William F. Buckley
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A funny, touching, and insightful look into the famous cartoons of The New Yorker, focusing on the process behind choosing each week's cartoons, the cartoonists themselves, and the sardonic cartoon editor and long time cartoonist Bob Mankoff.
'Best of Enemies' is a documentary about the legendary series of nationally televised debates in 1968 between two great public intellectuals, the liberal Gore Vidal and the conservative William F. Buckley Jr. Intended as commentary on the issues of their day, these vitriolic and explosive encounters came to define the modern era of public discourse in the media, marking the big bang moment of our contemporary media landscape when spectacle trumped content and argument replaced substance. (imdb)
Twice a year the Italian city of Siena goes crazy for the oldest horse race in the world: the Palio. Not your average race: strategy, bribery and corruption play as much a part as the skill of the riders (imdb)
A year in the life of a 1980s California high school as experienced by a foreign exchange student. Includes interviews with the students 30 years later.
A documentary on the life and death of Hunter S. Thompson. (Imdb)
Dirty Pictures (2000) - TV Movie
A Cincinnati museum director goes on trial in 1990 for exhibiting sadomasochistic photographs taken by Robert Mapplethorpe. (imdb)
Early in the 1990s, Hefner and others are interviewed on camera about Hefner's childhood and youth, the beginnings of Playboy and its later empire, what those enterprises meant to society, troubles with pundits, censors, and the government, and two crises within Hefner's world, the arrest and prosecution of a close associate and the murder of a model. (imdb)
This biographical documentary tackles the legend of Jack Kerouac, one of the foremost writers of the Beat Generation. (MSN Movies)
Firing Line (1966) - TV Series
Spanning thirty-three years and 1,504 episodes, "Firing Line" was originally a one-hour debate program (later reduced to a half-hour) hosted by political commentator William F. Buckley. An eloquent interviewer and a formidable debater, Buckley verbally sparred on "Firing Line" with many notable figures in the latter half of the twentieth century. (imdb)