Naomi Osaka serves a mean forehand. The public attention to the tennis player’s success, however, has been sharply backhanded. The Netflix mini-series Naomi Osaka, directed by Garrett Bradley (Time) offers a window
“Boxing, for me, was a way of making a political statement,” says Sugar Ray Leonard in The Kings. Leonard is one of four boxing champions at the heart of The Kings, an
If you have never felt your chest vibrate with the booming cheers that erupt in a Japanese arena during a sumo match, this doc could be the next closest thing. Sumodo –
At what point does flexing the rules bend towards cheating? This question motivates the energetic sports doping doc Nike’s Big Bet. Directed by Paul Kemp, the doc should prove especially engaging for
Set! is the most intense movie at Hot Docs this year. The film chronicles the high-stakes world of competitive table setting. Yes, dear reader, you caught that correctly. Scott Gawlik’s feature debut
As young teenage girls catch the waves off the beach at Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh, the scene is almost harrowing. The surf dwarfs the girls, the waters swirl and when they’re tossed
Paul Vachon is the surviving member of a Canadian dynasty. He’s the reigning king of the ring. The octogenarian recalls his family history in The Last Villains. The story mostly centres on
The Untold Story finds a sweet spot in the dramatic contrast between Lewis and Tyson. The former brings a dignified and measured approach to the sport while the latter personifies trash TV.
Part two of the Tiger Woods documentary Tiger gets a plum interview from his mistress Rachel Uchitel that will leave audiences wondering why only the golfer got a second chance.