To truly appreciate where we are, this HBO epic starts right at the very beginning, on an island on the other side of the world, were we see the streets a boy would once sat for hours, peddling whatever he could find for spare change, desperate to find a way out. This was the case at least until he discovered a better way, a way that would eventually take him straight to the top, turning a man int
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This is the epic story of three of the most successful boxers of our time, Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield, and Bernard Hopkins. This film documents their rise from nothing, how they chose the path of boxing as a means to escape poverty, examining our perception of the American Dream. Through various interviews we follow these fighters path from success to self-discovery as they recount their strugg
The MGM Grande in Las Vagas 2009, Filipino Manny Pacquiao destroys Miguel Cotto and becomes the first man in history to win seven world titles in seven different boxing divisions. Few would have imagined that this former run away would one day emerge as the greatest fighter of his generation, even Thai magazine named him as one of the worlds most influential people and called his story a myth equa
Backyard Wrestling is a short documentary that began filming back in 1999 and finished up in 2002, it captures the passion and camaraderie that can be found amongst a handful of hardcore wrestling fans who sought a new way of life through wrestling. Looking for professional training these young amateurs wanted to turn a hobby into a reality and shortly after releasing this film a few ended up in p
On the 12th of August 2003, Manchester United signed a relatively unknown 18 year old Cristiano Ronaldo for just over 12 million pounds. Ronaldo would go on to become one of the worlds best footballers but his rise to success was far from easy. This film by Sky Sports asks who is Cristiano Ronaldo, what shaped him into the footballer he is today and who helped him get there?
When HBO premiered the show east bound and down in 209 viewers got hooked on the character Kenny Powers a lovably offensive pro baseball burnout and followed each step of his hilarious and painful self inflicted fall from grace. One of the mastermind behind the character is the shows executive producer Will Ferrell who years before it even premiered impersonated a guy named John Rocker on SNL acco
30 Days in May is a Showtime documentary that details the time between Floyd Mayweather's win over boxing superstar Miguel Cotto on May 5th 2012 to the start of his three month jail sentence for domestic abuse on June 1, 2012 which is to be served at Clark County Detention Center in Las Vegas. The film itself gives us insight into Floyd's world and how he felt about the whole situation.
The man behind the climbs shown in this film is not a stuntman or professional climber but a 23 year old man who lives at home with his mother in South Hampton, UK, called James Kingston. He has gained world wide notoriety for climbing and hanging from a 100m tall crane (Image shown in thumbnail). By sharing his climbs with the public there is always a risk of inspiring copy cats and authorities a
The NFL is undeniably one of Americas favorite sports / pastimes, but as of late it appears the league itself has become under assault from former players claiming that participating in this sport lead to them developing long-term brain injuries and that these were being covered up. In this two hour FRONTLINE documentary they ask the question, how much did the NFL know and when did it know? In a b