Sports/Recreation

Leatherheads

Leatherheads is an evenly balanced film. On one hand there is plenty of football and fighting for the guys and for the ladies there’s a solid romance story, oh, and George Clooney.  The film takes place in the mid-20’s, a time when football is pretty much a College game.... Read more
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The Rookie

This is one of the more underrated Disney sports movies featuring an amazing performance by Dennis Quaid.  The true underdog story has been told a million times but, somehow, remains prevalent and, at least in the case of The Rookie, has not gotten tiresome. ... Read more
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The Final Season

Sean Astin stars as a girls Volleyball coach who gets a job as assistant coach of the undefeated, 19 time champions the Norway Tigers.... Read more
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Physical Education 101 (Hoosiers / Bull Durham / Kingpin)

Despite Twentieth Century Fox’s procurement of the distribution rights to MGM’s illustrious filmed properties, these “College Essentials” only encompass MGM titles instead of mixing titles from both studio’s varied catalogs.  Despite this slight misstep, the majority of these sets are actually ve... Read more
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American Pastime

Growing up I watched a lot of sports movies. Kid sport movies, adult sport movies, and even animal sport movies. There is always a recurring theme in all of them. The star of the picture, be it a solitary player or an entire team, they were the underdogs.... Read more
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The Natural: Director's Cut

If you haven’t seen The Natural I really would encourage you too.  Inspiring and magical in a way that it seems baseball movies have a knack for The Natural will take you back to a time where baseball was life and players were more than human.... Read more
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Kill The Umpire/Safe At Home Baseball Double Feature

“Kill The Umpire” – Bill Johnson is a retired baseball player and finds it hard to hold a steady job. When his wife threatens to leave him if he can’t find a job; he listens to the advice of his father-in-law and becomes an umpire. ... Read more
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Tokyo Underground

Drift Racing, it has grown and spread to the U.S. from Japan and this DVD captures it full force.  It is packed with interviews with drivers like Taniguchi, Ueno, and Imamura as they talk about their cars, how they got into drifting, and how others could get started into drifting.... Read more
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The Heart Of The Game

This documentary starts off following Coach Bill Resler as he works with a group of girls that make up the Roosevelt Roughriders basketball team.  He uses different techniques to reach out and get these girls to strive for their best and they are all in search of a championship win.... Read more
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Rocky Balboa

Sylvester Stallone returns to the director's chair for Rocky Balboa, the fifth sequel to the film that made him a superstar 30 years before.... Read more
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