Ron Shelton: The Church of Baseball (book review)

Arguably, the best sports films were directed by Ron Shelton. He is to sports films what Oliver Stone is to conspiracy thrillers and Quentin Tarantino is to gritty psychological thrillers. Shelton directed other non-sports films, crossing over into the weirdness of Stone/Tarantino. And yet, Shelton says that baseball is only secondary to Bull Durham. “It’s … More Ron Shelton: The Church of Baseball (book review)

30 Sports Films

I was going to pick 10, then I had almost 20, and since I was getting closer to 30, that’s the number.  Some of these are classics, others good films and a few unusual films that are on because of their subject matter or they are just entertaining.  It’s my list.  Still, I can think … More 30 Sports Films