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Factual America examines America through the lens of documentary filmmaking. Guests include Academy Award, Emmy and Grammy-winning documentary filmmakers and producers, their subjects, as well as experts on the American experience. Find out more about the current and upcoming documentaries on Netflix, HBO, Hulu, Amazon Prime, Apple TV+, Sky Documentaries and other platforms directly from the creators. Whether we discuss true crime, music, burning social and political topics, history, or arts ...
 
Pop Cult Net is the only cult of pop culture. Tune in to discover the latest and greatest podcast in pop culture and also listen to some in-depth conversation along the way. This podcast is for anyone that loves conversations that start with "Have you seen?". On this pod you will find reviews and discussions on movies, tv shows, gaming, anime, comics and everything else in pop culture. Subscribe and join the cult!
 
Military Wives: The Official Film Podcast hosted by Gaby Roslin is an exclusive podcast to support the release of ‘Military Wives’ which is now available to own at home on digital download and DVD. Inspired by the incredible true story of friendship, love and support on the home front, the film shows a group of women come together as their partners serve in Afghanistan. Together they form the very first military wives choir, helping each other through some of life’s most difficult moments an ...
 
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Adam joins Genevieve to reminisce about his rise to fame on Man v Food and chats about the phenomenon and legacy of the show. He talks about how the food challenges took a toll on his body, dealing with overfamiliar fans, transcendent food experiences and the real reason he stepped away from the show. Plus, Adam explains his love of British footbal…
 
Woodstock '99 was supposed to be a millennium defining celebration of peace, love and great music. Instead, the festival degenerated into an epic trainwreck of fires, riots and destruction. Utilizing rare insider footage, and eyewitness interviews with an impressive list of festival staffers, performers and attendees, Netflix docuseries Trainwreck:…
 
Menudo was arguably the first international boy band and one of the most successful. Starting from humble roots in 1970s Puerto Rico, the group conquered the pop world in the 1980s and 1990s. As the boys grew older and their voices started changing, they soon discovered that they were easily replaceable – by a steady stream of 12- to 15-year olds w…
 
Darren joins Genevieve to reminisce about his rise to fame and monster success in Savage Garden before splitting and forging a solo career. In an open and honest chat, he explains why he quietly quit the music industry in 2012 and why he's now ready to take it on again - as his true self. He also talks about being a parent to an Instagram dog, stud…
 
Facing Nolan captures the life of Baseball Hall of Famer Nolan Ryan, arguably one of the greatest pitchers of all time. His 51 records and 27 seasons across four decades are the stuff of lore. It wasn't always so. Even as the Ryan Express was chalking up strikeouts and no-hitters like no one before him, or since, Nolan Ryan was surprisingly underva…
 
In Netflix's latest true crime documentary Girl in the Picture, a woman named Sharon Marshall is found dying by a road, leaves behind a son, a man claiming to be her husband—and a mystery that unfolds like a nightmare. The film tells an incredibly tragic tale and the incredible story of how the mystery was eventually solved twenty-five years later.…
 
Judd joins Genevieve to reminisce about making John Hughes' classic 1985 film The Breakfast Club. Hear how he went undercover at a high school with Emilio Estevez for his role and the story behind how his now-iconic fist pump made its way on the screen. Judd also explains why he doesn't like being labelled part of the Brat Pack and gives a searingl…
 
The Netflix docuseries Keep Sweet: Pray and Obey tells the chilling story of Warren Jeffs and his rise in the Fundamentalist Church of Christ of Latter Day Saints (FLDS), an offshoot of the mainstream Mormon church. FLDS members practice polygamy and assign women husbands by divine revelation to the prophet, in this case, Warren Jeffs. The church t…
 
Three-part docuseries Scouting for Girls: Fashion's Darkest Secret reveals how a group of men behind the world's most successful modelling agencies were involved in a darker side of the industry. It exposes how modelling agents like John Casablancas, Jean-Luc Brunel, Claude Haddad and Gérald Marie, who denies the allegations, created a culture that…
 
Kids TV legends Dick & Dom join Genevieve to reminisce about the success of In Da Bungalow in the early Noughties and explain why it ended far too soon. The guys chat about bogies, baby racing and blocking the BBC toilets with creamy muck muck. Dom also talks about the demands to stay looking young, while Rich explains why dementia charities are cl…
 
