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42 (movie)

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  • Anne Arundel athletes say message of '42' still relevant

    Anne Arundel athletes say message of '42' still relevant
    Arundel High School sophomore Chloe Hill entered a screening of the motion picture "42" on Thursday indebted to the film's main character, baseball player Jackie Robinson. The film depicts Robinson's struggles and triumphs in becoming the first African-...
  • Lacy deserved mention in '42'

    Lacy deserved mention in '42'
    Having just seen the wonderful film, "42," the other day, I, too, was struck by the absence of a mention of the Baltimore Afro-American's Sam Lacy in the sports reporting of such a momentous time in baseball, America's and civil rights history. Your...
  • How Sam Lacy helped integrate Major League Baseball

    How Sam Lacy helped integrate Major League Baseball
    Like most films depicting historic accounts of real-life events, the bio-epic "42" carries the immediate disclaimer that it is based on a true story, leaving room for interpretive analysis and creative license. Consequently, dramatic interpretations are...
  • Jackie Robinson movie spurs memories of integrated American Legion baseball team [Commentary]

    Over the years I sometimes think of Tony Carter and wonder what happened to him. Carter was a left-handed hitting second baseman who had some pop — baseball lingo for power. I also remember he ran on the tip of his toes and had a large Afro. I...
  • Movie Guide for TownMall in Carroll County, April 14, 2013

    now playing "42" (PG-13). Story depicting how Jackie Robinson and Brooklyn Dodgers General Manager Branch Rickey changed the game of baseball by breaking the color barrier. With Chadwick Boseman, Harrison Ford and Nicole Beharie. TownMall Cinemas (1:00,...
  • Sam Lacy's son upset by snub of dad in new movie '42'

    Sam Lacy's son upset by snub of dad in new movie '42'
    The new Jackie Robinson movie “42” starring Chadwick Boseman, Nicole Beharie and Harrison Ford is getting mixed reviews for its depiction of the man who broke baseball’s color barrier. But at least one local person is incensed that the...
  • Review: 'Get on Up' ★★★ 1/2

    Review: 'Get on Up' ★★&#9733 1/2
    Everything about "Get on Up," a provocatively structured and unusually rich musical biopic, is a little better, a little less formula-bound, a little sharper than the average specimen in this genre. I'm surprised it's this good, given that director Tate...
  • Reel Critics: A wild ride with 'Guardians'

    Imagine revisiting the classic intergalactic bar scene from "Star Wars." Bizarre humanoids from many planets share their mutual suspicion of each other while sipping strange drinks. Now throw a flash-bang grenade into the bar. The chaos that follows could...
  • Hollywood Films Fail to Represent Diversity in U.S., Study Shows

    Hollywood is not projecting the increasing diversity of the U.S. on the silver screen, according to a USC Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism study released on Monday. Latinos remain the most underrepresented ethnic group in films, the study...
  • Chadwick Boseman's soulful turn powers 'Get On Up,' reviews say

    Chadwick Boseman's soulful turn powers 'Get On Up,' reviews say
    James Brown earned his nickname as the Hardest Working Man in Show Business with passionate performances and relentless touring, so it's only fitting that Chadwick Boseman gives his all to portray the legendary soul singer in the new biopic "Get On Up."...
  • Social Media Buzz: Marvel's 'Guardians' to Fly High Above Box Office

    Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? We analyzed this weekend's new movies across Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Google (the...
  • Get on out to see 'Get on Up'

    "Get on Up" is loud, proud, funky, soulful, sweaty, emphatic and sometimes a little hard to understand, just like its subject, James Brown. Another point of similarity: It gives 110 percent and doesn't stop till we're entertained to the point of wrung-...