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In the early 90s, I loved watching ice skating. There was Tonya Harding, a "local" girl to us Northwesterners, who seemingly scratched and clawed her way to become one of the top U.S. skaters. Her ath…
The reason there are formulas in movie plots is because they are tried and true, and they really work. If you've seen or enjoyed any--and I mean ANY sports-themed movies--you know they start with scra…
Peppered with flashbacks to highlight key moments from Zamperini’s formative years – including his introduction to long-distance running as a boy, and his headline-making appearance at the 1936 Berlin…
We have to admit, this picture is pretty dang cool! In honor of the release of The Hunger Games on Blu-ray, DVD, On Demand, and Digital Download on August 18, 2012, check out this pic: THE SCOOP: The…
Considering that the 2012 London Summer Olympics cost $13 billion to produce (!), imagine a city trying to throw an Olympic party a couple years after a war? That was the situation when London agreed …
Though Chariots of Fire won the Oscar for Best Picture in 1981, it is one of those winners that probably would have slowly faded into film history as a good, but not great film. But unlike many Oscar …
American Olympic legend Jesse Owens' rise as a young track star began in Cleveland, where his natural talents were noticed in junior high school by a white coach who took him under his wing. By the ti…