Based on reporting by New York Times journalists Cade Metz and Neil Boudet, Elon Musk's Crash Course zeroes in on Elon Musk, the world's richest person and CEO of Tesla, and his claims about self-driving cars. The latest in a series of films from The New York Times Presents is directed and produced by Emmy-winning journalist and filmmaker Emma Schw…
 
Lea joins Genevieve to reminisce about being propelled to fame in some of the most iconic ‘80s films. She opens up about the film she thinks ruined her movie career (spoiler - it's Howard the Duck), bouncing back with her own sitcom and her recent move into directing. Lea also talks about why fish make great pets and reveals an awkward encounter sh…
 
Fiddler's Journey to the Big Screen (2022) captures a bygone era of early television and blockbuster Hollywood musicals. It also shines a light on the incredible career of fellow filmmaker Norman Jewison. Jewison had critical success over more than three decades, but his crowning achievement might be bringing the famous musical Fiddler on the Roof …
 
Genevieve's stopping by to let you know that series 4 of Celebrity Catch Up: Life After That Thing I Did will begin next week! Once again she'll be joined by a host of stars who were involved in much-loved TV, film and music of the 1980s to 2000s, to take you on a trip down memory lane and talk about how their lives unfolded after. Find out who the…
 
Deep in the Heart (2022) is a visually stunning portrait of Texas, told through the eyes of the wildlife species themselves. Narrated by Texas icon Matthew McConaughey and featuring state of the art cinematography, this documentary brings to life one of the world's most diverse, but possibly lesser known set of ecosystems. Similar in style to Plane…
 
Join Genevieve as she picks out some memorable celebrity guest moments from Season 3. Reminisce about Jurassic Park with Lex herself, as well as '80s hits from Go West and Yazz - and hear some cheeky antics from '90s pop legends Steps and Five. Also hear Sean Maguire and Whigfield open up about some of the difficult times in their lives, find out w…
 
Documentary film ‘Hold Your Fire’ provides us with a riveting account of a hostage situation in Brooklyn in January 1973, when four young African American men were caught stealing guns in a sporting goods store and took a dozen hostages. The police assumed that they were members of the Black Liberation Army and came down with all the force of the N…
 
The Invisible Pilot is an HBO Max Docuseries that captures the incredible story of Gary Betzner, an Arkansas crop duster who died under mysterious circumstances. Or did he? The mystery around this man's death would be more than enough for a compelling doc. But that is only the beginning of a story that proves that truth is most definitely stranger …
 
Legendary rock band King Crimson has been inspiring generations of musicians for over 50 years. After starting off with great success in 1969 in London, the band effectively split up in the same year, which then started a process of fragmentation and reinvention that has continued for 52 years. Documentary film In the Court of the Crimson King that…
 
Our Great National Parks is a breathtaking Netflix original docuseries, executive produced and narrated by President Barack Obama, who protected more public lands and waters than any other US president in history. Watch the full episode at https://www.alamopictures.co.uk/podcast/our-great-national-parks President Obama takes us on a journey to expe…
 
Ella Blumenthal is one of the oldest living survivors of the Holocaust. Despite living through one of history's darkest chapters, she brings a joy to life that few can match. On her 98th birthday, however, Ella reveals to close friends and family profound memories of her incredible survival in a way she has never done before. Award-winning document…
 
Andy Warhol is arguably the most famous artist of his generation, and his work still resonates today, 35 years after his untimely death. But what do we know about the man behind the cultural icon? Acclaimed filmmaker Andrew Rossi is the writer and director of the Netflix docuseries, The Andy Warhol Diaries. In this 6-part series, Andrew brings Warh…
 
Copacetic checks in to share his thought on Jujutsu Kaisen 0... could it be the best anime movie of the year? Tune in to find out! or more Pop Cult Net content: Youtube: www.youtube.com/popcultnet Facebook: www.facebook.com/popcultnet Follow Us: Twitter: www.twitter.com/copaceticsenpai Instagram: www.instagram.com/popcultnet TikTok www.tiktok.com/c…
 
In this special episode three of the five nominees for this year's Academy Award for Best Documentary (Short Subject) join us to discuss their films. When We Were Bullies, by the Award-winning director and writer Jay Rosenblatt, follows Jay as he tracks down his fifth-grade class and their teacher to examine their memories of and complicity in a bu…
 
