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Old 3rd September 2019, 12:07   #16
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Recently Watched the documentary on Osho on Netflix "Wild Wild Country". Liked it very much. Recommended.
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I'm a huge fan of documentaries and my favorite is www.curiositystream.com (started by Discovery Channel founder). Curiosity Stream is the Netflix of documentaries and costs just $3 per month. All documentaries on Curiosity Stream are 100% original
Is this like IMDB of documentary movies? Asking this before signing up because my expectation is only to view the movie ratings (but will download/watch where its free) & later don't want to end up disappointed.
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Is this like IMDB of documentary movies? Asking this before signing up because my expectation is only to view the movie ratings (but will download/watch where its free) & later don't want to end up disappointed.
Not aware about IMDB, but CuriosityStream has a 7 day free trial.
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Is this like IMDB of documentary movies? Asking this before signing up because my expectation is only to view the movie ratings (but will download/watch where its free) & later don't want to end up disappointed.
Not close to the same thing, but you can go to:

www.reddit.com/r/documentaries

And see the votes / comments to help you decide.
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Not aware about IMDB, but CuriosityStream has a 7 day free trial.
Simple boss - www.imdb.com - Gives you all the movie reviews. Offlate very glad to see even Bollywood & Tollywood movies taking more precedence.

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Not close to the same thing, but you can go to:

www.reddit.com/r/documentaries

And see the votes / comments to help you decide.
Seems to be free stuff, not sure if all the videos will play completely
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Highly recommend 'The Inside Job' about the 2008 financial crisis. It'll make you so frustrated and angry about how so many of these bankers got away with it.

On similar lines, I watched the movie 'The big short', not a documentary. You may like this as well.

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some very good documentaries on netflix:

1.Ask the Doctor - Health based doc. busts the common myths about latest trends. Can be easily put to use in your daily life. Also links the food you eat to your mood.
2.The China Hustle - How bankers used China based companies to take investors to ride post the 2008 crisis
3.The C word - A must for everyone. Talks about cancer. How lifestyle and societal changes may help beat the disease.
4. Forks over Knives - A brilliant and a must watch. I implore every BHPian to watch it with entire family. Also comes as a book and a website. But video is the easiest to watch. Links how the processed foods has led to epidemic rates of obesity and diabetes.
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Recently watched "9/11: Control the Skies" on hotstar. It was okiesh. Not like great. One time watch.
It is about how the airport of Gander in Canada handled 200+ transatlantic flights when US air space closed off due to attacks on 9/11.

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It's available on Netflix India.

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The rating piqued my interest and I watched the documentary last night. Thank you for recommending it so strongly. Totally agree with your comments and ratings. Have sent a flurry of messages to all family and friends to watch the documentary this weekend.
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Two health related documentary recommendations from my side. Both highly recommended.

The C word (related to Cancer prevention) - Avaialable on YouTube.



That Sugar Film - Available on Netflix
I guarantee after watching this documentary, you will naturally steer away from sugar.
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some very good documentaries on netflix:

1.Ask the Doctor - Health based doc. busts the common myths about latest trends. Can be easily put to use in your daily life. Also links the food you eat to your mood.
2.The China Hustle - How bankers used China based companies to take investors to ride post the 2008 crisis
3.The C word - A must for everyone. Talks about cancer. How lifestyle and societal changes may help beat the disease.
4. Forks over Knives - A brilliant and a must watch. I implore every BHPian to watch it with entire family. Also comes as a book and a website. But video is the easiest to watch. Links how the processed foods has led to epidemic rates of obesity and diabetes.
Thanks for sharing this. I shall go over #1,2 and 3.
I have watched ForkOverKnives and its amazing!
My journey started almost a decade back when I was reading 'The China Study' later I watched Cowspiracy then ForkOverKnives, earthlings, and similar other documentaries.

Apart from ForkOverKnives, in the similar lines, I'd suggest watching following, most of them are there on Netflix.

Cowspiracy - for the sustainability oft he planet
Earthlings - more around ethical pov on animals/specism
What The Health
Rotten (2 seasons I guess)
The Milk System
The Game Changers (released a couple days back, a good one around whole food plant based approach)
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Watched a documentary, "The Game Changers" on Netflix.

It really makes a very objectively derived compelling pitch why we must absolutely give ourselves a chance with the right kind of food that our bodies are designed for, a Vegetable based diet, as against a meat based diet.

I really do hope people watch it.
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Any suggestions about documentaries on Indian history?
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