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From Mockumentaries to Reality TV and the Joaquin Phoenix Documentary

By: Amelia Roblin - Published:
There has been hype about the authenticity of the Joaquin Phoenix documentary 'I'm Still Here,' which appears to be another instance of documented unreality.

A bit of humor can make a serious issue softer, and some simple embellishment can make a boring story stimulating. Between TV shows that script life and mockumentaries that lampoon it, the modern audience craves reality -- but with a twist.