I am so fortunate to be able to do reviews on my blog. I love it and I love telling you about new things. This time I am reviewing another movie. Yay! I have reviewed it before but this time the DVD is available and I have one to give away.
The Movie Mighty Macs is one of those movies that sneaks up on you. It isn't flashy or high action. It is a heartfelt drama based on a true story. It has great lessons about perseverance, having dreams, and working as a team. I really love this movie.
I loved it the first time I saw it. I loved it just as much, maybe more, when I watched it with my family. They were just as enthralled with it as I was. We knew from the beginning of the movie how it would turn out but that didn't dampen our anticipation and anxiety in the final scenes while we were waiting. We were on pins and needles! The characters are real, believable, and lovable. We laughed so hard at some of the comments or situations like when the nun was on the basketball floor showing the girls how to push an opponent with her hind end....and she was pushing a boy with said hind end. It was priceless! There are so many moments in this movie that jump out at you; I think it will become a favorite.
The Mighty Macs is a great family movie that I highly recommend. It's a family movie all the way.
Here is a little about it:
is a woman ahead of her time ... and she's about to embark on an
adventure for the ages. A new era is dawning in the country and in
collegiate athletics, where a national champion will be crowned for the
first time in women's basketball.
In the lead up to this historical
season, major universities are preparing their game plans to win that
first title. Meanwhile a tiny all-women's Catholic college in
Philadelphia has a more modest goal: find a coach before the season
begins. Providentially, Cathy Rush is about to find Immaculata College.
married, Cathy is dealing with the aftermath of a truncated playing
career. While cultural norms would have her staying at home,
she's willing to do the hard work necessary to help her new team reach
their goals—or perhaps she's just trying to achieve her unfulfilled
dreams through them.
From the beginning, her challenges are as
imposing as the big-school teams Immaculata will face on the court.
Cathy learns there is no gymnasium on campus, she receives little
support from the school's Mother Superior, and the school is in dire
financial straits. To top it off, she may not even have enough players
to field a team!
While it appears the Macs don't have a prayer,
all hope is not lost. With the help of Sister Sunday—a spunky assistant
coach—and the support of a booster club of elderly nuns, Coach Rush
creates a new game plan that just might bring the team—and the
Will this pioneer buck cultural norms and spur
her rag-tag team to unexpected heights? Or will her hard-driving ways
create a wedge between the coach and everyone around her? One thing's
for certain: there's never been anyone like Cathy Rush at Immaculata!
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