‘TIGER KING’ is a brilliant doc series about captive tigers and the people they attract

By Gregory Crofton Joe Exotic has a dyed blonde mullet and is a decent country singer. He’s married to two men and he likes guns. He likes to fire them into the lake that’s part of his exotic zoo in…

Obsessed With: ‘Abducted in Plain Sight’

It’s been a year since the smash hit documentary Abducted in Plain Sight premiered on Netflix and set the internet ablaze with shock, fascination, disbelief, and rage over the story of 12 year-old Jan Broberg who was kidnapped TWICE by her neighbor…

‘Miss Americana’ is a huge hit on Netflix with Taylor Swift fans, but is it any good?

By Gregory Crofton Taylor Swift is brilliant, no doubt. She was that annoying nerd in high school who did everything right, but in her case songwriting and entertaining, not being class president, was the game to play. One of the…

Gladiator: Aaron Hernandez and Football Inc.

Football star Aaron Hernandez went from the bright lights of the Super Bowl to a convicted murderer in a few years. The Boston Globe’s Spotlight Team, best known for its investigation of the sexual abuse scandal inside the Catholic Church,…

The Obamas’ ‘American Factory’ Reveals Stark Difference Between U.S. and Chinese Culture and the Challenge of Globalization

By Gregory Crofton Procedural documentaries are some of my favorites. “American Factory” is an excellent addition to the genre. It’s the first film released via Netflix by the Barack and Michelle Obama’s Higher Ground Productions. It tells the story of…

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