Skip to comments.Reviewing "42" - the Jackie Robinson baseball biopic
Posted on 04/13/2013 11:53:57 AM PDT by EveningStar
Is anyone planning to see this?
Has anyone already seen it? If so, what did you think of it?
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Review from The Orange County Register: '42' swings for the fences, but it's one, two, three strikes
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Getting (totally) burned out on Hollywood PC.
Only now do the Douglas Adams books make any sense.
There was already an older, b&w movie about Jackie Robinson. Didnt need another.
Mooch said that it made her “angry” and “outraged”. I think I’m going to pass on this one. I’ve got “The Jackie Robinson Story” on DVD with the real Jackie Robinson in it. Don’t need any of Hollyweird’s racebaiting BS.
Okay, I just looked at the trailer. I am predisposed to liking it, as I am a Dodger fan, and always admired Robinson as both man and player. Why the heck did they have to put hip hop crap in a movie that takes place primarily in the 40s and 50s?! That’s even worse than the 70s pop ditty grafted onto Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.
It made Michie the Moocher angry? Or angrier than usual?
Probably upset her that inspite of everything, he still voted Republican.
An adult playing a kids game. Why is there such idol worship?
She knows the Irish, Italians etc are white, right??
It’s been done. There’s already a movie about Jackie Robinson, in which the white people aren’t all racist monsters. This is just more PC agit-prop.
He hated Goldwater. He said, "Goldwaterism is Hitlerism." At that point, I gave Jackie Robinson the virtual finger.
Saw that one long ago - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0042609/combined
Jackie Robinson was black? Who knew? Maybe old Bob can make a movie about the sun coming up in the morning. Jackie was a groundbreaker, but Robert Redford is old hash.
i am looking forward to watching “42.” plua i want to see Harrison Ford in his role... i go to the movies maybe once or twice a year... i loovvveee baseball... hate the Dodgers...
As far as I can tell, Robert Redford had nothing to do with this movie.
Although I'm a Dodger fan, I'm not a Jackie Robinson fan, largely because of his hatred for Goldwater and conservatives. In addition, he played football for UCLA, but I'm happy to say that the Bruin teams for which he played never beat the USC Trojans.
You couldn’t pay me to see it!
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