Pure Nonfiction Podcast: Inside “The Case Against Adnan Syed” on HBO

Serial, the podcast, won millions of listeners to the story of the 1999 Baltimore murder of Hae Min Lee that sent her ex-boyfriend Adnan Syed to prison. Now the case is re-opened by private investigators in a new 4-part series…

‘THE DEFIANT ONES’ is an Epic Docuseries on Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine Too Good to Miss

Interscope Records was home to Dr. DRE and Jimmy Iovine. Together they defined 90s popular music. By Gregory Crofton I was late in seeing “THE DEFIANT ONES,” a four-part docuseries (2017) directed by Allen Hughes (AMERICAN PIMP, MENACE II SOCIETY)…

“32 PILLS” is a Disturbing But Valuable Look at the Impact of Suicide, Mental Illness and Alcoholism

By Gregory Crofton In 2008, after years of enduring the darkest miseries of mental illness, a photographer and artist committed suicide in her Manhattan loft. She left behind 15 notes to various loved ones, and plenty of food for her…

‘MAPPLETHORPE: LOOK AT THE PICTURES’ ~ Controversial Sex Photographer Gets Intimate Documentary Treament

By Gregory Crofton Robert Mapplethorpe was determined to become a famous artist. He wanted fame as badly as Andy Warhol did. Both men achieved their goal, but while Warhol has reputation that seems to grow in stature ever year, Mapplethorpe…

Black Tar Heroin: The Dark End of the Street

Filmmakers followed the lives of five people over a period of three years to document their heroin addiction, health problems and sex lives.

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