Tag Archive | Medical

Doc of the Day: Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare

American healthcare is broken. What can be done to fix it? Dir. Susan Frömke & Matthew Heineman, 2012, 95 min, Viewed via DVD Screener

Doc of the Day: Pink Ribbons, Inc.

What happens with activism becomes big business? This movie takes a look. Dir. Léa Pool, 2012, 97 min, Viewed via Netflix Instant

Doc of the Day: You’re Looking at Me Like I Live Here and I Don’t

Meet Lee. She has Alzheimer’s. Dir. Scott Kirschenbaum, 2012, 53 min, Viewed via Amazon Instant

Doc of the Day: Forks Over Knives

Why are we so, so sick? Could it be because of what we eat? Possibly? Dir. Lee Fulkerson, 2011, 96 min, Viewed via Hulu

Docs of the Yesterday and Today: Trial by Fire and Trash Dance

I am now writing for Current Movie Reviews. Soon, I shall infect the whole of the Internet. First is the movie I viewed yesterday, Trial by Fire: Lives Re-Forged, about burn victims and their recovery process. And for today, it’s Trash Dance, about dancing trash. No, not really. It’s about garbage workers dancing. Trash can’t dance, silly.

Doc of the Day: We Were Here

A chronicle of the gay AIDS experience in San Francisco during the 1980’s. These are the survivors of a war, and they have war stories to tell. Dir. David Weissman, 2011, 90 min

Doc of the Day: Sicko

 Michael Moore takes on the American healthcare system. It’s not pretty. Dir. Michael Moore, 2007, 123 min