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Kate Plays Christine

Kate Plays Christine is a movie starring Steven C. Bovio, Christine Chubbuck, and Stephanie Coatney. Actress Kate Lyn Sheil prepares to portray the role of Christine Chubbuck, a real-life news reporter who took her own life on local...

Other Titles
ケイト・プレイズ・クリスティーン, Kate gra Christine
Running Time
1 hours 52 minutes
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Thriller, Biography, Drama, Documentary
Robert Greene
Robert Greene
Stephanie Coatney, Steven C. Bovio, Christine Chubbuck, Michael Ray Davis
Greece, USA
Audio Languages
日本語, اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Japanese, اللغة_العربية, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Actress Kate Lyn Sheil prepares to portray the role of Christine Chubbuck, a real-life news reporter who took her own life on local Florida television in 1974.

Comments about thriller «Kate Plays Christine» (69)

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Brian G.

One of the biggest problems with the film 'Christine', is that the conclusion seems to suggest that Christine doesn't know the truth about her daughter's murder. While it is true that Christine lost her mind when she got caught, her death was a "false-flag" operation. In the hands of the CIA, it could have been a case of "false-flag" terrorism, and the boys who killed her could have gone to prison. But, Christine didn't know the truth, she was too young to be in love with Jim so she believed he was a pervert. The CIA had the opportunity to carry out this operation, but she refused. But, because they had the opportunity, Christine wasn't in the same mental state she was when she was thrown in the shower by her husband's new girlfriend. Christine's body is hardly found, the evidence in the court is inconclusive, and it's all a matter of suspicion. However, I believe this is the true ending for the film. When I saw the film I was immediately aware of the many cover-ups of the crimes committed by the CIA and the cover-up of the fact that Christine was actually killed. So, I thought the film was accurate, and the ending was correct.

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This is a wonderful film with many messages. It is also about relationships, sexual repression, and the hypocrisy of the middle classes. This movie is both honest and compassionate. It can only be recommended.

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Ashley G.

I don't get the negative reviews here. I know the pros and cons of this story. The past few years have been a learning experience for me. I've learned a lot about myself and my own problems. This documentary is a step forward in that process. The people interviewed are broken people. Some of the details are hard to believe, but I think that's what it is. And how people respond to this story is indicative of how their lives were. They're all at different stages of their lives. Some have dealt with being in jail, others dealing with serious depression, and others dealing with more emotional problems. To me, that's the beauty of the story. It's all unique to each individual. If someone was a "typical" New Yorker, this wouldn't make much sense. But if someone had to deal with heroin addiction, that might make sense. Regardless, I found the documentary to be very moving. It's sad to see how things have changed in New York in the last couple of decades. But people have changed. And there's so much more to come.

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Kathryn Price

The film opens with a scene of what must be the longest running real-time news broadcast in the United States. It is almost three minutes long, and it is accompanied by a silent but penetrating voice-over: "Man-in-the-middle attacks from AT&T and Verizon caused a nationwide outage." This is followed by a lengthy interview with NBC News' Brian Williams, who was the first news anchor of the AT&T-Verizon merger. He has already gone on record with his disbelief that a network as large as NBC would fail. His comments were the only part of the film that moved me. The rest was just a collection of things like how Comcast began giving "free" broadband Internet service to all homes that wanted it, and how AT&T is now building a fiber network in parts of the country, which will be a megamall and be available for everyone. I couldn't wait to see the realization of this project, but was also a little disappointed that the project wasn't fully revealed. As the movie closes, we see what we have all been waiting for: a man-in-the-middle attack in Dallas, Texas. And it is a simple attack, in the style of a viral video. The man in the middle actually is someone else, and his first target is a computer where he has downloaded a virus. He then sends his virus to the second target, which is Verizon. Verizon simply responds with a phishing email. The two companies that respond are the same, but Verizon's server has not been compromised. How could the virus get on Verizon's server and not the other one? We don't know how much damage this man-in-the-middle has caused. All we know is that he has made the Internet go down in Dallas, and Verizon is in the process of upgrading its network. This is a simple, but powerful demonstration of the global reach of a man-in-the-middle attack. I found the film to be very entertaining. I can understand the negative comments from people who feel like the film is biased because there is no story here, just a man-in-the-middle attack. I found this to be true, but also saw that there is something more to the film than just that. The film is not just about man-in-the-middle attacks, but also the internet and the "social contracts" that we make with each other. Even if you hate this film, you will probably find something to learn about the internet. My main problem with this film is that I am not sure how to feel about it. Is it a propaganda piece? It could be. But I also believe that the film is much more than that. I was also intrigued by the idea that a man-in-the-middle attack was possible. This shows us that, in some ways, we are all that the attack is made out to be. The more I think about it, the more I believe that this is not just a man-in-the-middle attack. It is actually a man-in-the-middle of all attacks, on the internet and in real life. There is no excuse for this man-in-the-middle, and it is a very scary thought. There are people who defend this man-in-the-middle, but I think they are doing so on the basis of fear. They are scared that a man-in-the-middle could really happen. This is a very dangerous idea, and should be avoided.

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Catherine M.

I am surprised that this film did not do better at the box office. I am a great fan of the Blunt Trilogy and I loved that this documentary was such a great film, but what I found most interesting about this film is that it didn't just take the classic to a different place, it did it to a new place, a place that is still changing, that is definitely changing. As far as I am concerned, Christine is the first person in history who has been convicted of murdering a child, and she has an uphill battle before her to prove that she is innocent. In the first film, the filmmakers set out to present the truth of the case with as little bias as possible. They gave a realistic portrayal of the trial and we even got to see some evidence of Christine's motive and defense. This film didn't go that extra mile in this film. It is as if they completely removed all the bias from the scene and just presented a documentary with as much impartiality as possible. The truth about Christine is not any different from the truth about 9/11. In this film, they don't paint Christine as an innocent person, but rather show that Christine was not guilty and should have been found guilty. I am not suggesting that we should all be completely against the idea of an acquittal of Christine, but she should not be exonerated. What is done in this film is not done in a way that makes you want to embrace the idea of exonerating Christine. In this documentary, the filmmakers focus on what really happened that day. They show both sides of the story and don't even try to make the case for the defendant being innocent. They just present the facts. That is what the filmmakers did in the second film, but I think that they did it to a much better effect in this film. The filmmakers have a great job of not making it feel like they are trying to advocate Christine's guilt. They focus on what happened on that day and leave out all the crap about her motives, and try to give the viewer the full story of what happened that day, so that the audience can make up their own mind about who did it. The filmmakers do a great job of showing how the trial in this film, was set up and how they actually tried to get the witnesses to incriminate Christine. They show that they did everything they could to get the witnesses to incriminate Christine. They have the courage to get to the people who they think will incriminate Christine, and it is in that moment that we see what really happened that day. They make sure that the viewer gets the feeling that what they are seeing is a fair depiction of what happened that day. The filmmakers do a great job of not making this feel like a pro-Christine propaganda film. There is no pro-Christine speech in this film. They don't even have the courage to say that she was innocent. They do not try to persuade the audience that Christine was innocent. They make it clear that the only reason Christine was found guilty was because of one witness. She was convicted because of her husband. This film is not anti-Christine. It is pro-Christine. The film makers are definitely going to have some tough questions to answer in the future. They are going to have to find the courage to do a documentary about a jury in the next film that will be made about the entire investigation of Christine's death. It is going to be a tough decision to make about whether or not to accept this case as being 100% true. One thing that I think the filmmakers did better than any documentary I have ever seen in the past was that they didn't try to change the course of the investigation that led to the exoneration of Christine. In the second film, they were sure that they had the facts and that Christine's husband was totally innocent, but they did not do anything about the other witnesses and witnesses that testified to the innocence of Christine

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I really enjoyed this movie. It wasn't a "story" as many reviewers have said, but rather a "record" of events in one person's life. The fact that we all remember the same things (even though we may have different names) really helps the viewer relate to the characters and to the story. I also liked how the movie didn't use graphic or sensationalistic scenes, and it was all done in a very down to earth way. The main characters were easy to relate to, and they were all nice people with different points of views. Overall, this was an excellent movie, and I would highly recommend it.

