I've been travelling around a lot recently -- for work, on holiday. It's the reason that most of my gaming has been done on handhelds recently. But I've also gone on a massive documentary kick. So what I would like you to do today is talk documentaries! What are your favourites? Drop some recommendations in the comments below.
Some of the docus I've watched recently as loved are Fog of War -- a look at the life of Robert S. McNamara, the Secretary of Defence for the US during the Cold War. That was fantastic. I also enjoyed Jiro Dreams of Sushi which explored the perfectionist mentality of the greatest Sushi chef in Japan. That was inspiring.
Right now, however, I'm in the midst of watching Ken Burns' The Civil War, a documentary series so good that it almost feels overwhelming and demoralising. It's that good. It leaves you with the feeling that, whatever you do in life, whatever you create, you'll never be able to top this. Outstanding in scope, detail and storytelling. Comes thoroughly recommended by me.