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  1. coronavirus
    Iranian Filmmaker Mehrdad Oskouei Awaits a Prison Sentence in QuarantineThe documentarian has been sentenced to a year in prison. He wonders if he were there now, amid the coronavirus, how would he spend his time?
  2. vulture recommends
    Meghan Markle Makes Glorious Return to Acting by Narrating Elephant Farts“Oh, dear. Ah, who did that?”
  3. so many questions
    Florida Sheriff Is Here to Debunk Your Tiger King Cold-Case TheoriesFans of the Netflix series are sending in tips about Carole Baskin’s ex-husband every day. Here’s what’s new with Don Lewis’s missing-person case.
  4. movie review
    Crip Camp Is a Transcendent Celebration of Activist CultureIt’s a shame this Netflix movie can’t be seen with a large, boisterous audience. It’ll make you want to dance and light up a joint.
  5. documentaries
    Hillary Clinton Has a Theory on Why People Love Her Most When She’s LosingAhead of the Sundance premiere of her new Hulu docuseries, Clinton spoke to Vulture about concession speeches and supporting Bernie Sanders.
  6. now streaming
    The 25 Best True-Crime Documentaries on NetflixFrom Making a Murderer to Wormwood, the service is full of true-crime hits.
  7. chat room
    Dick Cavett Still Feels Like Muhammad Ali’s ‘Main Man’The veteran host reflects on some highlights from his friendship with The Greatest, compiled in the new doc Ali & Cavett: The Tale of the Tapes.
  8. documentaries
    An Ava DuVernay-Directed Documentary About Nipsey Hussle Is Headed to NetflixThe director introduced this year’s Grammy tribute to the late rapper and activist, who was killed last March.
  9. the gold rush
    All 53 Movies Nominated for an Oscar This Year, RankedThis ranking of 2020 Academy-anointed films is subjective and based on nothing but personal evaluation. But it is right.
  10. hbo max
    Russell Simmons Accuser Documentary On the Record Headed to HBO MaxIn January, Oprah stepped away from the Amy Ziering and Kirby Dick film ahead of its Sundance premiere.
  11. sundance 2020
    When Documentaries Make You Question EverythingThis year’s slate of Sundance docs is unusually focused on narrative control: who has it, who demands it, and what happens when it changes hands.
  12. miss americana
    18 Things We Learn About Taylor Swift in Her Documentary Miss AmericanaThe superstar’s new doc, directed by Lana Wilson, reveals a lot: An eating disorder, the story behind her political awakening, and a cat backpack.
  13. radio vulture
    Taylor Swift Finally Invites You Into Her Narrative on Miss AmericanaMiss Americana peels away some of Taylor Swift’s complexities to reveal even more complexities.
  14. sundance 2020
    Kirsten Johnson on Fake-Killing Her Dad (Over and Over) in Dick Johnson Is DeadThe documentarian explains how and why she filmed a sob-inducing, wildly funny, preemptive eulogy for her beloved father.
  15. true crime
    A Cat Lover’s Guide to Don’t F**k With CatsHow to watch the Netflix true-crime docuseries without seeing any animal abuse.
  16. politics
    The New Hillary Clinton Documentary Reignites the Clinton-Sanders Beef“Nobody likes him.”
  17. only the young
    Taylor Swift Wrote a Song for Her Fellow Politically Disillusioned MillennialsNew Taylor Swift! Alert your 13-year-old cousins!
  18. trailer mix
    Close Out Your MLK Day By Tearing Up Over HBO’s We Are The Dream TrailerThe documentary, executive produced by Mahershala Ali, debuts on February 18.
  19. the epstein case
    Lifetime Expands Surviving Franchise With Jeffrey Epstein DocuseriesIt will premiere this summer.
  20. times up
    Russell Simmons Repeatedly Pressured Oprah to Pull Out of Accuser Documentary“The most powerful black woman in the world is being intimidated.”
  21. trailer mix
    Watch the Trailer for Hulu’s New Hillary Clinton Documentary, HillaryThe four-part docuseries premieres March 6.
  22. swiftiverse
    Netflix Crowns Taylor Swift’s Miss Americana With Release DateSwifties, assemble.
  23. time's up
    Oprah Steps Away From Russell Simmons Accuser Doc, Pulls It From Apple TV+“First and foremost, I want it to be known that I unequivocally believe and support the women.”