Once the pride of American technological know-how, Boeing took a wrong turn toward achieving the bottom line at all costs, even if it meant keeping pilots in the dark and putting passengers' lives at risk. In the end, two Boeing 737 MAX airliners crashed, killing 346 people. Boeing's PR campaign immediately went into action to disparage and cast as…
 
Copacetic shares his thoughts on The Batman and the future of DC comics and where this movie ranks for all-time Batman movies. For more Pop Cult Net content: Youtube: www.youtube.com/popcultnet Facebook: www.facebook.com/popcultnet Follow Us: Twitter: www.twitter.com/copaceticsenpai Instagram: www.instagram.com/popcultnet Facebook: www.facebook.com…
 
Ivete Lucas and Patrick Bresnan are award-winning filmmakers. Their documentary films have premiered at Sundance and won multiple awards including the Directors Fortnight best short film prize at Cannes. Patrick and Ivete's body of work focuses on the seldom seen and forgotten parts of American society. Their most recent short Happiness is a Journe…
 
Brian Wilson was the co-founder of the seminal 60s rock group The Beach Boys, as the leader and creative genius behind the band’s many hits. Brian Wilson has influenced generations of pop stars, including Bruce Springsteen, Elton John, Taylor Hawkins and other pop royalty. Award-winning documentary filmmaker Brent Wilson joins us for the second tim…
 
Marilyn Monroe almost requires no introduction. The iconic star of the silver screen still resonates with the viewing public even 60 years after her untimely death. But do we need to rethink her legacy or how she's been portrayed? Acclaimed documentary filmmaker Karen McGann certainly thinks so. Her new docu-series Reframed: Marilyn Monroe rethinks…
 
It's the season 3 finale! Go West's Richard Drummie joins Genevieve to reminisce about the band's early career, their split and subsequent reunion. He talks about working with Sylvester Stallone, elephants - and why the band is still in debt to their record company to this day. Richard also talks about how the King of Wishful Thinking gave Go West …
 
Secrets of Playboy (2021) documents the lived experiences of Playboy playmates, the Playboy Bunnies, and employees of the Playboy empire, and the abuse they went through at the hands of its founder Hugh Hefner. Award-winning filmmaker Alexandra Dean joins us to discuss the making of this 10-part series currently streaming on A&E, and what it was li…
 
Copacetic reviews The Book of Boba Fett and shares his share moments and thoughts about the show. For more Pop Cult Net content: Youtube: www.youtube.com/popcultnet Facebook: www.facebook.com/popcultnet Follow Us: Twitter: www.twitter.com/copaceticsenpai Instagram: www.instagram.com/copaceticsenpai Facebook: www.facebook.com/popcultnet…
 
Sean joins Genevieve to reminisce about his time on Grange Hill and EastEnders before he jetted off to the US to begin his Hollywood career. He explains why he preferred being at Grange Hill than his actual school, the accident that led to his pop career and how he ended up playing Wembley. He also talks about his early Hollywood career in sitcoms,…
 
Writing with Fire (2021) is an inspiring story about India's only newspaper run by Dalit, low-caste women. Armed with smartphones and tenacity, chief reporter Meera Devi and her journalists break traditions as they break stories and tackle India's biggest issues. In the process, they are redefining what it means to be powerful socially. Writing wit…
 
Copacetic shares his thoughts on one of the most memeorable episodes of Star Wars ever in The Book of Boba Fett Chapter 6: From Desert Comes a Stranger. For more Pop Cult Net content: Youtube: www.youtube.com/popcultnet Facebook: www.facebook.com/popcultnet Follow Us: Twitter: www.twitter.com/copaceticsenpai Instagram: www.instagram.com/copaceticse…
 
Neymar: The Perfect Chaos, currently streaming on Netflix, tells the story of the beloved but often criticised footballer Neymar, the highs and lows of his personal life, and his brilliant football career. Award-winning filmmaker David Charles Rodrigues joins us to discuss the film and reveals how he gained almost full access to Neymar’s life. Duri…
 