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Gerald Watson

The way he takes you on a ride through his own personal journey. This movie really was refreshing to see.

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Beverly R.

I had never heard of Christine and her story and the documentary simply ticked of my list to see. I must say I was pleasantly surprised. I was also surprised that this documentary focuses on the players rather than the game itself. At first I thought the filmmakers were just going to rehash old footage but when I got to see the film it had my attention from the start. Christine's story is one that I'd never heard about and I was very moved by the story of how she overcame a life of abuse at the hands of her mother. It was a captivating film that captured the essence of Christine and made you want to know more about her. You feel sympathy for her as you see her struggle with her life and how she overcame the trauma of her abuse. The film also shows the survivors of the abuse that are still alive. The same thing can be said for the people who have since been abused but have found their way through their problems. The director does a great job of keeping the documentary moving and the editing is very interesting. It's an interesting look at a very powerful and inspirational story. This film definitely has a lot of weight and it should be seen by everyone. However, be warned, it's not for everyone.

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I think this documentary was pretty good. I think the subjects of the interviews were interesting and the fact that the documentary was done in Spanish made it more interesting for me. There were several points in the documentary that I thought were more or less misleading, especially with regards to the men's claims. I think the subjects were talking about this film and not "The Thin Blue Line". The documentary does give you a pretty good idea of how they tried to survive the war, but there were some points in the film that were a bit over the top. It was very interesting to watch and I think that if you're interested in the subject of the war you should check it out. 8/10

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Austin Brooks

This documentary looks at the life of Christine Collins, a young woman who became a public figure in the UK and is often called the "female Adolf Hitler". It traces her rise from being an outsider to a very successful woman. It also discusses her relationship with the BBC, and what she was doing to "honour" Hitler's birthday. I was rather surprised to see the documentary was only an hour and a half, but it's well worth it. It gives a sense of what Christine was like from the beginning, and also of what she's like now. You'll see a lot of photos of her. You'll see interviews with her family, her mother, and the BBC. This documentary is very entertaining, and I recommend it.

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Although this film tells the story of the man who was one of the few who knew of the abuse and murder of his wife, it is not a documentary. The film is basically a very good account of the man's life and what made him the way he was. It is one of the most compelling and heartbreaking films I have ever seen. The man, Colin, is one of the few people who have come forward with this story and to this day, he continues to suffer the pain and anger of his wife's murder. But he is still able to carry on, and so he does with a clear sense of purpose and purpose in life. The man was a little boy, and the mother who took care of him was very sweet, but that's about it. The man has since died, and his daughter was also born. But the man is still there, and he still loves his daughter very much. He was a wonderful man. It is a shame that this film did not get more recognition. This is an excellent film. The performances are great, especially from Steven Soderbergh and Colin Farrell, but the story and the story of the man is amazing. It really is a fantastic story. If you have not seen this film, I recommend it, because I do not think that anyone will be disappointed with it. And it's worth seeing. The man is a great man.

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Gregory Robertson

David Gelernter's "The Bone Collector" is a good documentary about the exploitation of his great friend, photographer and the writer and filmmaker Paul Morrissey. This documentary is not an expose of the exploitation. It's a great and accurate depiction of the way that Paul Morrissey used his remarkable talent to fulfill his personal dream to document the world around him. A look into his mind, his relationship with his family, his friendships, and his adventures on the road. In my opinion, this is one of the best documentaries ever made. Not only is it a look at Morrissey's life and career, but it is also an interesting look into Morrissey's personal life. One thing I've noticed about Paul Morrissey is that he is not afraid to tell his story, to share his heart with the world. He was famous for his wonderful stories, and this documentary follows the way he was able to tell those stories to the world. I think this documentary is one of the best documentaries that has ever been made. It is definitely worth watching, and I hope you will enjoy it as much as I did.

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Sharon Watkins

I love documentaries about real life but some of these docu-dramas are really contrived or look like a prequel to a movie. I thought this was very well done. The audience always had this admiration of Chris Messina, and even though the whole idea is that he is almost obsessive about this girl Christine, he tries to make it as neutral as possible. He was obviously so focused on his case that he didn't want to appear too attached to it or to have Christine's attitude changed. It was very flattering to see the process in which the documentary was being done. The idea that Chris Messina lived almost the whole of his adult life, trying to save Christine, living in the house they lived in and not paying any attention to their daughter was very interesting. They were very open about the relationship with Christine and all the treatments. The idea of this documentary is to give the audience some idea of the process of what it would be like for a scientist to be involved with a child. There were so many questions about the subject that I had to check them out on the Internet to see what was on the Internet. There were also several moments where I felt that the movie was a little bit too documentary. I am sure that Chris Messina was a very nice and open person, but I thought that the audience should be made aware of the sense of responsibility and, for example, how difficult it would be to give up everything and then going through this. It was a little too naive in my opinion. In any case, the movie is very well done and was very important to me. I thought that Chris Messina would have been a great person to do this documentary.

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This movie is about the story of a girl named Christine who committed suicide after being raped by a priest. I will admit that I didn't know anything about this case, but the movie was actually pretty good. I found it quite interesting because the director was also the victim of the crimes and made an account of the rape. It's also really interesting to see how the priest was treated after he confessed his crimes. He was given an apology, was never punished and was let off the hook. This shows that we still have a long way to go. Even though I didn't know anything about this case, it was still interesting to watch because of how this case was handled.

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John W.

I have to agree with the other comment on this film, it is a great story, and what a great ending!

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While I personally enjoyed this documentary, I'm sure it's not for everyone. If you like to watch a documentary, you will like this one. The one thing I didn't like about this documentary was the fact that they gave a bunch of celebrities all of the interviews, but did not give any background information on each of the interviews. It seemed like they were just doing this for the sake of doing this documentary, but it left a lot of unanswered questions. If you want to know more about the victims, check out their websites. I give this film a 9/10.

