Bend It Like Beckham (2002) – Gurinder Chadha

  The next sports recommendation¬† from the Great Movies – 100 Years of Film book for my screening of Raging Bull is this British family film, that isn’t very deep, but is a lot of fun, and focuses on football. And by football, I mean proper football, you know, soccer… Paminder Nagra stars, alongside Kiera…

TIFF – The Dick Knost Show (2013) – Bruce Sweeney

  Bruce Sweeney`s latest character piece, you`ll recall I highly enjoyed The Crimes of Mike Recket, is a look at the world of sports radio, specifically the acid-tongued, quick-witted, numbers-driven Dick Knost¬†(a hilarious turn by Thomas Scholte). He is controversial, and after he sends a number of inflammatory tweets, his network higher-ups finally have the…