Steve James
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The 10 Best of ESPN's 30 for 30
2 Jan 2015 // 3:07 AM

On the occasion of 30 for 30's fifth anniversary, ESPN Films has released a 100-Film Gift Set. And on that occasion, a list of the 10 best 30 for 30 films.. so far.

The Best Documentaries of 2014
31 Dec 2014 // 8:06 PM

As the best of 2014's documentaries find new ways to tell stories, they are also the year's best films.


If He Were Still With Us, 'Life Itself' Would Be Worthy of Roger Ebert's Praise
9 Apr 2015 // 8:10 PM

Ebert never lived to see the finished product, but it's not a stretch at all to imagine what kind of score Siskel & Ebert would have given it had they the chance: two thumbs up.

Roger Ebert and Steve James Define and Transcend the Documentary Form in 'Life Itself'
16 Jan 2015 // 7:14 AM

The insights of the late, great Roger Ebert shed light on how documentaries fit in the film world, as well as the myopic processes of Oscar voting.


'The Interrupters' Opens in Select Theaters on 29 July
28 Jul 2011 // 11:40 PM

"The block is quiet," remembers Ameena Matthews, "And I'm looking down the street, and here come the sisters of the guy that got his tooth

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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