Red Penguins tells a story of capitalism and opportunism run amok – complete with gangsters, strippers and live bears serving beer on a hockey rink in Moscow. Shortly after the collapse of the Soviet Union, the Pittsburgh Penguins and the famed Red Army hockey team formed a joint-venture that showed anything was possible in the new Russia. Eccentric marketing whiz, Steve Warshaw, is sent to Russia and tasked to transform team into the greatest show in Moscow. He takes the viewer on a bizarre journey highlighting a pivotal moment in U.S. Russian relations in a lawless era when oligarchs made their fortunes and multiple murders went unsolved.
A reality-based story about a manager for the baseball team Oakland Athletics who uses unconventional methods to create the best possible team.
A movie based on real events available on Netflix.
In this Oscar-winning film, an American cyclist stumbles upon a doping scandal that is revealed thanks to a Russian scientist: Russia’s most wanted whistleblower.
The documentary can be seen at Netflix.
Lance Armstrong was the national hero who refused to lose. In 2009, documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney follows the cyclist’s unlikely comeback. However, an unsurpassed scandal would rewrite both the Armstrong legend and Gibney’s film.
The documentary is available at dplay.