’42’ Immortalizes Jackie Robinson as Real-life Super Hero While Avoiding Melodrama (Watch)

’42’ Immortalizes Jackie Robinson as Real-life Super Hero While Avoiding Melodrama (Watch)

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Movie 42 scene-ChadwickBoseman“42” is an old-fashioned inspirational and ultimately uplifting drama about perseverance in the face of turbulent opposition. And the greatest credit to writer-director Brian Helgeland is that none of this is shown through grand melodramatic movie monologues, but through the simple restraint of Chadwick Boseman’s portrayal of a determined and resilient Jackie Robinson.

In “42,” baseball speaks much louder than words.

You’ll be hard-pressed to not feel inspired by the film’s end, or leave the theater with a greater appreciation of what Jackie Robinson has done for civil rights and equality.

By the way, the film’s rating, PG-13, was earned for its historically accurate use of racial slurs.

(WATCH the trailer below and READ the full review from Justin Craig for Fox News)

Visit: www.42movie.warnerbros.com

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