The Yankles [Blu-ray]
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entrance to the college world series. With the championship in reach, it seems the Yankles just might need a miracle for that ultimate grand slam victory.
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Down-on-his-luck Charlie Jones (played by Brian Wimmer) - an ex-baseball player fresh out of jail and trying to reform his life and image - can't find a team anywhere that'll touch him with a ten foot pole. Enter "the Yankles," a brand-new college team desperately in need of a coach! A former Minor League playing now pursuing his faith learns that Jones needs to meet his community service commitment under the terms of his parole, and voila! It's a match made in sports comedy Heaven ... or whatever may account for Heaven in the Jewish faith.
What writer/director David R. Brooks (along with writing partner Zev Brooks) has done is they've smartly examined the world of sports through the prism of faith ... and why not? There have long been messages about believing in one's self mirrored in the best sports movies, but he's amped up the faith to an all new level here by revolving the story around a fictional collegiate team set at a Jewish school.Read more ›
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Very interesting movie, enjoyable. Everyone should see it.Published 22 months ago by Carren Pulverman
You don't believe for a second that a Rabbinical college would field a collegiate baseball team, much less a College World Series contender. Read morePublished on May 12, 2014 by MeMitch