Ten Great Documentaries of 2019

They Shall Not Grow Old (Warner Bros. Pictures)
It’s a golden age of the genre.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE I t’s a golden age of documentaries, true-life stories whose grit and drama and twists hit so much harder amid awareness that all of this actually happened. Among documentaries released theatrically this year, here are ten standouts.

10. Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice (CNN, New Year’s Day). The greatest of all female rock singers can’t sing anymore, but this look back at her glory years revels in not only her magnificent voice but also her restless inventiveness as she discarded the rock mold and ventured into big-band ballads, Spanish-language folk songs she’d learned from her dad as a child, and


The Latest