Movie-Still Monday: O.J.: Made in America

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O.J.: Made in America is ESPN’s stunning eight-hour series somehow manages to break new ground in the often told case of the O.J. Simpson murder trial.

O.J.: Made in America is not only a heartbreaking viewing experience, but it explores its subject with incredible length, breadth, intelligence, and sensitivity. The eight-hour running time might seem daunting, but it is absolutely engrossing, fleshing out the details of the trial, and also the larger stories of race, celebrity, and misogyny that intersected around Simpson. This is a sports documentary, a true-crime work, and a searing history of America’s institutional racism wrapped up in one.

 

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