cross-country running

Discussing “McFarland, USA” with Kevin Costner

The true story of how a small town in Central California became a dominant force in cross-country running was told beautifully in Disney’s McFarland, USA. The film features Kevin Costner as coach White, an outsider who comes into a community made mostly of agricultural workers,… Read More »Discussing “McFarland, USA” with Kevin Costner

McFarland USA Trailer, a promising feel-good sports film from Disney

mcfarland-1

The Avengers: Age of Ultron wasn’t the only Disney movie to have a new trailer drop during the College Football National Championship, Disney’s 2015 sports feel-good movie McFarland, USA also had a new trailer.

I’ll admit that looks much better than I thought it would be. Kevin Costner can always be counted to put in a solid performance in movies like this and, while the formula may look familiar, the story isn’t.

What did you think?

Full plot Synopsis below the jump:

Read More »McFarland USA Trailer, a promising feel-good sports film from Disney

McFarland Trailer

mcfarland-1

Kevin Costner is a cross-country coach in the small economically depressed Central California town of McFarland. That’s the Hollywood one-line pitch, now here’s there trailer:

Disney has done a pretty good job with its small budget, big heart ‘Brand Equity’ films and McFarland looks to follow in a similar vein.

Full plot synopsis below the jump:

Read More »McFarland Trailer