Seated behind an elderly Mexican American couple, my wife and I stood moved and motivated as we watched Kevin Costner's latest movie, "McFarland U.S.A." The story of immigrant young men, who worked in the fields picking fruits and vegetables in addition to attending High School and running in cross country competitions, re-ignited our commitment to immigration reform.
When you watch "McFarland, USA," the wonderful new Disney sports movie about a coach who, in 1987, took a group of untested kids in California (mostly sons of migrant field workers) and turned them into track champions, it's hard to imagine that Kevin Costner, who plays the coach, hasn't been in one of these films before. Show More Summary
This weekend, rewind the clock because your favorite time-traveling comedians are back in "Hot Tub Time Machine 2," Kevin Costner transforms an unlikely California cross country team into championship contenders in "McFarland USA," and...Show More Summary
Kevin Costner's McFarland, USA is the top new movie with $11.3 million The post Fifty Shades of Grey Remains #1 Despite Huge 73% Drop appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
You may remember him from such great lines as “Don’t drink and drive. But if you do, call me,” and “I once convinced a woman I was Kevin Costner.” Yes, our favorite legal professional to put the "criminal" in "criminal lawyer" is back on our screens in Breaking Bad spinoff Better Call Saul. Show More Summary
"McFarland, USA" doesn't look like it's going to be a runaway hit at the box office -- but don't blame poor ticket sales on film critics.
Danielle Padula, Don’t Just Build It: How to Boost Awareness of Your Scholarly Publications: "People will come, Ray"—says Terence Man, played by James Earl Jones, when Kevin Costner’s character questions his decision to build a ball park in the middle of a cornfield in the 1989 film Field of Dreams....
Capone likes the humble, noble version of Kevin Costner at the center of McFARLAND USA Read the full article on AICN Hey everyone. Capone in Chicago here. This is actually not a bad film, but if you're someone who finds themselves offended...Show More Summary
Today, McFarland, USA is released in theaters. Based on a true story, the movie stars Kevin Costner — who, between this role and Black or White, must be working out some white guilt — as Jim White (his actual name), a white coach who leads a track team of inner-city (see: Latino) students to victory. Show More Summary
When I reviewed Ivan Reitman's behind-the-scenes football drama Draft Day last year, I made the observation that pairing star Kevin Costner with any given athletic competition tends to pay crowd-pleasing dividends. And now here comes McFarland, USA to help me double down on the point. Show More Summary
A less talented and more shameless director might've turned it into cornmeal mush, but Niki Caro ("Whale Rider") has delivered unto the Disney corporation a Kevin Costner sports movie that works. Commercially? We'll see. But as an inspirational true story, fictionalized to the usual degree,...
Kevin Costner reaches a welcome career high in this new movie, a live-action based-on-a-true-story inspirational tale of school sports, produced by Disney. It sounds a little over-determined when described that way, I know. But one thing...Show More Summary
Sports movies starring Kevin Costner: It could be a category on Jeopardy. But that's not really a bad thing. While the Costner oeuvre has its share of titles devoted to athletic themes, he hasn't made many bad ones. He has a solidity...Show More Summary
Catch Niki Caro's inspirational true story in theaters this Friday, February 20 The post CS Video: Kevin Costner and the Cast of McFarland, USA appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
McFarland, USA opens with something rarely seen in non-spoof sports movies: an inspirational halftime speech gone wrong—so wrong, in fact, that Jim White (Kevin Costner) loses his job. As he adjusts to relocation in the small and mostly...Show More Summary
In his latest strong turn in a notable late-career resurgence, Kevin Costner stars in McFarland, USA. Yes, it’s another Costner film about sports (though this is nothing like Bull Durham, Tin Cup or Draft Day). And yes, this is another inspirational sports-minded film based on a true story that can appeal to an entire family. Show More Summary
Kevin Costner plays real-life coach Jim White in Disney's McFarland USA, the story of a group of teenage "pickers" (crop workers) who became California state cross-country champions. In an interview, Coach White spoke about what makes...Show More Summary
The Whale Rider filmmaker on her Kevin Costner racing movie The post Director Niki Caro on Bringing McFarland, USA to the Rest of the World appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
Given how Hollywood likes to tart up the truth (see American Sniper, Frozen, et al.) you probably have a very good sense of what's going on with Disney's soon-to-be released McFarland USA. The Kevin Costner vehicle is based, as theyShow More Summary
Kevin Costner has a new film opening this week, and I’ve already forgotten about it. That’s probably a bit too harsh as I’ll watch anything starring Costner, and he’s also someone who’s starred in more movies I find it impossible toShow More Summary