Curtis joins Genevieve to reminisce about the start of his career, his early hit singles and why he dismantled his pop career to make the music he wanted. We talk jazz, Sons of Anarchy, life as a touring musician and the real reason he got voted off a celebrity singing show. He also talks about his heart-throb image and how his '90s hair still foll…
 
HBO's original documentary Dear Rider tells the inspirational story of Jake Burton Carpenter, who pioneered the sport of snowboarding. Fernando Villena, award-winning filmmaker and the director of Dear Rider, discusses Jake’s life as a snowboarding legend. The film shows how Jake took his favourite childhood toy and turned it into a global cultural…
 
Hell or High Seas (2021) follows U.S. Navy veteran Taylor Grieger and writer Stephen O’Shea on their two-year adventure sailing around Cape Horn, in some of the world’s most treacherous waters. The purpose of this extreme journey was to raise awareness about PTSD and the challenges facing veterans as they return to civilian life. Taylor Grieger, di…
 
Joining us is Vicky Ward, a New York Times bestselling author, investigative journalist and the host and co-producer of Chasing Ghislaine. In 2002 Vicky conducted one of the few interviews ever given by Jeffrey Epstein, the disgraced financier and convicted sex offender. Vicky has now turned her sights on Epstein's former confidante, Ghislaine Maxw…
 
On this episode Copacetic shares his instant reactions for Spider-Man: No Way Home !!! Is this the best Spidey more ever? Tune in to find out! For more Pop Cult Net content: Youtube: www.youtube.com/popcultnet Facebook: www.facebook.com/popcultnet Follow Us: Twitter: www.twitter.com/copaceticsenpai Instagram: www.instagram.com/popcultnet Facebook: …
 
The National Geographic documentary The First Wave captures the harrowing first four months of the Covid-19 pandemic as it played out in one of New York City’s hardest-hit hospital systems. Joining us is Matthew Heineman, an Academy Award-nominated and Emmy-winning filmmaker who directed and produced this film. The incredible footage he obtained an…
 
Kenny G is the best-selling instrumentalist of all time, but why does he elicit such heartfelt, negative criticism from some listeners? Penny Lane’s new HBO documentary Listening to Kenny G shows the world-famous saxophonist speaking candidly about his musical background, his stringent work ethic, and his controversial standing in the jazz world. P…
 
On this episode Copacetic shares his thoughts on Netflix's live action anime adaption of Cowboy Bebop and why he hates live action anime. For more Pop Cult Net content: Youtube: www.youtube.com/popcultnet Facebook: www.facebook.com/popcultnet Follow Us: Twitter: www.twitter.com/copaceticsenpai Instagram: www.instagram.com/popcultnet Facebook: www.f…
 
On this episode Copacetic shares his thoughts on episodes 1-3 of Hawkeye, Disney's new installment in the MCU and Disney+ series. For more Pop Cult Net content: Youtube: www.youtube.com/popcultnet Facebook: www.facebook.com/popcultnet Follow Us: Twitter: www.twitter.com/copaceticsenpai Instagram: www.instagram.com/popcultnet Facebook: www.facebook.…
 
On September 5th 1981 a group of women came together to change the world. These women marched from Wales to Berkshire to protest nuclear weapons being kept at RAF Greenham Common, a British airbase. Feature-length documentary Mothers of the Revolution (2021) tells the true story of the Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp and how it helped to bring t…
 
Sean Conlon, Scott Robinson and Ritchie Neville join Genevieve to reminisce about their rise to fame and success before splitting in 2001. We talk about Sean's profound tweets, Scott opens up about the food disorder he lives with - and Ritchie sets the record straight on an internet rumour about him. Plus, we also chat about the group's first new m…
 
The National Geographic documentary Becoming Cousteau explores the life of legendary ocean explorer Jacques Cousteau, a man well ahead of his time in bringing climate change and environmental devastation to the world’s attention. Mridu Chandra, award-winning filmmaker and one of the producers of Becoming Cousteau, joins us to discuss Cousteau's rem…
 
On this episode Copacetic reacts to the new trailer for Spider Man: No Way Home while also discussing some new theories and Easter eggs surrounding the film. For more Pop Cult Net content: Youtube: www.youtube.com/popcultnet Facebook: www.facebook.com/popcultnet Follow Us: Twitter: www.twitter.com/copaceticsenpai Instagram: www.instagram.com/popcul…
 
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