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These are actually my favorite moments from this movie. My favorite was when he explains how he made the film. The other was when he said he had only got to the filming on an emergency basis because he had lost his job and had no other means of support. The documentary is long, and it doesn't show the whole film. There are points where it goes into stuff you might not want to know about, like the work and the relationships with the other actors. You do have to be a fan of the actors to get all of the bits, so if you don't know them, you'll need to look them up in your library. It's interesting, though, that he made the films in the first place. It's hard to not take some of the stars a bit personally and compare them to the people who were in them. He did a lot of interviews on the film. The documentary is actually mostly about his work, and how his work didn't seem to have a lot of social relevance or meaning for the filmmakers, or the people who filmed it. I don't think this film is about what he has to say, it's more about how he says it. Overall, I thought it was very powerful. It makes you want to go and see a lot of the movies he made. His early work was all about having a message to the world, and his later work just tried to entertain the audience. It is a very complex and personal film, that you'll need to watch more than once to get the full impact.

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David A.

I recently watched the film in Boulder, CO, where I live. I was a bit disappointed that it was billed as a docudrama. It was not a documentary. It was more like an interview with two people on the panel that watched the film. It was a compilation of events that had followed the tragic death of Christine, the director's niece. She was buried as a human on November 13, 2007. In the video she is shown as she is walking, smiling, asking questions. These were the last people that Christine would have seen and met. Christine's mom and her sister were interviewed. There was a clip of Christine walking with her mom as she was saying goodbye. She was done talking and was looking at the sky, the casket of her niece. Her mom was talking to a other person as she is driving away. As they drove away, Christine's mom can be seen on the left side of the road. This was not the mom that we are all familiar with in the U.S. "She is the personification of the miracle of life, the virgin birth, the life of Christ, the final result of his death, and the one who lives to see the resurrection of the human race," says Linda Bethe. The information about the events that followed the death of Christine was not exactly how she would have viewed it. She died an age she never wanted to live. That being said, her death had not been kind to her, and a bit too late. But what makes this documentary more than a film about a tragic event is the people interviewed. Each person felt like a real person, not like a person they knew in the media. For that reason alone, I would give this documentary 9 stars. I would recommend it to anyone who wants to know what was in the mind of Christine, her personal tragedy, and what went on at the time of her death. For the first time ever, her entire family and friends gathered in the same place in the U.S. for one of her last days. It is a bit like they are talking to someone you know.

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An hour and a half's film of a fictional biography of "Vivian Jane", the great-granddaughter of Mary Todd, one of the first American Baptists. This documentary tries to portray the life of this woman who has the curious distinction of being the first to die in the United States after being baptized. What is so fascinating about this documentary is the way it has been made. The interviewees are present in their own words. There is no narration. There are no screen shots of every scene, but instead, we get the full range of what the interviewees had to say about their lives and times. They all seem to have been a little bit of a folk hero, and a lot of the time, this is why they were so happy. They did what they did for the love of Christ, and for a very, very special reason. I have always admired Mary Todd, and this documentary is no exception. For that reason, I will recommend this film to everyone who has a love for Mary Todd. This documentary is about as real as a documentary gets, and I for one, am glad that they did not have to go to any kind of film school to get this message across. It is truly a joy to watch. Highly recommended.

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Samantha M.

This documentary was incredibly good. I saw it during a screening at the University of Missouri-Columbia. It was the first time I had ever heard the topic discussed. It was also the first time I saw that this movie was being made. The movie does not focus on the actual facts of the case, but focuses on the characters that were at the time and their behavior. Each person is different and the story is not the same. Some had a secret life that they were keeping from the police and the state, and some had a hidden relationship with the victim that they wanted to share with the public. This is the one aspect of the movie that I really enjoyed. Although the documentary is not very long, it does not drag on too long. The subject is definitely important, but I also think the filmmakers did a great job of presenting the movie and not making it feel like an educational piece. This is the type of movie that everyone needs to see. It shows the amount of time, money and effort that people put into a murder case, and that there is an awful lot of money spent in trying to catch a killer. The film is very well done, and the director made sure that he did not show just one person, but instead focused on every aspect of the case. I will definitely be buying this movie when it is released on DVD.

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Carol G.

The more you learn about the real-life Christine and the people who loved and respected her, the more you hate her. I've heard that she killed two men and committed suicide, but I don't know for sure. I've also heard that she'd been in mental institutions, but I have not been able to find out. She also came across as a sex symbol and prostitute, but that's not true either. She was the mother of two daughters. She was not an alcoholic and I haven't seen her drunk once. In fact, I have a feeling that she wasn't really that bad of a woman. She was a strong, smart woman who had learned how to adapt to a world in which there was no more social justice. She also learned to fight and she took that to her grave. In fact, I can't think of anything in the film that really makes her look good. So, I guess I would classify the film as a fictionalized biography. This film does not give us any insight into her life, so it's up to us to decide for ourselves what she is or wasn't. I think the film was made to give us a more objective view of her life. You can't really judge a person by their views, since you really can't know their true views. I suppose that's why the film is so much popular. One thing is for sure: She was a good person who had good qualities and bad qualities. She was a person with a strong will and a great love for life. I think that, when you see this film, you can judge for yourself if she was a good person or not.

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I enjoyed this documentary for the same reasons I enjoyed The Hurt Locker and Zero Dark Thirty. It's raw, honest and uncompromising. All of the women portrayed in this film are in my opinion heroes. They're not without their flaws, but they're not outright hateful. In fact, I thought their bravery in coming forward with their stories was quite brave. At one point, one of the women compares her life as a politician to her life as a survivor of the 9/11 attacks. And the story of a young mother's story of survival in Iraq (as well as her inspiring experience, which I'll not give away) is a powerful and powerful film. I'm not sure if I'd call this the most powerful documentary I've ever seen, but it is certainly very powerful. It definitely deserves a better profile than it's getting. And the biggest problem with the documentaries of today is that they tend to focus more on the mainstream stars than on the people who make a film and deliver it. So I feel like, even though I believe Ingrid is a hero, I don't feel this documentary is as effective as it should have been, because it focuses so much on the stars. So, I'm going to recommend that people see this documentary for themselves. It's definitely worth seeing.

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Russell E.

If you liked it, you might like this. If you didn't, you may be a big asshole. This movie is very well made, and I was impressed at how honest it was. However, the sex scenes were too graphic for me, and I found it quite offensive. I think this movie has some really important issues to talk about, and I hope it is making people think. But I also think it is quite annoying to the people who liked this movie, and it seems that they don't realize the reality of the world they live in. I would not recommend this movie to anyone, but I wouldn't mind giving it to someone. It is worth watching, just don't take it too seriously, and you might enjoy it.

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Amanda F.

This is a good documentary about the film that is being released in the next few days. It is also a very personal documentary. As I am a relatively new fan of Christine (and I have to say that I am not a fan of the original movie), I found myself relating to some of the people in the documentary. I also felt like the director, Lisa Delugier, was very realistic about what it is like to be in a legal situation, and I really enjoyed her honesty about her personal experiences in that situation. She also had a lot of fun playing with the interviews, but also made some interesting comments about her relationship with her daughter, and how that has changed. She also spoke about the day that she was finally let go, and how that helped her in her personal life. I also thought that the documentary showed how much the people in the film cared about each other, and how much they all loved the film, even the people who had nothing to do with the film, just had a bit of involvement in the making of it. I also think that the documentary was very real and very personal, and that the people who were interviewed are all very honest and very relatable. I also thought that the documentary was very funny. This documentary is not a film that I would watch again, but I definitely recommend it. This is definitely a documentary that I will recommend to others. I think that Lisa Delugier has a very interesting personal story to tell, and I think that people should see this documentary. I think that everyone should see this documentary. It is not for the faint of heart, and I think that it is a very personal documentary that I think that most people would enjoy.

