One of the best basketball documentaries in long time. Well made. Balanced from every standpoint. A documentary that goes beyond basketball. Sure to raise a few eyes browses in the social context. Refreshing to see how the underprivileged can triumph where it's easy to fall to despair and give up.
This documentary is a fascinating look at the Lithuanian basketball team that won the Bronze medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona. It provides the back-story to how these athletes worked hard and ultimately, were on the medal stand in Barcelona.
The documentary was very well done in terms of the skillful incorporation of old footage with current day interviews and the pacing of the exposition. There was never a dull moment. For me, the best parts were when the players discussed their cultural and linguistic adaptation and their identification with Puerto Rico, regardless of their place ...
I am no rabid fan of basketball, but I love this documentary. Here's why: basketball in "Hoop Dreams" is what Hitchcock called the MacGuffin. It's the thing that the film's protagonists are chasing, which is only a pretext for what moviegoers really want to see: namely, how people in a film, whom they have come to care about deeply, react under pressure.
7.31 h 41 min201716+. Included with Prime until 9/30. A SHOWTIME feature-length documentary examining the 2003 murder of college basketball star Patrick Dennehy by teammate Carlton Dotson, and the subsequent accusations against both Baylor University and head coach Dave Bliss. Directors.
Bonus: Top Class Season 1 Trailer. Watch on supported devices. February 25, 2021. 3min. 13+. Audio languages. Audio languages. English. Situated 30 miles northwest of Los Angeles in the San Fernando Valley, Sierra Canyon High School has established itself as a perennial powerhouse for Southern California basketball.
With the NCAA Tournament on the horizon, the Zags host conference rivals University of the Pacific and Saint Mary's College. Gonzaga lost a hard-fought game to the highly touted St. Mary's Gaels in January and seeks to even the score.
30 Best Documentaries On Amazon Prime [October 2021] Phillip Faraone/Getty Images By Sarah Chandler / Aug. 16, 2021 2:22 pm EDT / Updated: Sept. 29, 2021 5:44 pm EDT
Perhaps you haven’t heard the name of the team that features in Top Class: The Life and Times of the Sierra Canyon Trailblazers, a new documentary series debuting on Amazon Prime/IMDB this week ...