Great journalism or great cinema? I lean toward the former, but if treating O.J.: Made in America as a marathon film is going to be a requisite for granting it the credit it’s due, I’m happy to fall in line. Ezra Edelman’s riveting investigative saga, divided into five hour-and-a-half installments and released as part of ESPN’s 30 for 30, ransacks the multi-tiered complexities and implications of both the public and anecdotal records of O.J. Simpson’s notorious murder case in the mid-nineties.
January 06, 2017