The Seven Dwarfs of Auschwitz (2013)

Introduction The actor, Warwick Davis, presents the story of the Owicz family and their ordeal during WWII. From a successful musical act to being tortuously experimented on by Dr. Josef Mengele in a concentration camp. This story might have been lost to history if it weren’t for the family’s diminutive size, which made them both… Read More

The Coolest Guy Movie Ever: Return to the Scene of The Great Escape (2018)

Introduction A 2018 documentary about the making of The Great Escape (1963). Outline Filmmaker Christophe Espenan’s tribute to The Great Escape, The Coolest Guy Movie Ever is a fascinating documentary that returns to the iconic locations where that classic film was shot, complete with rare footage and interviews. Production & Filming Details Narrator(s): Lawrence Montaigne.… Read More

The Great Escape II: The Untold Story (1988)

Introduction The Great Escape II: The Untold Story is a 1988 American made-for-television action-adventure drama film and a sequel to The Great Escape (1963) starring Christopher Reeve, Judd Hirsch, Anthony Denison, Ian McShane, Charles Haid and Donald Pleasence in a supporting role (in the 1963 original Pleasence had played Flight-Lieutenant Colin Blythe, “The Forger”). The… Read More

The Great Escape (1963)

Introduction The Great Escape is a 1963 American epic war film based on Paul Brickhill’s 1950 nonfiction book of the same name, a firsthand account of the mass escape by British Commonwealth prisoners of war from German POW camp Stalag Luft III in Sagan (now Żagań, Poland), in the province of Lower Silesia, Nazi Germany.… Read More

Ghosts of Abu Ghraib (2007)

Introduction Ghosts of Abu Ghraib is a 2007 documentary film, directed by Rory Kennedy, that examines the events of the 2004 Abu Ghraib torture and prisoner abuse scandal. Outline An examination of the prisoner abuse scandal involving U.S. soldiers and detainees at Iraq’s Abu Ghraib prison in the fall of 2003. Trivia The film aired… Read More

Leavenworth (2019): S01E06 – Leavenworth Series Update

Introduction A 2019 documentary about the US Military Justice System. Outline Get updates on the case as Clint is pardoned from Leavenworth. Clint was officially pardoned by President Trump on 15 November 2019. Leavenworth Series You can find a full index the Leavenworth series here. Production & Filming Details Production: Check Point Productions. Release Date:… Read More

Leavenworth (2019): S01E05 – The Fight Continues

Introduction A 2019 documentary about the US Military Justice System. Outline On the 50th anniversary of the My Lai Massacre, the comparisons are inescapable as the Army’s chief appellate judge cites the Lorance case as an example of how they got it right. With no more options in the military appellate process, Lorance’s team takes… Read More

Leavenworth (2019): S01E04 – Perspectives

Introduction A 2019 documentary about the US Military Justice System. Outline While Lorance’s lawyer, John Maher, continues to build his client’s case, there is also the revelation that much more may have occurred on that day than was initially revealed. Leavenworth Series You can find a full index the Leavenworth series here. Production & Filming… Read More

Leavenworth (2019): S01E03 – Judgement

Introduction A 2019 documentary about the US Military Justice System. Outline Lorance’s current attorney, John Maher, revisits the court martial trial through an emotional meeting with the Lorance family. Leavenworth Series You can find a full index the Leavenworth series here. Production & Filming Details Production: Check Point Productions. Release Date: 03 November 2019. Running… Read More

Leavenworth (2019): S01E02 – Casualties

Introduction A 2019 documentary about the US Military Justice System. Outline Lorance took command of the platoon in Afghanistan in July 2012 and ordered fire on three local men riding a motorcycle, which killed two of them and outraged his platoon. Leavenworth Series You can find a full index the Leavenworth series here. Production &… Read More