shockumentary


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shockumentary

(ˌʃɒkjuːˈmɛntərɪ; -trɪ)
n, pl -ies
(Broadcasting) a television programme showing members of the public in shocking or violent situations
[C20: a blend of shock + documentary]
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WAS this a shockumentary or a serious attempt at examining cultural tensions in modern Britain?
But the project has received a lukewarm response from Smoggy, who also played a prominent part in the Winson Green-based shockumentary Benefits Street.
Give his assault of ready-made new German words a read--frozen face syndrome, zen mail, patriotic investment, downshifting, toxic shares, Newropa, plamegate, tweenager, soft news, iPorn, rankism, lazy interactivity, modern patriotism, midisage, edge city, adult pop, debriefing, shockumentary, non-target, stealth politics, agenda setter--or consider his slide show of three-letter words: FBI, Gap, MIT, MTV, BMW.
Mark Goodall, in "Mondo Roma: Images of Italy in the Shockumentary Tradition?
Thanks also to that onslaught, Al Gore won an Oscar and a Nobel Prize for his slick but fraudulent shockumentary, An Inconvenient Truth, which has been force-fed to hundreds of millions of traumatized school children worldwide.
Channel 4 now look as base as the snappers this shockumentary vindicated, while two of their names - Arsov and Rat - may say everything about the way some behaved.
Part road movie, part shockumentary and part biting social commentary - you'll be amazed at how many of Borat's interviewees agree with his prejudices - this is set to be the funniest film of the year, if not the decade.
Slashfest, hate speech, shockumentary and Tarantino-esque, all make an appearance.
Another new hybrid is shockumentary, a reality program showing actual violence or accidents.
The New York Film Annex website defines Mondo cane as "The original shockumentary made up of episodes in the life of man and beast, filmed all over the world--New Guinea, Germany, Singapore, Portugal, Australia, America and beyond--a voyage one critic called 'a hymn to death and mutilation embellished with a shrug and a giggle'.
The You've-Been-Framed-style shockumentary was supposedly pieced together from recovered footage shot by three students who had disappeared in the American backwoods while investigating a scary local legend.
Traces of Death 5," the most intense, extreme graphic shockumentary series ever caught on tape continues.