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THE 30 FILMS INCLUDE:

  • King's Ransom - Peter Berg
  • The Band That Wouldn't Die - Barry Levinson
  • Small Potatoes: Who Killed the USFL? - Mike Tollin
  • Muhammad and Larry - Albert Maysles
  • Without Bias - Kirk Fraser
  • The Legend of Jimmy The Greek - Fritz Mitchell
  • The U - Billy Corben
  • Winning Time: Reggie Miller vs. The New York Knicks - Dan Klores
  • Guru of Go - Bill Couturie
  • No Crossover: The Trial of Allen Iverson - Steve James
  • Silly Little Game - Adam Kurland and Lucas Jansen
  • Run Ricky Run - Sean Pamphilon and Royce Toni
  • The 16th Man - Clifford Bestall, Morgan Freeman and Lori McCreary
  • Straight Outta L.A. - Ice Cube
  • June 17th, 1994 - Brett Morgen
  • The Two Escobars - Jeff Zimbalist and Michael Zimbalist
  • The Birth of Big Air - Jeff Tremaine, Johnny Knoxville and Spike Jonze
  • Jordan Rides the Bus - Ron Shelton
  • Little Big Men - Al Szymanski
  • One Night in Vegas - Reggie Rock Blythewood
  • Unmatched - Lisa Lax, Nancy Stern Winters and Hannah Storm
  • The House of Steinbrenner - Barbara Kopple
  • Into the Wind - Steve Nash and Ezra Holland
  • Four Days in October - Major League Baseball Productions
  • Once Brothers - NBA Entertainment
  • Tim Richmond: To the Limit - Rory Karpf
  • Fernando Nation - Cruz Angeles
  • Marion Jones: Press Pause - John Singleton
  • The Best That Never Was - Jonathan Hock
  • Pony Excess - Thaddeus Matula
 "ESPN 30 for 30" Review 
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An unprecedented 30 documentary series from ESPN documenting the sports landscape from 1979-2009, ESPN's 30 on 30 is now available in a stunning Blu-Ray collection that includes all 30 films from some of today's finest filmmakers and storytellers.

As a longtime Indiana Pacer fan, there's no question that Winning Time: Reggie Miller vs. The New York Knicks is my favorite film of the bunch, though if I'm being honest I've spent hours upon hours watching this collection already and with only minor exceptions there isn't a weak film in the bunch.

The collection includes over 5 hours of bonus features.

Get that?

30 films. 5 hours of bonus features.

30 on 30 played at Toronto International Film Festival, Sundance, Tribeca, Los Angeles Film Festival and even Cannes Film Festival while also picking up an Emmy Award nomination for ESPN.

Have I mentioned that this decidedly non-sports oriented writer absolutely loved this series of films?

It would be, quite literally, impossible to review all 30 films from the 30 on 30 series. So, quite simply, stop reading and start watching. You'll have a blast.

© Written by Richard Propes
The Independent Critic  
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