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“The Russian Five” get the terrific documentary they deserve

Source:  Los Angeles Times One of the most dramatic and emotional of sports stories gets the expert film it deserves in “The Russian Five,” a documentary that is moving in ways you won’t see coming. The sport is professional ice hockey, specifically the saga of the...

Showtime acquires “Quiet Storm: The Ron Artest Story”

Source:  Deadline Showtime has acquired "Quiet Storm: The Ron Artest Story," filmmaker Johnny Sweet’s documentary about the controversial NBA star and mental health advocate who now goes by the name Metta World Peace. Directed by Sweet ("Vick") and written by Tom...

Enjoyed “Free Solo”? Watch “The Dawn Wall” on Netflix

Source:  Decider "Free Solo" isn’t the only rock-climbing documentary that will make your jaw drop.  "The Dawn Wall" has just landed on Netflix in case you’re in need of an adrenaline rush without leaving your couch. A Red Bull Media House production, "The Dawn Wall"...

“Free Solo” set for a one-week IMAX engagement in January

Source:  Deadline In the wake of being shortlisted as one of the remaining 15 documentaries in consideration for a Best Documentary Feature Oscar, E. Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin’s "Free Solo" will get a one-week engagement in IMAX theaters beginning on January 11....

Inside the Gambling Ring of NBA Referee Tim Donaghy

Source:  VICE Sports In this episode of "Red Cards," Vice Sports revisits the 2007 NBA betting scandal. Vice Sports follows the character of Jimmy "The Sheep" Battista, the mastermind behind the scandal, and the person who sparked NBA referee Tim Donaghy to bet on his...