The story of Olympics legend Jesse Owens has always stuck with me. Not because of the glory of winning four gold medals at the 1936 Berlin games, setting records in front of Adolf Hitler. It has stuck with me because it haunts me – that a man could be a national hero one day and then struggle in the longer RACE of life. RACE doesn’t cover much of Owens’ life outside of his athletic peak. Being ... more >
Stephan James, Jason Sudeikis, Jeremy Irons and William Hurt
Directed by Stephen Hopkins
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: THE STIRRING LESSON OF "ENDGAME"
By SAÏDEH PAKRAVAN - September 3, 2010As today Middle East peace talks (does one dare still call it that?) start once more in Washington, no doubt to quickly get mired in the usual sands of recrimination and rigidity of all participants, one could do worse than watch the sober and remarkably thrilling 2009 “Endgame” by Pete Travis about the secret negotiations that led to the release of Nelson ... more >