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Patricia Walters

These two filmmakers had made two documentaries before they found their own narrative. This film is a little shorter than its title, but I think that is more so to maintain the seriousness of the subject matter. The documentary film that really delves into the subject matter, Christine Collins, is not nearly as strong as its companion piece, but is still fairly engaging. This film examines the personality, discipline, and willpower of Christine Collins in her initial, and ultimately successful, occupation of the Big Apple. As a result of the film's subjects' long experience with New York City, the viewer is drawn into a sense of both a past, and a present, of the city's character. The film is completely dedicated to the character, and the woman, of Christine Collins, and does a fine job of showing this character, and the "real" Christine Collins, through her entire life. The movie doesn't attempt to make any sensational claims about the character or the subject matter. The "real" Christine Collins is left in the background, and the emphasis is placed on the character of Christine Collins, as an individual. That is the strength of the documentary. It is not trying to convince us that the man behind the character of Christine Collins was a psychopath, nor is it trying to present Christine as some sort of saint. The focus is on Christine Collins, and it is quite evident in the film. The movie has its moments of comedy, and drama, but overall it is an enjoyable documentary, and one that will be quite interesting to watch.

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Ryan S.

Why did that happen? Why was it that this young man was on a mission to get the truth out? Why did a self centered man like that become such a super hero? I thought this documentary would help me better understand what I was dealing with, but instead it just told me how to deal with what I had, that I had no control over. I don't think that anybody should take drugs or get involved with drugs. I have tried to find ways to understand what happened to my best friend and all I can say is that it is like nobody ever would have stopped her. I have watched many documentaries on drug use and one thing that seems to get stuck in my head is this; it seems like people with issues should be taking drugs and having them to a point, but it just doesn't seem that way when it comes to this young woman. I guess the other person that could really help me is my best friend who has been very critical of my life. That will be hard to do. I can't stand her and I hope that she didn't really do any of it. She probably just thought I had no control over my life.

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Louis S.

This is a very nice documentary. It takes you back to the early days of the late 1970s, the time when the world was finally "getting it." But the movie only shows us what happens. It doesn't tell us what happened. You have to watch the movie. The "witnesses" do not speak about what they saw. What they saw was just their personal stories of what they saw. I saw this movie at the Chicago film festival and enjoyed it very much. I wish I had been there. The movie is very intense and in some parts very moving. I enjoyed it so much that I watched it several times and kept watching it to see what happened. This movie is not for the faint of heart, but for those who are willing to put their minds to it, you will find the movie quite interesting. I recommend it highly.

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Sara H.

I was so surprised to hear about this movie and especially the cast. The movie is so visually stunning and so well shot. I have seen the movie and I had to check it out on my own. I think that the story is important for all of us because we are aware of how we are being taken advantage of by the companies and the system. What is also interesting is the characters. The actors play their roles so well and the director and producer did a wonderful job in picking actors. I hope to see more films like this and this one is not an exception. It is a perfect movie for the whole family.

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Julie Myers

Director and writer Paul Neurath (The People vs. Larry Flynt) brings together one of the most fascinating women in modern history, Elizabeth Short, to tell the story of how a lone, self-made woman from a strict, Biblical family was able to break free from the rigid social norms and ideals of her time and shape her own path. This short documentary is a great movie for anyone who's ever had the privilege of growing up in a strict, religious household, or someone who's ever wondered what it would be like to grow up in a religious environment, or someone who's ever wondered how to change their religious upbringing. Director Neurath clearly shares his faith as well as his love of the past, both of which he uses to draw his characters and the audience in. Elizabeth Short was a pioneer, a determined woman who took on religious dogma and society, and in doing so, changed the way people viewed and treated women. And she didn't have to wait for a man to turn her into a saint. You can't buy it. Although she went the distance, and broke the social barriers for women, one of the biggest lessons she gave to people was that a woman must stay true to herself no matter what, and regardless of what society would do to her or any other woman in that time. Of course, a lot of women still had to "be their own woman" and carry a man's burden. She was the first woman in a century or so who was allowed to break the "taboos" around women's roles in society, and for that she's truly a pioneer. Elizabeth Short was a pioneer, and no man has ever been able to get close to her like this documentary does. Although she had a very strict and religious upbringing, the movie is incredibly well done, well-written, and well-directed. Paul Neurath does a phenomenal job of capturing the attention of the audience, and keeping them interested throughout the film. Elizabeth Short was not the first woman to break social barriers, but she paved the way. She established the "taboos" around women, and allowed women to make their own choices, and as a result, the "taboos" never fully disappeared. And in this case, they got stuck in some weird, outdated mindset. This is a great movie about one of the most fascinating people in modern history. Although her story is also an interesting one, it's the real thing. It's not some totally unrelated documentary about her life, but rather the story of one woman who decided to break the taboos and take on a world of her own. And despite her "mistake" of a husband, the fact remains that she did it by following God, and obeying the command to be a woman. "Why do I have to do that?"

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Justin Wade

Went to see this film at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival and thoroughly enjoyed it. The documentary was well made and the social commentary was very funny. The documentary focuses on one aspect of the case: the murder. It's not a boring film and it focuses on the case as it happened. It shows the real events that led up to the murder, and it helps us understand the killer's motivations. It also helps us understand how the law is set up to protect a mentally challenged person, and how the social services were trying to protect Christine. It shows how Christine's case was handled and how it changed the law. It helps us understand how many people feel about mental disorders. The documentary also helps us understand why Christine would kill. It explains that Christine was emotionally troubled. It's not a very easy case to get a clear picture of, but this film helped us understand that. It was also a bit odd how she had a few mental problems while her parents knew nothing about it. Also, the filmmakers didn't cover any of the major evidence that was presented, like the DNA evidence. Overall, I think the film was very informative and made me feel for Christine and her family. I would recommend this film to anyone who is interested in the Christine Vance case.

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I don't think I have ever watched a film about people trying to solve a crime. I don't think there are many films that would compare. In some ways this movie may be a little too long to be considered an indie, but the attention to detail is magnificent. The show is one of the best documentaries I have ever seen. This is not a documentary about a crime. It is a film about a crime that we all know about, and how it affects people. It also illustrates a possible cause and effect relationship between suicide and terrorism. It is really hard to make a documentary about people trying to solve a crime, and this film does a great job of doing so. It is not a documentary about the crime, it is a documentary about the "why" of it. We see a man who commits suicide as a response to a serial rapist. The rapist just happens to commit a crime. We get to see people talk about suicide and suicide attempts, and we see a person who would not commit suicide for the police and who instead lives with the thought that he will. The actor who plays the rapist's son is amazingly powerful. It is hard to say how much of the crime was imagined. The real crime, and the crime that will happen, are presented as simply as possible. All in all this is a great movie. I would recommend it to anyone who loves films. And I would recommend it to anyone who is thinking of committing suicide.

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Julia Clark

I watched this film by accident when I was flipping channels. Having not heard anything about it I was intrigued. This is a must see for anyone who wants to know what goes on in our private lives. I am glad that I did watch it because I now know a lot more about how government officials do their jobs and how our governments are paid. However, I do not agree with the official government report that the film was portraying. I thought that the filmmakers presented a very balanced view of the subject matter. I also thought that there were some moments where the film did drag on and some of the scenes were unnecessary. I do believe that if you want to know about the "whys and wherefores" of various topics then this is the film to watch.

