Tag Archives: 80s

SHIRKERS

Sandi Tan’s Netflix documentary Shirkers (2018) is a documentary that explores the specific moment in many people’s lives when the creative fires of youth are extinguished by random circumstances. While the events that the film depicts are odd and improbable, Shirkers resonates far beyond either its specific locale or its specific moment …

OPERATION ODESSA

Operation Odessa Miami

There have been many great docs about the Miami underworld, specifically Billy Corben’s Cocaine Cowboys series. Operation Odessa (2018) from Showtime Documentary Films is surely one of the very best of these films. Operation Odessa is a jaw-dropping true-crime documentary that really must be seen to be believed.