noun (plural shockumentaries)
A documentary film or programme that deals with subjects such as death or violence in a graphic and often sensationalized way: for those who relish every bloody detail, we now have shockumentaries
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- Is there a real shift here in political documentaries that are starting to become more like mockumentaries or shockumentaries.
- The life and death of a 70s pop star is told as a bizarre shockumentary - with Barbie dolls standing in for actors.
- But there is a humanity here, and a sense of humor, both of which are lacking from 99% of the later shockumentaries.
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