Bourdain may no longer be around, but his legacy lives with the beloved CNN docu-series “Parts Unknown.” Whether re-watching favorite episodes for healing and nostalgia purposes or discovering Bourdain’s charismatic spirit for the first time, following the chef’s adventures as he seeks new cultures and cuisine around the world ensures captivating joy.
The 2017 Academy Award-winner for documentary feature, “O.J.: Made in America” can now be seen on Hulu, and takes a close look into perhaps the most highly publicized homicide case of all time. But “Made in America” is more than just a crime documentary about the disgraced football player’s alleged murder of his wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend. What sets the documentary apart is its deft extrapolation of Simpson’s narrative to a greater picture of racial tensions in L.A. and the United States.
Available on Amazon, BBC’s critically-acclaimed reboot of one of its most successful documentary series uncovers mysteries that have nothing to do with scandal, murder, or betrayal. “Blue Planet II” explores the many facets of the ocean, including the mystifying lives of the world’s most curious sea creatures, letting viewers scuba dive into the deep without needing an air tank, with the help of mind-stimulating narration from David Attenborough.