Tag: truth

The Emperor’s Naked Army Marches On-1987 8.2

The Emperor’s Naked Army Marches On-1987

This documentary was five years in the making, and revolves around 62-year-old Okuzaki Kenzo, a survivor of the battlefields of New Guinea in World War II who gained notoriety by slingshooting steel pinballs at Emperor S...

Truth in Numbers? Everything, According to Wikipedia-2010 6.9

Truth in Numbers? Everything, According to Wikipedia-2010

After viewing this provocative documentary, you will never look at Wikipedia the same way. Filmmakers Scott Glosserman and Nic Hill engagingly explore the history and cultural implications of one of the most traveled and...

The Big Lie: American Addict 2-2016 6.6

The Big Lie: American Addict 2-2016

American Addict 2 digs deeper into the world of corruption, politics and pharmaceutical greed. Matthew Perry, Jonathan Davis, Ron Paul and Dennis Kucinich contribute to this eye opening examination of America's deadly de...

Bulworth-1998 6.8

Bulworth-1998

Senator Jay Bulworth is facing speculation-induced financial ruin, so he puts out a contract on his own life in order to collect a large, new insurance policy for his family. Living each moment on borrowed time, he sudde...

I Will Be Murdered-2013 7.1

I Will Be Murdered-2013

Rodrigo Rosenberg, a well-to-do lawyer from Guatemala's elite, went out cycling one Sunday morning and was found dead hours later, shot to death by hit men. Days before he had recorded a video foretelling his own murder ...

Les Girls-1957 6.6

Les Girls-1957

After writing a tell-all book about her days in the dance troupe "Barry Nichols and Les Girls", Sybil Wren (Kay Kendall) is sued for libeling her fellow dancer Angele (Taina Elg). A Rashomon (1950)-style narrative presen...

The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum-1939 7.9

The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum-1939

In Tokyo in 1888, Kikunosuke Onoue, the adoptive son of an important actor, discovers that he is praised for his acting only because he is his father's heir, and that the troupe complains how bad he is behind his back. T...

The Giver-2014 6.5

The Giver-2014

After The Ruin, a civil but colorless, drug-dampened, equalitarian society eschewing memories of the past emerged, where everyone followed established rules of politeness enforced by a council of ever-watchful Elders. On...

The Conspirator-2010 6.9

The Conspirator-2010

In the wake of Abraham Lincoln's assassination, seven men and one woman are arrested and charged with conspiring to kill the President, the Vice-President, and the Secretary of State. The lone woman charged, Mary Surratt...

The Case for Christ-2017 6.2

The Case for Christ-2017

An award-winning investigative journalist -- and avowed atheist -- who applies his well-honed journalistic and legal skills to disprove the newfound Christian faith of his wife... with unexpected, life-altering results....

Proof-1991 7.2

Proof-1991

Black comedy about a blind man, Martin, who takes photographs as "proof" that the world really is as others describe it to him. The film explores his antagonistic relationships with Celia, who cleans and cooks for him an...

The Invention of Lying-2009 6.3

The Invention of Lying-2009

It's a world where everyone tells the truth - and just about anything they're thinking. Mark Bellison is a screenwriter, about to be fired. He's short and chunky with a flat nose - a genetic setup that means he won't get...