  24. surviving r. kelly
    The 12 Biggest Revelations From Surviving R. Kelly Part II: The Reckoning`From the NDAs to bribery to a suicide pact to how Kelly tried to get rid of the infamous “pee tape.”
  25. trailer mix
    Kevin Hart’s Controversial Year Revisited in Don’t F**k This Up TrailerThe six-part docuseries debuts on Netflix later this month.
  26. the streaming wars
    All We Want for Christmas Is a New Rihanna Album But We’ll Take This Amazon DocMaybe sANTI Claus is real, after all.
  27. trailer mix
    Surviving R. Kelly Part II Trailer: R. Kelly’s Ex-Girlfriend Speaks OutThe three-night event begins January 2.
  28. the confession killer
    How The Confession Killer Tackled the Myth of History’s Worst Serial KillerThe Netflix docuseries’ dive into the false confessions of Henry Lee Lucas explores the law’s fixation on closing cases, and the toll it takes.
  29. trailer mix
    HBO’s New Mel Brooks Documentary Looks Pretty GreatFeaturing interview footage going back to 1981.
  30. oprah
    Oprah to Produce Doc About Sexual Assault in the Music Industry for Apple TV+To be released in 2020.
  31. no more drama
    It’s a Family Affair: Mary J. Blige Documentary Coming to AmazonDiddy is producing!
  32. documentaries
    In College Behind Bars, Prisoners Find a Way Forward in the ClassroomA new PBS documentary follows the students of the Bard Prison Initiative, a degree-granting program in six New York prisons.
  33. anniversaries
    XXXTentacion’s Estate Announces New Documentary and AlbumThe controversial rapper’s final album, Bad Vibes Forever, comes out December 6.
  34. true crime
    Harrison Ford to Star in The Staircase TV Series…or IS he?
  35. in memoriam
    A Wake for Daniel JohnstonLouis Black, Ira Kaplan, Kathy McCarty, Jeff Feuerzeig and more share their fondest memories of the late Texas indie icon.
  36. royal rewind
    This Is the 1969 TV Documentary the Royal Family Doesn’t Want You to SeeThe Crown’s season-three reality-television subplot isn’t too far from reality.
  37. documentaries
    Kevin Hart to Recap His Year Through a Netflix Documentary SeriesDon’t F**k This Up premieres on December 27.
  38. documentaries
    HBO Max and CNN Films Serve Up New Anthony Bourdain DocumentaryFrom Oscar-winning 20 Feet from Stardom director Morgan Neville.
  39. documentaries
    HBO Max and CNN Films Serve Up New Anthony Bourdain DocumentaryFrom Oscar-winning 20 Feet from Stardom director Morgan Neville.
  40. documentaries
    Patrice O’Neal Documentary Headed to Comedy CentralBill Burr is behind the project as an executive producer.
  41. the industry
    Monica Lewinsky Is Revisiting Her 15 Minutes of Shame in New DocumentaryThe anti-bullying activist is coming to HBO Max.
  42. documentaries
    Amy Schumer’s New Documentary Is Headed to HBO MaxExpecting Amy follows the comedian as she prepares for her comedy special while pregnant.
  43. tekashi 6ix9ine
    Showtime Announces Tekashi 6ix9ine Documentary Series to Compete With 50 Cent’sIt’s the Fyre Festival wars all over again.
  44. true crime
    Ted Bundy: Falling for a Killer Will Feature His Girlfriend and DaughterAs well as other women who survived Bundy’s attacks.
  45. drama!
    Jeffree Star Gossips About [Bleep] in New Shane Dawson DocDrama so good it had to be redacted.
  46. docuseries
    The Heartbreaking Immigration Stories Behind Living UndocumentedHow Netflix’s new docuseries filmed the lives of undocumented immigrants with unprecedented intimacy.
  47. behind the scenes
    How Couples Therapy Put Therapy on TV (Without Ruining the Therapy)“Every week you’d go in knowing that there’s cameras somewhere, but three minutes into the session, you forget.”
  48. peter coyote
    The Golden Voice Behind All Those Ken Burns DocumentariesIf you’ve ever been entranced by the narration of a Ken Burns doc, you have Peter Coyote to thank.
  49. lawsuits
    Judge Tentatively Sides with Jackson Estate in HBO LawsuitThe final ruling is expected by the end of the month.
  50. country music
    The Story of Country Music Is Too Vast for Even Ken Burns’s 16-Hour Doc to TellThe greatest compliment you could pay an undertaking like this is to wish there were more of it.
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