The Mannings: America’s First Football Family

March 10, 2020

The Book of Manning (2013) follows the football story and legacy of Archie, Peyton, and Eli Manning. [1] This movie could be described as a reflexive documentary due to the incorporation of its subjects and sole focus on them. Although the film is framed subjectively, numbers do not lie. Archie, Peyton, and Eli Manning hold some of the most successful college football careers in history. Both Peyton and Eli were…

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New Netflix Documentary Fights Cheerleading Stereotype

By Julie O’Hare Cheerleading is very insular. If you’re outside of cheerleading, you don’t get it. People put cheerleading in the same category has dance or gymnastics, but it is much more than that. Cheer is a docuseries that follows the hard work of the Navarro College Bulldogs cheerleading team in Corsicana, Texas. It is a documentary that cheerleaders have long deserved. The six-part series captures the squad’s preparation to…

March 10, 2020
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