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  • n. documentary

Etymologies

Shortening. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • (I remember another such, the excellent but ludicrously hampering low-budget film called "It Happened Here", but that was more of a "what would have happened if the Nazis had invaded Britain?" film in docu-style than a "drama-doc".)

    What makes a great ending?

  • Adding the word docu, even if followed by “drama” is purposely intended to give the impression that it is a documentary.

    Think Progress » ABC’s 9/11 Docudrama Mangles Facts, Smears Washington Post

  • In addition to his new gig with the Philadelphia Eagles, Vick has signed onto a so-called docu-series with BET.

    CNN Transcript Oct 8, 2009

  • Now, Spike TV did announce today what they ` re calling a docu-series.

    CNN Transcript Apr 13, 2009

  • A new career for Michael Vick off the field: in addition to his new gig with the Philadelphia Eagles, Vick has signed on to a so - called docu-series with BET.

    CNN Transcript Oct 8, 2009

  • My point is that, even though it's nominally a reality show, and more accurately should be called a docu-soap, lately "The Hills" has been showing all the signs of a struggling sitcom.

    Meredith Blake: Has "The Hills" Jumped The Shark?

  • A&E has greenlit 10 half-hour episodes of an untitled docu-series, slated for 2010, which will follow Hasselhoff as he tries to help his daughters --

    ETonline - Breaking News

  • So a Hollywood production company, 25 / 7 (would you want to work for an outfit that thinks there's an extra hour in each day?), plans to shoot what they're calling a docu-soap on Martha's Vineyard.

    Vineyard Gazette - Top Stories

  • The film, which is best described as a docu-comedy, includes quite a few scenes of questionable subject matter, with depictions and enactments of various sex acts and a fair amount of nudity -- all of it absolutely hilarious. confirmed the MPAA's decision, saying "On its first submission the film did not receive an R but it is far too early to say that there is any struggle to get there as the process is only at its inception."

    247Gay.com

  • this take no quarter approach from most on this site is predictable…your abject hatred for President Bush knows no bounds….certainly liberties were taken, as thery are in every so-called docu-drama….but if it was so off the mark why did kean remain as producer?

    Think Progress » ThinkFast: September 9, 2006 — Path to 911 Edition

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