Category Archives: Sport

The Real Problem with the NFL Kneeling

I have tried to stay on the sidelines regarding the controversy of the kneeling NFL players. I usually don’t like to talk about anything but films or TV shows on this blog, but this is getting out of hand. From … Continue reading

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The Absent-Minded Professor (1961) Rated G

 A college professor invents an anti-gravity substance which a corrupt businessman wants for himself.  Based on the short story “A Situation of Gravity” by Samuel W. Taylor. Starring  Fred MacMurray, Nancy Olson, Keenan Wynn, Tommy Kirk. This is one of Disney’s best, classic … Continue reading

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The Love Bug (1968) Rated G

A race car driver finds a Volkswagen bug that seems to have a mind of its own. Starring Dean Jones, Michele Lee, David Tomlinson, Buddy Hackett. This Disney classic is such fun to watch. Jones is wonderful as Jim, the … Continue reading

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Mr. Hockey: The Gordie Howe Story (2013) Rated PG

The story of the 1973 hockey season when Gordie Howe returns to the ice at age 44. Starring Michael Shanks, Kathleen Robertson, Martin Cummins. An emotionally stirring experience, this film tells the story of hockey great Gordie Howe who comes … Continue reading

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Playing for Keeps (2012) Rated PG-13

A former soccer star who is down on his luck decides to coach his son’s soccer team. He finds himself surrounded by attractive moms who pursue him. Starring Gerard Butler, Jessica Biel, Noah Lomax, Dennis Quaid, Uma Thurman, Catherine Zeta-Jones, … Continue reading

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Chasing Mavericks (2012) Rated PG

Jay Moriarity discovers the Mavericks surf break, one of the biggest waves on Earth, is just down the road from where he lives, so he hires Frosty Hesson to train him. Starring Gerard Butler, Jonny Weston, Elisabeth Shue I rather … Continue reading

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Emma’s Chance (2016) Rated PG

 Emma is assigned community service at an equine rescue ranch where she bonds with one of the horses. Starring Greer Grammer, Joey Lawrence, Missi Pyle. Horse lovers will enjoy this wholesome, clean movie despite its glaring flaws, the worst of … Continue reading

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The Benchwarmers (2006) Rated PG-13

To make up for their missed opportunity as kids, three grown guys create a baseball team and compete against children. Starring Rob Schneider, David Spade, Jon Heder, Jon Lovitz, Craig Kilborn, Molly Sims, Tim Meadows. I’m usually not a fan … Continue reading

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Olympics in Film: A List of Films That Highlight the Olympics

 The Cutting Edge (1992) Rated PG At the 1988 Winter Olympics at Calgary, we see Doug Dorsey battered in a vicious hockey game against West Germany. We then see Kate Moseley doing her program and falling when a lift goes bad. … Continue reading

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