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Baby Faced Bodybuilders

Health, Social, Sport | 03 Dec, 2012 | No Comments

This gripping and engaging documentary follows the lives of the teenagers who are surpisingly obsessed about their bodies and go to extreme lengths to build up themselves to such an extent that it becomes a clinical problem. Three young bodybuilders are tracked and insightful information is gleaned to find out how they got to the point[...]

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Original Wing Chun

Sport | 01 Dec, 2012 | 1 Comment

This documentary takes a critical look at the origins of the Wing Chun art, a Chinese martial art that specializes in close-range combat by scavenging the rare and early days’ footages of Bruce lee and Yip Man. It is very difficult to find out the traces of this art’s history because this art was originally transferred[...]

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Step Into Liquid

Sport | 22 Nov, 2012 | 1 Comment

Bruce Brown had made ‘The Endless Summer’, a classic surfing film and his son, Writer-Director Dana Brown follows up on him and makes “Step into Liquid”, which takes a modern take into this heart-pounding sport and brings the viewers up, close and personal with the gigantic, enormous waves. Ken “Skindog” Collins, Laird Hamilton, Rochelle Ballard, and[...]

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Pond Hockey

Sport | 14 Nov, 2012 | 3 Comments

Pond Hockey examines the changing culture of sports through insightful interviews with hockey stars, experts, journalists and local rink rats alike. More than just a celebration of a beloved game, Pond Hockey searches the open ice for the true meaning of the sport. Pond Hockey is not your typical NHL hockey it has many differences[...]

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FIFA’s Dirty Secrets

Sport | 05 Nov, 2012 | 51 Comments

This documentary, hosted by Andrew Jenninngs, an investigative journalist, takes a closer look at some of the very serious allegations against FIFA, the world’s governing body of association football. Three members of FIFA’s executive committee, Nicolas Leoz, Issa Hayatou and Ricardo Teixeira were alleged to have taken bribes by International Sports and Leisure, a marketing partner[...]

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I Speak Soccer

Sport | 29 Oct, 2012 | 19 Comments

Soccer is by far the most international sport. It is a sport that crosses boundaries with its simplistic rules and the amount of sheer skill needed to play. Director Terry Kegal goes across the globe to show the different ways people play soccer in their own culture. A must see for any sports[...]

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Game Over: Kasparov and the Machine

Sport | 25 Oct, 2012 | 36 Comments

This intriguing documentary showcases the events around the much celebrated Chess match between Garry Kasparov, the greatest chess player who has ever lived and Deep Blue, IBM’s computer, in 1997. Though Kasparov lost the match and this film focuses on highlighting the incidents from Kasparov’s point of view. The film is very engaging as it includes[...]

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Hoop Dreams

Sport | 20 Oct, 2012 | 66 Comments

‘Hoop dreams’ is a much hyped and well known documentary from 1994, which Steve James directed and co-wrote with Frederick Marx. This particular film traces the lives of William Gates and Arthur Agee, two young Chicago basketball players over the span of 5 years, highlighting the prominent highs and the significant lows that are characteristics of[...]

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Strictly Baby Fight Club

Sport | 12 Oct, 2012 | No Comments

This documentary tracks the lives of five primary school kids, Thai, Connor, Sohan, Mia and her twin brother Kian. It takes a close look at the astounding and unexpectedly harsh fitness regimes the children underwent to train themselves to be the best Thai fighters in Britain. Personal interviews with parents of these children, who had invested[...]

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When We Were Kings

Sport | 04 Oct, 2012 | No Comments

‘When We Were Kings’ is a much acclaimed documentary directed by Leon Gast, accounting one of the most well known Boxing match between George Foreman and Muhammad Ali in the World Championship fight in Zaire in 1974. In the background, the documentary throws a light on the Vietnam War and the draft, the nascent “Black is[...]

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Pumping Iron

Sport | 23 Sep, 2012 | No Comments

This documentary helps viewers get up, close and personal with Arnold Schwarzenegger. This film was shot when he was training for his sixth victory in the Mr. Olympia contest after winning the title five times before. He revealed that he planned to retire from body building to fully pursue his career in acting. In this documentary Arnold is[...]

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David Beckham: A Footballers Story

Sport | 25 Aug, 2012 | No Comments

David Beckham had the chance to lead his team to win the World cup in Germany in 2006. This documentary by Tim Lovejoy for ITV1 takes the viewers up, close and personal with him and gives us a sneak peek into his world and his journey through life. Beckham, a once skinny boy from Leytonstone, grew[...]

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Riding Giants

Sport | 29 Jun, 2012 | No Comments

‘Riding Giants’ is a beautifully directed documentary presenting Laird Hamilton, who is considered to be a big reason for the sport’s popularity, as a towering hero and the sport as adrenaline-rushing, testing the most heroic and seasoned surfers. The highlight of the movie is a scene with a gigantic wave that Hamilton tackled on his[...]

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Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait

Sport | 17 Apr, 2012 | No Comments

Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait is a full-length feature made by Turner Prize-winning artist and filmmaker Douglas Gordon along with French artist Philippe Parren on with a very interesting premise. It focuses on Zidane throughout the film as if it is just one man playing football! Zidane is undoubtedly one of the finest players in the[...]

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