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42 (movie)

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  • '42' review: Stay for the late innings

    '42' review: Stay for the late innings
    **1/2 (out of four) “42,” the almost automatically inspirational account of Jackie Robinson’s entrance to major league baseball in the late 1940s, wastes no time trumpeting its story’s rousing power. “I’m gonna bring...
  • Baseball films to add to your viewing lineup

    Baseball films to add to your viewing lineup
    "After all them years, all that double talk — the white man's finally moving in," says one Negro League barnstormer to another, after a teammate gets a call from the Brooklyn Dodgers about a historic opportunity. The scene in question sounds...
  • Jackie Robinson commemoration brings Pasadena community together

    Jackie Robinson commemoration brings Pasadena community together
    PASADENA — Part nostalgia, part reality, Hollywood and Pasadena came together Friday morning at ArcLight Cinema in Paseo Colorado for a celebration of Legendary Pictures’ release of “42,” a biography on the early life and playing...
  • Review of '42': Classic tale on screen

    Review of '42': Classic tale on screen
    At one point in "42," the Jackie Robinson Story, Branch Rickey, played by Harrison Ford, thanks a young Robinson for helping him love baseball again. The latest cinematic account of Robinson's historic 1947 season, in which he breaks baseball's color...
  • 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,...
  • '42' smacks $27.3-million home run in debut, crushing 'Scary Movie'

    Jackie Robinson beat the odds again this weekend, as a film about the player who broke baseball's color barrier outperformed at the box office. "42," which tells the story of the first African American Major League Baseball player, debuted with a robust...
  • 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...
  • Commentary: Jackie Robinson picture is a window into history

    You should consider going to the movies to see "42," the new film about baseball Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson's first year with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947. The actual date of his major league debut, April 15, is commemorated in baseball by all...
  • 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...
  • Reel Critics: '42' hits a grand slam

    Reel Critics: '42' hits a grand slam
    It's only April, but a leading contender for this year's Best Picture award is already in a theater near you. "42" is the absolutely compelling story of Jackie Robinson. He was the first African American ever to play Major League Baseball and wore that...
  • Tom Cruise will be back on top of box office with 'Oblivion'

    Even the most oblivious of moviegoers will be well aware of "Oblivion" this weekend, as the Tom Cruise flick is set to claim No. 1 at the box office. The "Mission: Impossible" actor's latest film, the only picture debuting nationwide this weekend, is...