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Sara G.

I'm not a big fan of the genre but when I heard that Christine basically has two main episodes, I was really excited. After watching the whole thing I've realized that the thing is pretty good but that a lot of movies try to do. This is not a movie with one main story but a really long series of episodes and I thought it was pretty good, although I didn't really like the ending. The ending was kind of weird, I think it was just the director's choice or the writers' choice. Either way I liked the movie a lot, not only because I like the movies it's based on but because it's a really well made movie and it's very entertaining and I think that's a very good thing for me, in the same way that If I had to choose a favorite movie of all time it would be A Walk to Remember because I think that movie is a masterpiece and a masterpiece that really shows how little time we have.

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There are many questions that are asked of us that we often can't answer, for example, if we should buy or not buy a firearm. In this short documentary film, one of the producers addresses that question and some answers and if you're willing to think more about it. Most people will probably understand the urgency to get your guns out of the hands of criminals who are intent on harming others. This documentary is an eye opener and would be a good first documentary to view. For those who believe they can't, this film is a great way to see.

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Anna Martinez

If you like this film, I highly recommend "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo" by David Fincher, which takes a similar subject matter but adds an intelligent, engaging story. Another film worth checking out is "Silence."

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Albert C.

I have to say that I felt left out after seeing this documentary. This isn't a documentary, it is a character study. We watch as Christine, who we follow throughout this film, discovers her sexuality and finds her sexuality through her work. The only times where we don't see Christine is when she is with others, in front of the camera, and in the dark. What this film does is show us that no matter who you are, no matter how you are, you can change your sexual identity and your sexual expression. This film is about a transgender woman who finds her sexual identity and expression through her work. However, I was hoping that this would be the "mark of her career". Unfortunately, it wasn't. What I expected was that she would start using a certain type of cosmetics and begin wearing a certain type of dress. However, it was not. We are not given the opportunity to see Christine in the company of another transgender woman. We are not given the opportunity to see Christine on a date. The only time we see Christine, she is in front of the camera. In an interview, Christine said that her career is a "vibe" rather than a career. Her career was a 'vibe'. This is what makes her character so interesting, the fact that she finds her sexuality through her work. We do not get to see Christine in the company of others, even the "employee" Christine. When you watch the interview with Christine, you will find yourself in a state of shock. Her perspective is very different from that of other interviewees, we see her saying "yeah, I'm a transsexual". I really cannot stress enough that this is not a documentary, it is a character study. It gives you a character study of the transgender person. But, it doesn't explain her background, her culture, her family. You just have to go watch the documentary and see for yourself. I would recommend this to anyone, especially to people who have not seen a documentary before. It is an interesting look into a transgender person's life and it is well worth watching. The question that I ask myself is how can this person be a person, but not be a woman?

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Amy Wagner

First off, I'm an expert on Dr. H.M. Roberts' case. That said, I also love Richard Gere. He's a terrific actor and he's not to be confused with the actor he portrayed in this movie. He's a real person who lost his sight, and he also has a daughter that he loved dearly. And, you may not remember who he played in "Deuce Bigalow". He played an ex-con named Joe Miller. I think he is best remembered for playing Eric Roberts in "Gone in 60 Seconds" which is what it is called in the movie. I know people in the real world who go to restaurants and go to restaurants like "Mulligan's", which I think is the real name of the restaurant. "Mulligan's" is a place called "Mulligan's Steakhouse" in an industrial park in Millbrook, NY. I know people who go there and go there every day. They enjoy the food. They have a special menu for lunch. I have been to Mulligan's and I like it. The steak there is the best steak I've ever had. It has to be, or so I've heard. I can't find the place in the map anymore, but I think it is located in the industrial park area. I know it is. So, this movie has an interesting story. You will be fascinated by it. It's good for the eyes and ears. It's a good story. But, if you want to know the real story, then read the book. It is a good book. I recommend it. And, you might want to look into the real life of Dr. H.M. Roberts. I think he's an incredible man. I hope you enjoy it. Richard Gere, if you see this on the television, you have to see this movie. Because it's a great movie. The story is compelling. It is very interesting.

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Based on true events, A Documentary Film about a depressed young woman named Christine Blight (played by Amy Adams). The film does not get too much into details, and there are many things you could ask of it. But the real strength of this film is the analysis it gives of the young woman, the parents, and the school. It shows the young woman as an extremely vulnerable person, unable to even begin to move in a normal world until her parents took away her. She is constantly questioning why her parents aren't happy with her and her self-esteem is at an all time low. Her parents and teachers give her an over-the-top "wellness" attitude and there is not one shred of compassion for her. It's sad to think that she lived this life, and it's a shame that she has not learned from her mistakes. The film starts out with a series of interviews with Christine, and it's all very upsetting. She is very open and candid, and it is quite a shame that her life was so messed up. You could tell that the film wasn't making any sense, and it seemed like it was trying to say something about the people and the school, but it never quite found its way. There are some disturbing scenes, but not too much. The most disturbing scenes were from the final few scenes, which showed Christine getting back on her feet. This shows her recovery and how she became more confident. All in all, this is a very sad and difficult film. It's worth seeing, but not a masterpiece.

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Virginia M.

I am surprised that this movie has not received more attention in the United States. I have been waiting to see it for months. I am very proud to have been a part of the filming. This is the first film from British director David Michod that I have seen. I was familiar with David's work through his previous work, "The Disillusionment" (2007) and "Dark Place" (2009) and thought that he had a bright future. However, his films did not reach the heights that they should have. I thought that "The Disillusionment" was more interesting than this movie, which has much more serious themes. He is not an easy director to work with, which is why he seems to have had trouble getting good work. The story, which is told in flashbacks, is told in such a way that the viewer does not know whether it is happening in the present or the past. The film's subject matter is also extremely serious, but the viewer is not told what it is about until the end. I have always been interested in how different cultures react to the same situations and how some cultures react in a very different way to the same situations. The purpose of the film is to show that such situations can be life-changing. In addition to the subject matter, the film also contains many scenes that are touching, touching, touching, touching, touching, touching. The film is not a film that you will see again. I did not feel as I was watching a documentary. However, I would recommend this film to everyone.

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This documentary is a good follow up to the first one. I think that the second one was a bit rushed and was a little bit too long. This one is more tightly edited and I think that it really made sense. There were a few scenes that were kind of weird but they were all the right moments and I liked them. I liked the stories and the stuff that was related to the characters. I also thought that they were really nice and the filming was really good. The story is really interesting and very touching. I really enjoyed it and I recommend it to anyone.

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Billy Burke

I have never given any film a 10 star rating, however I'm happy to say that I gave this film a 10 out of 10. The voice of John Cusack is a masterpiece. The strength of this film is in being able to empathize with the character. I honestly felt for him, as I watched him struggle to make the relationships with his wife and son. When I left the theater, I cried so hard, that I nearly passed out. I couldn't stop thinking about it. I know it was the greatest acting job I've ever seen in my life. Watch this film if you have nothing else to do.

