49:10. In the first episode of this career retrospective, Louis looks back at his earliest documentaries and explores how some people's most fervent beliefs can bring them into conflict with mainstream society. 58:35. Find out when Louis Theroux: Life on the Edge is on TV, including Series 1-Episode 3: Law and Disorder. “Racist beliefs are taught and learned,” they said in another Zoom chat with Theroux. Episode guide, trailer, review, preview, … 46:22. Waltermckoy698. Utilising his own home movie footage and news archives, Louis also tracks down some of his most memorable contributors. Family Ties. The first episode of four thematically arranged outings dealt with matters of belief. Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends.S02E02.Swingers. New Thai Vision. 2 / 4 Louis Theroux explores how America has taken our darkest desires and commodified them. This new four-part series sees the documentary maker revisit the highlights of his long and varied career, from cornering hucksters to run-ins with neo-Nazis. That made the absence of Theroux’s most famous true believers – the members of the Westboro Baptist church (wavers of “God Hates Fags” placards and picketers of US servicemen’s funerals on the grounds that they died protecting a country that does not persecute “degenerates”) all the more conspicuous. I am feeling generous, so I will let you choose. In his trilogy of documentaries centred around the Westboro Baptist Church, Louis explores the price the family was paying for its devotion to the distorted vision of its patriarch, Pastor Fred Phelps. Press J to jump to the feed. WadeWade2912. We shall see. Louis Theroux reflects on 25 years in documentary-making with this candid and fascinating retrospective. I am feeling generous, so I will let you choose. The real-life inspiration for Rambo and the founder of the Almost Heaven covenant community, Gritz and his ilk were last seen hunkering down in the Idaho hills and prepping for war with the federal government and the ensuing New World Order. Louis re-connects with porn-star JJ, who over 20 years ago was just making his way in the adult industry but has since turned his back on that world in favour of a new life in eastern Europe. Louis Theroux: Life On The Edge is a fitting title for Louis’ latest four-parter, because he has made a career out of attempting to understand fringe communities, interviewing people on the outskirts of society. He’s shocked and informed audiences since he first appeared on our screens in Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends in 1998. Louis Theroux explores how some people’s most fervent beliefs can lead to conflict. ouis Theroux: Life on the Edge (BBC Two), which showcased the highlights of the documentary maker’s 25 years in the weirdo-pursuit biz, probably wants to be called a retrospective rather than a clip job. Documentary filmmaker Louis Theroux is returning to our TV screens with a brand new documentary titled, Louis Theroux: Life on the Edge. Contains some strong language. “I don’t want to complicate it – it’s funny.” But that was about it for honest commentary or new insight. With Louis Theroux, J.J. Michaels. And it is all the more upsetting when you realise its relevance has only increased since its first broadcast 20 years ago. So we met – or re-met, if you remember his first appearance in the inaugural episode of Louis Theroux’s Weird Weekends in 1998 – Colonel Bo Gritz. The Dark Side of Pleasure Life on the Edge Episode 2 of 4 Journalist Louis Theroux looks back at 25 years of documentaries and explores how America has managed to … Waltermckoy698. Louis Theroux: Life On The Edge. A documentary about Theroux would almost certainly be a meta-step to far, but it would be interesting to see him pushed on matters of, say, unintended consequences, unspoken potential complicity, the boundary between disingenuousness and lying or hypocrisy. Louis Theroux: Life on the Edge (BBC Two), which showcased the highlights of the documentary maker’s 25 years in the weirdo-pursuit biz, probably wants to be called a retrospective rather than a clip job. Louis Theroux interview: ‘I’m still proud of the Savile documentary’ As ever, he just carries on, and her partner recalls when she made an attempt to take her own life. The documentaries he has louis theroux: life on the edge about American criminal justice system ) beliefs nearly a decade ago his 25 in! 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