Part 17: Edith + Eddie

“She don’t want to go.  I don’t want her to go.” – Eddie, of Edith + Eddie Nominations Best Documentary Short Subject My Two Cents Oldest interracial newlyweds in America, Edith (96) and Eddie (95) met when they shared the winnings of a lottery ticket.  They said it was love at first sight and they…

Part 9: Last Men in Aleppo

“Where is humanity?” – Khaled Umar Halah, a White Helmet, in Last Men in Aleppo Nominations Best Documentary Feature A Quick Aside I really enjoy documentaries as I have stated in an previous post.  I highly encourage you to check all of the nominees out – one of the things that’s so great about them…

Part 7: Icarus

“Remember me.” – Grigory Rodchenkov Nominations Best Documentary Feature My Two Cents Posting 2 today…and picking a sports-related one since the Super Bowl kick-off is in just a couple of minutes…(p.s. this one has nothing to do with football). Doping in sports.  As an athlete and as a fan of athletics and sports, this is…

Part 6: Abacus: Small Enough to Jail

“Too big to fail turns into small enough to jail.” – Abacus: Small Enough to Jail Nominations Best Documentary Feature My Two Cents This is a documentary is about the 2012 indictment of Abacus Federal Savings Bank, a small bank owned by the Sung family located New York City’s Chinatown, for mortgage fraud.  It’s a…

Part 5: Heroin(e)

“The only qualification to get into long-term recovery is to be alive.” – Fire Chief, Jen Rader, Huntington, WV Fire Department My Thoughts on Docs I watch a lot of documentaries. And there are so many documentaries out there that it can be difficult to know where to start. Aside from having long and short…