• Richard Davies

Our Top 5 best Netflix documentary - series to binge watch in lockdown!

Struggling on what to watch? Look no further, we've got you covered!

1. The Pharmacist (Feb, 2020)

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After losing his son in a drug-related shooting, small-town pharmacist Dan Schneider embarks on a crusade to bring a reckoning against the powerful figures behind the nation's devastating opioid epidemic.

This was a pretty epic story, and a series you can make your way through over the course of an evening.

2. Killer inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez (Jan 2020)

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Documentary made Via interviews with friends, players and insiders, this docu-series examines how Aaron Hernandez went from an NFL star to a convicted killer.

3. Tiger King (Feb, 2020)

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The story of a gun-toting, mullet-wearing, country-singing zoo owner from Oklahoma called Joe Exotic, and animal rights activist Carole Baskin, who has some secrets of her own. Honestly one of the craziest things you will ever watch.

4. Wild Wild Country (2018)

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When a controversial guru builds a utopian city in the Oregon desert, it causes a massive conflict with local ranchers. This docuseries chronicles the conflict, which leads to the first bioterror attack in the United States and a massive case of illegal wiretapping. It is a pivotal, but largely forgotten, time in American cultural history that tested the country's tolerance for the separation of church and state.

5. How to Fix a Drug Scandal (2020)

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In 2013, Massachusetts State Police arrest 35-year-old crime drug lab chemist Sonja Farak for tampering with evidence: and that was only the beginning. Over time, details emerged that Farak had been in fact using the drugs that she was tasked with testing. Did anyone know what had been going on? And when did they find out? The scope of Farak's addiction-and the number of people convicted as a result of her drug testing-comes to light, despite repeated efforts to suppress evidence in the case.