The best sports documentaries on Netflix

If you’re looking for30 for 30on Netflix, you’re out of luck. While select documentaries were once available to stream on-demand, the entire series has been pulled from the service. If you want to , you’ll need a subscription to . (You can learn more .) But Netflix does offer plenty of thrilling sports documentaries for your consideration.You won’t findNature Boy, but you can dig into the gloriousGLOW: The Story of the Glorious Ladies of Wrestling, which looks into the ’80s wrestling federation that inspired the hit Netflix series. You can’t streamNo Crossover: The Trial of Allen Iverson, but Netflix carries Showtime’s 2014 documentary on the former Philadelphia 76ers star. Likewise, in lieu ofChasing Tysonand42 to 1, there’s a 2008 documentary …

Who is Jannah, the Breakout Star of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker?

featureStar Wars: The Rise of SkywalkerJannah is played by British actress Naomi Ackie, who has previously starred in 2016s , Hulus The FiveDoctor WhoThe Rise of SkywalkerTo no ones surprise, Vanity Fair says that Ackie has been instructed by PR handlers to avoid divulging any details about her character or her role in the story. Ackie did share some thoughts on the process of filming , however. Of course, a dearth of confirmed information cant stop us from inferring as much as possible about Jannah and what shell do alongside Finn, Poe, and Rey. A caption for that image describes Jannah as a new ally and describes the creatures Finn and her are riding as hardy orbaks, and says that …

‘After Maria’ looks at the long road to recovery after Hurricane Maria

At its best,After Mariais a searing portrait of displacement and personal resilience. Its a vital reminder that we must never forget about the people who can get lost amid heated debates and staggering statistics. Take, for instance, 11-year-old Nilda, who talks about how she doesnt want to leave her dog, Chico, behind when she moves. She deals with bullying for the first time in her life while going to school in New York. Her story is infinitely relatable, and yet she can relate to no one. She describes her school life thusly: “Im from another country. Im not from their country.” In its 37-minute runtime,After Mariatouches on the larger debate surrounding the bungled relief effort, but it doesnt go far …

‘GoT’ and ‘Big Bang Theory’ finales highlight shift to fewer shared TV experiences

(CNN)Two major hits, “Game of Thrones” and “The Big Bang Theory,” are signing off within days of each other. Whether those shared viewing experiences represent a celebration or a wake is once again the subject of debate in TV industry circles. This discussion is hardly a new one. Each time a major hit goes off the air — “The Cosby Show” in 1992, “Seinfeld” in 1998, “Friends” in 2004, “The Sopranos” in 2007 — there seems to be a new round of speculation regarding whether TV has crossed a bridge into what amounts to a smaller, more dispersed world. When “Seinfeld” ended, the late Larry Gelbart — who developed “M*A*S*H,” still the most-watched series finale ever — cited the value …