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(291) 6.9 87 min 2019

Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project is a movie starring Michael Metelits and Marion Stokes. For over 30 years, Marion Stokes obsessively and privately recorded American television news 24 hours a day filling 70,000 VHS tapes,...

Marion Stokes, Michael Metelits
Matt Wolf

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Audio English  Deutsch  Italiano  Español  Français  Gaeilge  Svenska  Nederlands
Subtitles 日本語  Čeština  Português  Australia  한국어  Filipino  Tiếng Việt  हिन्दी 
Quality 480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres Documentary
Director Matt Wolf
Stars Marion Stokes, Michael Metelits
Country USA
Also Known As The Marion Stokes Project
Runtime 1H 27M
Description For over 30 years, Marion Stokes obsessively and privately recorded American television news 24 hours a day filling 70,000 VHS tapes, capturing wars, talk shows and commercials that show us how television shaped the world of today.

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Tuesday, 30 Jun 2020 15:02

I'm not really familiar with the archival material of this documentary, but I would love to find out more. It's interesting, as a matter of fact, but it feels like it might be a little too much detail. Some of the problems I had with the documentary seemed like they were mostly caused by the cameraman's perspective on the film and not the story itself. So, maybe I should have watched it a second time to get the full effect of what I saw. My point is, I did enjoy this documentary. It was well made, shot well, and had a real documentary feel. It felt like a high school documentary. The problem I had with it was that the main topic of the film seemed to be a glorified documentary, and not a true documentary. I think they should have shown the other side, but, as it is, it's very misleading. I understand the intention of the documentary, but, honestly, I would have liked it to be a little more more honest about the archival material. Some of the anecdotes are fascinating, and, as the documentary shows, the archival footage is really the "hard drive" of the project, and it's a huge focus. But, I thought it was a little misleading to show that it was a documentary, but to show the archival footage as well. It just didn't make sense. I would love to have seen more archival footage, as well as the full documentary. I think it would have been interesting to see how the archival footage was put together, or how much of the film was filmed in one place. I would have loved to have seen the original storyboard. All in all, I think it was a good documentary. I'm still not quite sure if I liked it or not, but it was definitely entertaining.

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