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Pamela Gonzales

If you want to see the true story behind a notorious serial killer, then this documentary is for you. The documentary has some very dark moments, and some really disturbing scenes. The filmmaker, Dan Corum, uses interviews with the victims and the police and gives the viewer a great look into the lives of these young women. The documentary is not for the faint of heart, but it is well worth watching for anyone interested in the subject.

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An excellent documentary on one of the world's most famous murderers. In a sense, this film is better than the original film "Suspicion", because it's more "real" in the sense that it is more based on the actual facts and not on speculation and fantasy. The truth is out there for the watching people. What they see, they will believe. It is the only film that really touches the audience. I don't understand why this film has been so overlooked by the general public, who know the truth and are interested in the lives of these notorious people. I think that the film is very timely and very important in the current situation. The film is fascinating and it's probably the most important film to come out of Hollywood in recent years. Even the "Bourne" films aren't that good.

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Amy R.

A simple premise: two women (who just happen to be brothers) are the women who win each others hearts at the Cannes film festival. Nice, right? A few people may think this premise is too long-winded. It's actually not very complicated. It is, however, very powerful. The sister story takes place after the sisters win the festival and the brother's success, but before the brother goes to jail. The sisters discuss the struggles of growing up and of raising children. The brother's wife never accepts the fact that his wife is having an affair, but the sister learns she's a lesbian. The sister wants to make the best of it, even though her brother would prefer that she marry the man of her dreams, no matter what. The sister feels like the best part of her life is about to be over. And then. the brother gets arrested. No one believes the sister's story. They think the sister must be lying about her involvement in the affair. A beautiful documentary.

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Sharon Palmer

I have been a fan of the Simon Templar since I saw the original movie on TV as a kid and it was a great experience. But now that I am older, I realize how much I love this movie and it is hard to find time to watch it anymore. This documentary on the Simon Templar certainly makes it easier to find time to watch the movie. The documentary details his childhood and how he was raised and his socialization at home and the boarding school. The documentary also contains many of the memories he had at boarding school and how they made him who he is today. The documentary was very informative and it really showed the struggle of the Simon Templar and his perseverance to be the best that he could. The documentary was very nice, informative and well-made. If you like the Simon Templar, this documentary will help you understand how hard his life was and how much he gave to others and the way that he loved them. The documentary is also a good source for information on boarding school and how it affected the Simon Templar. Overall, this documentary was very informative and really helped understand the Simon Templar and how hard his life was. He is a great man and I would recommend it to anyone who loves Simon Templar's movies or documentaries.

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I can't believe that I didn't see this movie when it came out. My daughter is in her early 20's, and she asked me to buy her this movie for her. When I walked into the theater, I was confused as to why they had not announced the date, but I knew that I should watch it. I remember seeing this movie on television in the mid 1980s when I was in the military and all of a sudden I was a husband, a father, and living my dream. It was very exciting to have someone to share my dreams with. After watching the movie, I would still give it a rating of 10 out of 10. I am now 57 years old, but my daughter's age when I saw this movie was just 17. I really think that I owe the movie a great debt. I am also happy to see a movie that was well acted and was very inspiring. I wish there would be more movies like this to get younger people to realize that you don't need to be in a love relationship to realize that you have to be in one to realize your dreams.

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William M.

This movie is one of the best documentaries I've ever seen. It focuses on the life of Robin Williams as a comedian, and his battles with his drug addiction. He explains how he got hooked on cocaine, and how he overcame it. I also learned a lot about Robin Williams, which is not always good for a documentary. In the beginning, he tells his story as a child, but he uses flashbacks to tell his story as a young adult. He also tells the story of his parents' divorce, which is quite interesting. But it was the story of his father, who is a drunk, that was most interesting to me. I think it was very important for him to show his mother, because he's a very tough guy and she had to deal with the mess he was in. He also tells about his two children, as he is going to stay with his mother, but he had problems with them, and the struggle of his mother and his father. Overall, this was a great documentary.

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Phillip J.

Julian Schnabel's documentary about the infamous unsolved murder of Christine Mills (in the film, Christine is called Christine) is a sad reminder of the power of the media and the ability of the media to put an innocent man behind bars. We get an insight into the life of Christine Mills, the man who is currently serving a life sentence for the murder of his wife and a preteen daughter. We see how the media were able to spin Christine's life into something that is so out of proportion. We get to see how the media helped him in his incarceration. And we see how Christine Mills was the victim of a media conspiracy and the ability of the media to spread false information about him and his wife. The media manipulated Christine Mills so much and the story that the media told was more important than the actual facts. The media played their role to the fullest. The media created the myth that Christine Mills committed the murder, in the end, the media destroyed his reputation. It is truly sad that Julian Schnabel did not obtain access to Christine Mills and to Christine Mills' family. That is why the film was able to show how the media ruined the life of Christine Mills.

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Angela Patterson

I found this film to be great. I didn't really think much of the way the life of Amanda Todd was portrayed, but then I learned that she actually took her own life. This film was great, and I have to admit, I can relate to Amanda. She was being groomed by her boyfriend because he "was a good provider", and instead of trusting him, she didn't. I wish more people could realize that there are many different kinds of people out there, and all are entitled to their own opinions and experiences, but just do your own research before acting on it. I think a lot of people are just trying to use these circumstances as a way to turn things around and be happy. I think everyone is entitled to their own opinion, but then I think you should know what you are getting into. I found this film to be very educational and I feel like it's one of the best documentaries ever made.

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Amy Weber

It is nice to see that "found footage" filmmakers have finally gotten the right balance of elegance and quality. This is a very well-crafted and well-acted movie, and a documentary that is very well made. It's a powerful, though intimate, documentary that is both entertaining and educational. This is a film that would have benefited from a more skilled, experienced, and more established producer-director. The film-makers did a wonderful job, but it could have been more efficient. If the movie had been more polished and presented with a more professional production company, the results would have been much more rewarding. It would have also helped to include a narrator, as the amateur interviews are usually not as intriguing as the movies themselves. But I guess this is just a personal opinion, and I recommend this film to any people who are interested in watching a wonderful film about a fascinating subject.

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Paul Gabor had a dream. That dream was to become a full-time documentary filmmaker. He's come so far in his life to have such an extraordinary career. But the movie is even more inspirational. The story begins with Paul Gabor at work, filming a scene from the movie "A Walk to Remember", where he was filming the very man who would become his wife's husband. He had a conversation with the director, that changed his life forever. It was the film's director, who wanted to do a true story of the man. So that's what he wanted to make. The story is told through an array of interviews with his wife, Lisa, and his wife's friends. It's told through a long and intricate sequence of archival footage from the years when Paul was filming his movie. Then, in 2011, the story was told again through a letter written by Paul. The story is told in a very intimate and respectful way, and it shows the events in a way that makes you feel like you know the man. Then, at the end, there is a message, which is that you should never stop pursuing your dream, even when you don't know how much you'll succeed. I have to say that the messages are delivered very well. I hope that everyone would watch this movie, as this is a very informative, inspirational, and a very personal story.

