Thursday December 07, 2017
A gateway to figure skating in film
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With the release of I, Tonya, a film recounting one of the biggest rivalries — and scandals — in American figure skating history, q brings you an introduction to some of the best movies about the art, athleticism and drama of the sport.
Our guest, Benjamin Oberman, a former professional figure skater and film producer, talks about I, Tonya and other classic figure skating movies, including the 1978 romantic drama Ice Castles, the 1992 romantic comedy The Cutting Edge, and Will Ferrell's 2007 sport comedy Blades of Glory.
— Produced by Shannon Higgins