In the 1980s, ruthless Colombian cocaine barons invaded Miami with a brand of violence unseen in this country since Prohibition-era Chicago - and it put the city on the map. "Cocaine ... See full summary »
In Miami, a dying sport gets a reprieve when a local dog track conjures up a scheme to enlist some former has-been and never-was University of Miami athletes to play Jai-Alai as token requisite to further their parimutuel interests.
A documentary about the circumstances during a party at a University of Florida fraternity that led up to what may or may not have been a rape. Interspersed with actual footage shot by the ... See full summary »
Craig C. DeThomasis,
Set in 1991 on the inner-city streets of Oakland, California, cocaine dealer Charles Cosby has his life changed forever when he writes a fan letter to the "Cocaine Godmother" Griselda ... See full summary »
According to a 2009 Sports Illustrated article, 60 percent of NBA players are broke within five years of retirement. For 78 percent of NFL players, it takes only three years. Sucked into ... See full summary »
West Perrine, Florida is a suburban ghetto in Southwest Miami-Dade County. Over 73% of its residents are African-American and more than a third of them are unemployed. Violent crimes occur ... See full summary »
In the 1980s, ruthless Colombian cocaine barons invaded Miami with a brand of violence unseen in this country since Prohibition-era Chicago. Cocaine Cowboys is the true story of how Miami ... See full summary »
Directed by Billy Corben (Cocaine Cowboys, Screwball, The U), the film profiles a wrestler with two WWE championships, four WCW world championships and a 14-month reign as Intercontinental ... See full summary »
Recounting the high-profile doping scandal that rocked Major League Baseball, director Billy Corben (Cocaine Cowboys) takes us into the surreal Miami underworld that provided performance-enhancing drugs to Alex Rodriguez, Manny Ramirez and other star players. They say South Florida is a sunny place for shady people and this is certainly true of steroid peddler Anthony Bosch and his most notorious client, Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees. While Bosch's medical credentials may be lacking, his storytelling skills are first rate as he hilariously details the rise and fall of his "health clinic", including mob connections, financial chicanery, his cocaine habit, and Rodriguez's eccentric behavior. The documentary plays like a madcap Floridian crime comedy in the vein of Elmore Leonard or the Coen Brothers while it raises serious questions about the ethics of professional sports. Powerful interests would be happy to let this story slip from memory, but Screwball makes it unforgettable.
Exposes lack of integrity in Major League Baseball
People confuse celebrity with Integrity.
This is a great documentary that provides "inside baseball"----- no pun intended----- to the Steroid use era. Specifically, It's wonderful to see cheaters such as Ryan Braun, AROD, and Melky Cabrera being publicly exposed. I remember Ryan Braun and how he and his legal team discredited the gentleman who obtained his urine sample. Terrible. AROD has no shame. The sheer number of players involved is staggering and disappointing.
This documentary uses a light-hearted style to expose the cheaters and liars who took the American people for a ride, denied their culpability and tried to make others look bad.
It's must see viewing to learn that the players who people lionize can be absolute losers when it comes to personal integrity. I hate seeing AROD still involved in MLB, and I can't wait until Ryan Braun leaves the game for good. People haven't forgotten that you clowns betrayed our trust.
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