hislop's Fake News on BBC 4 is a good watch. Informative and entertaining. It goes back to the 19th century looking at fake news in the beginning of modern media and up to the modern day. It looks at the motivation, means and consequences of fake news and conspiracy theories. For me it didn't go far enough back in time, it could have started with the ancient Egyptians and their hieroglyphics, the Roman chroniclers or even Mr Moses coming down from a mountain top.
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    Teenage Superstars

    Great documentary about the early days of the Scottish indie music scene.

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    Been watching A Summer of Rockets on BBC iPlayer just now a post war/50s spy drama based on a true story.
    Enjoying it so far. The portrayal of the elite upper classes and racist intolerance of the period is very well done.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alfiembra View Post
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    Been watching A Summer of Rockets on BBC iPlayer just now a post war/50s spy drama based on a true story.
    Enjoying it so far. The portrayal of the elite upper classes and racist intolerance of the period is very well done.
    It was very good, not sure it's a documentary though.

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