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Review: 'McFarland, USA'

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,...

McFarland USA

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

Movie Review: McFarland USA - On the right track

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

CS Video: Kevin Costner and the Cast of McFarland, USA

5 months agoFilm / New Releases : Coming Soon

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.

Movie Review: Disney’s McFarland, USA is an inspirational sports movie that rarely inspires

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

‘McFarland, USA’ Review: Pete Hammond Says Run Out To Costner’s Latest Sports Film

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

Interview With Coach Jim White of McFarland USA

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

Director Niki Caro on Bringing McFarland, USA to the Rest of the World

6 months agoFilm / New Releases : Coming Soon

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.

McFarland Cross Country: They Built It And Hollywood Came

6 months agoSports : Deadspin

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

31 Things We Learned from Tony Scott’s Revenge Commentary

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

Kevin Costner Opens Up About His History With Madonna And Weighs In On Bruce Jenner's Transition

Oh, we love it when former enemies — can we even call Kevin Costner and Madonna that?? — kiss and make up! If you need a little refresher on the Kevin-Madonna feud that started in 1991 when Madge was filming her Truth or Dare documentary — basically the actor called Her Madgesty's show "neat" and that [...]

Kevin Costner Hopes God Gives Whitney’s Daughter, Bobbi Kristina, A Second Chance At Life

Kevin Costner says he hopes that God gives Bobbi Kristina a second chance, and that she opens her eyes and breathes on her own again, ABC News is reporting. The actor also goes on to say that he can’t imagine what Krissy’s family must...Show More Summary

Kevin Costner, in 'McFarland, USA,' returns to a film genre he's owned

6 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

No sport gives itself over to mystical lyricism the way baseball does, and Kevin Costner owns the songbook.

Kevin Costner Walks The Red Carpet With His Family At Premiere of ‘McFarland, USA’

It was a family affair for Kevin Costner and Christine Baumgartner on Monday night as they walked the red carpet at the Los Angeles premiere of 'McFarland, USA' with their kids Grace, Hayes and Cayden. The post Kevin Costner Walks The Red Carpet With His Family At Premiere of ‘McFarland, USA’ appeared first on Growing Your Baby.

Kevin Costner & Wife Christine Baumgartner Bring Family to 'McFarland USA' Hollywood Premiere!

Kevin Costner is joined by his wife Christine Baumgartner and their children Cayden, Hayes, and Grace while walking the red carpet at the premiere of his latest film McFarland USA held at the El Capitan Theatre on Monday (February 9) in Hollywood. The 60-year-old actor was also joined at the event by his co-stars Maria [...]

In Your Opinion, Is This Week's Stranger Inflammatory, Racist, or Racially Inflammatory?

6 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Read the whole new issue of The Stranger right here! 1. In the film section, IJEOMA OLUO exploits a seemingly innocuous Kevin Costner movie, transforming it into another opportunity to complain about race relations in America. What kind...Show More Summary

Kevin Costner honored at AARP Movies for Grownups Awards Gala

6 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

The event: Child stars, octogenarians, actors, directors, producers and others spanning all ages packed the ballroom Monday at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel for the 2015 AARP Movies for Grownups Awards Gala. AARP provides information, advocacy and services to adults 50 and over.

Black or White: Gray

The new star vehicle for Kevin Costner "Black or White" is, of course, both good and bad. The acting is generally good. The plotting and writing, generally not so much. The film begins in a blur. This is a function of soft camera shot to ease us into the tragedy from which the film springs. Show More Summary

Kevin Costner at AARP gala: 'Look at the clock' and go for it, boomers

6 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Kevin Costner gave an inspiring acceptance speech and Rene Russo gave her first acceptance speech ever on Monday night at the 2015 AARP Movies for Grownups Gala in Beverly Hills. 

Kevin Costner at AARP gala: 'Look at the clock' and go for it, boomers

Kevin Costner gave an inspiring acceptance speech and Rene Russo gave her first acceptance speech ever on Monday night at the 2015 AARP Movies for Grownups Gala in Beverly Hills. 

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