'The Mighty Macs' -- 2 1/2 stars

<b>G; 1:35 running time</b><br><br>
When the monsignor in "The Mighty Macs" announces that "it'll take an act of God to save this school!" his mission is clear. He's setting up the act of God for an on-time arrival. The act's headliner is Carla Gugino, a pleasure to watch in almost anything. Filmed in 2009, writer-producer-director Tim Chambers' low budget, high-fructose but generally effective rouser showcases Gugino as suburban Philadelphia Immaculata College basketball coach Cathy Rush, who in the early 1970s led her all-girl Catholic underdog team to long-shot glory. -- Michael Phillips<br><br>Read the full <a href=http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/movies/sc-mov-1018-mighty-macs-20111020,0,2800783.column>"The Mighty Macs" review</a>

G; 1:35 running time

When the monsignor in "The Mighty Macs" announces that "it'll take an act of God to save this school!" his mission is clear. He's setting up the act of God for an on-time arrival. The act's headliner is Carla Gugino, a pleasure to watch in almost anything. Filmed in 2009, writer-producer-director Tim Chambers' low budget, high-fructose but generally effective rouser showcases Gugino as suburban Philadelphia Immaculata College basketball coach Cathy Rush, who in the early 1970s led her all-girl Catholic underdog team to long-shot glory. -- Michael Phillips

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