Learning & Laughing – The Rich Hall Documentaries

A couple of weeks ago while at the office, a colleague and I were discussing the latest events happening in the USA since the presidential election, commenting on anything from the electoral system to the international implications. Along the way, they mentioned something about a documentary called “The Presidential Grudge Match.”

As someone with boundless curiosity for most things, I decided to give documentary a watch and found it fascinating. I’m not usually into politics but this documentary, hosted by comedian Rich Hall, delved into the nature of the American electoral system as well as its history, all with a fantastic dose of humour, sarcasm and cynicism.

Rich Hall
Fascinating stuff

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Jokes, Fiction and Horror – My Favourite Documentaries

I know, documentaries, here? Me? Isn’t it all supposed to be silly stories and games? Most of the time yes, but I do like my occasional documentary, either telling me a bit of history or culture that I didn’t know about (I do love learning about new places and people) or speaking of an interesting or controversial subject.

Now, I won’t bore you with the dozen of World War documentary series I’ve enjoyed over the years, particularly while discussing with my brother-in-law how you could make films out of some of the tales. Well, ok, I’ll tell you about one. There’s a documentary on spies on American Netflix where you could make the ultimate action movie just pulling the many one-liners the spies supposedly said while doing their awesome stuff. I honestly can’t remember the name, but any of them are worth watching!

With that out of the way, let’s talk about my five favourite documentaries. This list isn’t in any particular order, by the way. I can’t really decide which among these I like the best. Continue reading Jokes, Fiction and Horror – My Favourite Documentaries