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There are no images or words that convey much depth or emotion, but this film does. We watch it through the eyes of the cameraman, a professional so-called "journalist" and director, for whom Christine is a raw documentary and kind of a "true" personal portrait. If you can't tell where the film is going, you can hardly discern what the cameraman's role is, why he does what he does, what he will do if it is his last job, or why his family and their difficulties matter. The filmmakers never tell us. It is difficult to relate to Christine as a real person. The documentary is a visual construction. It is a character study of a young woman who, despite having a promising future, found herself at the wrong place at the wrong time. But what matters most is what her performance shows us about her and what is most remarkable about her story. Without a doubt, her performance is remarkable, although the camera-work and her speech are remarkable too. She is not speaking as the "face" of the project, but as a human being, a human being who is continually making decisions that may have real or tragic consequences. Her performance is inspirational and does not show us anything as to what she thought and felt. What is incredible is that all of us can look to her for advice and inspiration when we are in trouble and, if we are, it is always the wrong advice and the wrong advice is always the wrong thing to do. That is what happens to most people at the wrong place at the wrong time. The camera-work, and the filming of the events in question, was great, but what really turned my head was how brilliant and memorable Christine's voice was in these interviews. I think that the ending was excellent too, but it was a bit abrupt and needed to be more emotionally powerful. I loved the parts where the director introduced the people involved in Christine's story, how they all struggled to make a life for themselves in a time of terror, how they told the stories of those who were there and how the world had never heard of these people. The director's script did not tell us much about the cause of the events, what happened to the people involved, and how they all came to be there at the wrong time. Christine was a real life story, and her story mattered a lot to me. It made me think, and even make me think a little. And all of it could have been real. Instead, the directors were satisfied to let us imagine the story and see what happened. That's great filmmaking. It's not like other documentaries where the director just wants to let us see the things and how they happened. When you make a film about real life stories, you have to take the audience for granted and show the same story

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Danielle Jones

I watched the documentary without knowing anything about the subject matter, and actually the first five minutes really drew me in, so I was pretty interested. The story was told in a non-linear fashion, and in my opinion that is a really great style for a documentary. That being said, the interviews are quite long, and while that can be a good thing (as in the case of this film), it is really distracting, and the film could have benefited by being shorter. The slow motion stuff used in some parts was pretty awesome though. The pacing was slow, but still good, and I thought it was the right amount of time. This is a good film, and I really enjoyed it. I don't think it is an expertly made documentary or anything, but it was interesting enough to stick with it, and is certainly not as bad as many critics would have you believe. Recommended.

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Madison H.

After finishing this movie I felt really dissatisfied. I really wanted to see this movie and I did. But I left feeling like I'd been cheated. The two main characters in the movie were absolutely not believable and when it came down to it, I didn't like their motivations. In this case, I felt that the movie could have been better if the main characters had been more believable. This movie is about a serial killer who was a sociopath. This movie should have been about a killer who was a sociopath. It's a very easy way to make a movie about serial killers and this movie does it pretty well. But, the movie did not do that well. If you like serial killers and sociopaths, you might like this movie.

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Phillip S.

I remember seeing the trailer for this film when it was first announced and being really impressed. I had no idea what it was about, and it looked like it would be boring and depressing. I had no expectations and I was surprised. This is a fantastic film, very disturbing at times but with great characters and some great dialogue. The main thing I liked about this film was that it kept the same atmosphere throughout the whole thing. It was not full of cliches, it was scary and depressing at times, but also funny and memorable. The characters are amazing. They are relatable and you feel for them. I really hope that the film gets seen by more people, and that more people give this film a chance. It's extremely underrated and I hope that the film gets seen by more people, because it deserves to be seen. 9/10.

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Alice W.

I'm not gonna lie, I knew nothing about this movie, not even how to pronounce it, and I didn't even know how to pronounce it either. I went in expecting to see a bunch of boring and somewhat pointless documentaries about the rise and fall of Christine; but no, instead I got to see Christine Elizabeth Brumfitt who got stabbed to death in her bath tub. The documentary is extremely disturbing, but it's worth watching just to get the real story of a tragic life. So it was somewhat understandable that the documentary didn't go into the details of how the case was solved or how the verdict was eventually handed down. All I know is that in the movie, we get to see how Brumfitt, as the defendant, claims that Christine was in her head (although she says "not in her body") when she killed her. She also claims that Christine was in a vegetative state when she killed her, and that Christine was only in her head when she stabbed her, but there are a lot of witnesses who claim that she was not in her head when she killed her. The film, at the end, basically explains what really happened, and you'll get to hear her story again at the end of the documentary to really understand the whole situation. This documentary was very informative and very interesting, but it was definitely not for the casual viewer. The real story of Brumfitt, however, is something that I really can't get out of my head, and I definitely recommend it to anyone who likes documentaries, because it's a story that I cannot forget. However, I do suggest that you go in expecting that it'll be boring and you might find that you don't enjoy it, so you don't want to waste your time. If you go in, you'll understand why, but I don't recommend it if you don't want to understand it. Rating: *1/2 out of *

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Lori M.

Shocking footage of the activities of the anarchist and anarchist-turned-militant groups who formed in France, Italy and Spain. Most importantly, as it comes from eyewitnesses, this documentary is a completely accurate depiction of the situation that existed at the time. I watched it recently and I was impressed. The documentary told me a lot about the real world of the Spanish and Italian anarchists, without making them look like idiots or criminals. Instead, it focuses on the lives of these anarchists, showing how their actions shaped their own worlds and their hopes for the future. While their activities were initially a threat to the established order of society, in the end they created a society in which everyone was free to act as he/she wanted. The movie also shows the occasional violent clashes with the authorities, showing their almost total dominance of the situation. This is a must see for anyone interested in politics, anarchism, or the history of the Spanish/Italian anarchists.

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This is a really beautiful film, and is a very hard film to watch. And I love how it shows just how the real Christine went after her murder, with her family and friends, who knew what happened. She was never given the closure that other women would have had. This documentary is a must see, as it shows the real Christine being portrayed on screen, and is her own person, not a ghost or a sympathetic character. This documentary is probably one of the best documentaries that you can watch. I am surprised that there have been so many people who disliked this documentary. And I also am surprised that this movie has a rating of 6.3, and is ranked so low on IMDb. This is a MUST SEE documentary for all movie lovers!

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I was surprised by this movie. Having been a girl I was not overly familiar with the story of Christine Korsgaard, a serial killer in Sweden who committed the most prolific rapes in the country's history. Although the murders were eventually solved and convicted, there was a substantial amount of circumstantial evidence that suggested a stronger case for her being guilty than it actually was. The Swedish audience probably will not be familiar with her story at all, so I did not bring up this in my review. However, I would recommend this movie to anyone who enjoys documentaries and has an interest in the facts of a very dark period in Swedish history.

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A chilling documentary about a self-destructive man whose fixation with the danger of death and the very nature of life is compelling and frightening. The footage is brilliantly shot and follows the suspect in search of answers as he attempts to find a resolution to his depression. We follow the final days of the man as he attempts to get the help he needs. We follow his wife and family as they struggle with the crisis and the man's bizarre obsession. The documentary's slow pace leaves you confused as to what exactly is happening as the questions are never satisfactorily answered and the answers offered are never satisfying. As his behavior escalates to the point where he is even contemplating suicide it becomes clear that he was only following a morbid compulsion to avoid certain death.

