Chyler Leigh and Nathan West - 6th Annual Thirst Gala at The Beverly Hilton Hotel - Arrivals at The Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hilton Hotel - Beverly Hills, California, United States - Tuesday 30th June 2015
Nathan West and Chyler Leigh - 6th Annual Thirst Gala held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel - Arrivals at The Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hilton Hotel - Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 30th June 2015
Could it be that Disney, the studio that holds the trademark on triteness, has developed a true flair for non-patronizing, fact-based feel-good sports movies?
By all rights of Hollywood true-storydom, the Mouse House's 2002 film "The Rookie" -- based on the late-blooming career of Tampa Bay Devil Rays relief pitcher Jim Morris -- should have been stale, pedestrian junk. Yet director John Lee Hancock brilliantly balanced easy-going sentimentality and cinematic luster to produce one of the best baseball movies of all time.
Now comes "Miracle," a rousing and satisfying (if more perfunctory and less masterful) chronicle of the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team -- a band of unknown young scrubs who captured America's imagination and pride by beating the unbeatable Russians (and later winning the gold medal) at the Lake Placid games.
Continue reading: Miracle Review
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