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    TV Review: ‘The Last Dance’ Takes Flight as a Definitive Document of NBA History

    Few athletes receive the documentary treatment that lives up to their legend. Several Muhammad Ali films, most notably “When We Were Kings,” tap into the legend and the electricity surrounding them. “Senna” made racing feel tangible and as scary as possible. Yet none of these films feature the ambition of the ten-part documentary series “The Last […] More

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    Film Review: ‘The Good, The Bad, The Hungry’ Spotlights Competitive Eating

    Food competitions might not be something one has given much thought to as they seem like a silly carnival spectacle. Nicole Lucas Haimes’ ESPN 30 for 30 documentary “The Good, The Bad, The Hungry” puts a spotlight on the world of competitive eating and how it’s seen as a cutthroat sport. In some ways, the […] More

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    James Franco In Talks to Direct a Movie About the Beginning of ESPN

    One of the most iconic sports brands in the world is ESPN. The network is known for its 24-hour coverage sports around the world. The brand continued to expand in recent years. They launched the “30 for 30” documentary series under the stewardship of Bill Simmons. It also invested in boutique sites, like “FiveThirtyEight” and “The Undefeated.” Yet despite […] More