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Director Cathy van Auken plays Christine Villeret, the two time world champion, and the winner of the highest honor in the sport, the Grand Slam of World Swimming Championships. This documentary covers her childhood, her career and her personal life. It is mostly of her father, but it does touch on the things she has to deal with as a mother. A lot of the interviewees were either her friends or family members, and some of the subjects are extremely close to her. This makes it all the more interesting. She is the most genuine person I have ever met. She is very charming and relatable. She is always looking for a better life for her son and her daughter. This is one of the best documentaries I have ever seen.

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Jerry S.

A couple years ago, I had the opportunity to see one of the greatest documentaries ever made, The People Who Kill: Murder and Mayhem in Britain, starring a former British judge, John Loftus. In this, he interviews some of the greatest British killers, most of whom are still living. The subjects range from the children of murderers, to the people who hired them. In one segment, Loftus interviews Charles Manson, who tells the story of how he met two of the killers. Manson's father hired two of the murderers to kill his family, and Manson's mother hired the others to kill his family. Manson's younger sister, Sharon Tate, hired the other two, David Berkowitz and John Hinckley. Manson said he didn't realize that his younger sister had hired Hinckley until he saw Hinckley being carried away by police. Manson was killed, but Hinckley, who was convicted of murdering a sheriff's deputy, spent most of his time in prison, and he was released in 1985. In the movie, Loftus interviews two of the murderers, George Meech and Ted Bundy. Meech killed his wife and daughter, and then himself. In the film, he is interviewed by his daughter, in which she tells him that her father was the greatest monster in the world, and that she was really afraid that she would become a victim of her father's acts. In his book, In Hell, Ted Bundy writes a letter to his daughter in which he says, "I'm really sorry. I've been trying to make up for all the bad things I've done, but it's too late." Bundy's final words to his daughter were, "Don't think I'll be coming back." In the movie, Loftus interviews George Meech, who killed his wife, Karen Meech, and then himself. Meech's parents were Jewish and his father was a rabbi. In the movie, Meech is interviewed by his son, who says that his father was an alcoholic, a violent man who was obsessed with hunting and killing people. Meech's mother, a woman who had mental problems, committed suicide. In the book, George Meech writes, "I had to kill my mother. My father never let me down. I had to kill her and myself. It was my way out." In the film, Loftus interviews George Meech's father, Charles Manson, who was interviewed by his son, Ted Bundy. Bundy says that he didn't realize that his father was a killer until he saw his father on TV, and that Manson had started to kill people, and that he'd been acting like a serial killer. Bundy's mother, Shirley Ann

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Alexander S.

As I sat watching this, I was thinking, 'well, she did give it her all, it's not going to be as good as the director had hoped for'. While I can understand why some people wouldn't like this documentary, as well as the director himself, I found this to be a very powerful and fascinating film that offers a lot of insight on many different aspects of Christine Blasey Ford's murder case. It is however not easy watching, and there are some parts of the film that are very intense. After the documentary, I thought about what she did and I felt a lot of anger for the way she was treated by the police and by people in the media. I had many questions that I wanted answered, and this documentary helps in that. In a way it is like watching a documentary about someone else, it's just very interesting and at times disturbing.

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Jeffrey Pierce

I watched this film in the summer of 1996 and enjoyed it. I do not know if it was the documentary or the historical details that made it so enjoyable. I felt there were some great visuals and a solid narrator, but the acting was a bit middling. I felt all of the actors and actresses (especially the one of the suicides) did an adequate job. I also found it refreshing to see someone else's point of view on the subject and not be judgmental. But I do think it is possible to criticize the method of collecting information, the ins and outs of history, etc., without making yourself look foolish. For me, the film was a bit slow and not too interesting for a summer film. I do think it has been a very successful film since 1996 and it is a must see for any film buff. It shows that the system has some flaws but is more often than not the best way to do things. One could argue that it is largely a success because it continues to exist even though the film industry has given up on it.

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Aaron S.

For once the producer has done a great job of capturing the spirit of the man. Well worth watching if you like the subject.

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Louis Lucas

Since I saw this film, I have learned a lot about this subject. The footage was grainy but shot beautifully. The director did a wonderful job of explaining some of the facts. I like this film. It's certainly not Oscar material, but it is worth seeing. I wish I could give it more than 9 stars.

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Pamela Hawkins

This documentary is the true story of Christine Cavanaugh and the high profile, notorious trial she fought against an unjust murder charge in 1983. Not only did this very controversial case land her husband and daughter in jail, but it also cemented her reputation in the news media as a media storm-tosser. The film starts out a bit slow, but it picks up pace and the way the narrative shifts and winds up all the time, makes for an interesting and not as dull viewing experience. The interview subjects (Christine, her husband, and the woman who accused her) are all in very good voice, and well-acted. I don't know if all the coverage of this case gave the Cavanaugh's any real respect, but it certainly gave them fame and publicity. If you haven't already seen the documentary, I recommend it.

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Willie Patel

I am writing a review of this documentary on the basis that it is not one you will be likely to forget easily. The documentary starts with a piece of speech in London by British actor Clive Owen, who says that he was just a "normal boy", but the implication is that the shyness and modesty of childhood were tinged with a desire to be accepted. I was expecting to be subjected to a long monologue about the way all children have a desire to be "different". Owen's self-pity, and the fact that he is self-pitying, is not the point of the film; instead it is a portrait of the male child of the 1970s and the pressures he would have had to endure. If you are a boy of the 1970s, you will know of Clive Owen. He has always been the boy that everyone wants to talk to, and is often the centre of attention. As well as being a male, he has a deep-rooted anti-social personality. In many ways, his character comes across as almost unbearably mean-spirited, but the film brings this out in all its lightness. Owen's performance is one of the best performances of the year, and it's a shame he did not receive more recognition for it. I must admit, the film may be slightly overlong, but the story is so well told, that it seems that you are watching the same story unfold over and over again. Not only does the film give us the inside story of a man with a troubled childhood, but it tells us that the portrayal of child abuse was really not that different to what we have all seen in films. However, it is not about Owen or children in general. The story of the son of an abusive father, and the desperate attempts of the director to find the father, are just as compelling. The more pressing concern for me was the story of the effect of a child going to live with a father who had been sexually abusing him. The film tells us the story of all of the children who went to live with an abusive father. This is not to say that the abuse did not happen. There were cases of rape, but it was never more than one or two incidents. And for every time a child was raped, there were a number of incidents of being molested. The film is extremely harrowing, and those who watch it may find it upsetting. But the movie is not so much about Owen, but about the child abuse that existed. Clive Owen was not the only one. Many children were abused. Children who had been abused are very hard to deal with. I don't think Owen had any control over his father. His son, with whom Owen is now estranged, never experienced any type of abusive father. The filmmaker was actually a victim of child abuse himself, but it is his own words and the power he has with his children that drives him. One of the things that struck me most is that Owen was an actor. He acted in many films and was a very successful performer. It's sad that some of his own words, like "If I'm not handsome, I'm not interesting", still reflect some of his acting ability. It's not a documentary about the truth of child abuse. Rather, the documentary is about the kind of child abuse that exists today. The film is a powerful piece of work, and is worth seeing.

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Brian W.

If you have ever been bored with life, this documentary is for you. The subject, and director, play is truly mesmerizing and gives the viewer a new perspective on the stress of life and work. This documentary is highly recommended.