Million Dollar Arm (2014)

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Sometimes I wonder if Hollywood will ever make a film solely dedicated to the sport of cricket? From a marketing standpoint, it would be a bad move since Americans are pretty ignorant about cricket.

Even though America has a national cricket team!
Even though America has a national cricket team!

But also from a marketing standpoint, it would be a good move because the majority of the world knows and plays this sport. I feel what Hollywood would do is somewhat dive into a film that has the slightest relation to cricket and then make the film baseball-related. That brings us to Million Dollar Arm. Based on a true story, Million Dollar Arm tells the story of the first Indians to play in the MLB. Is it any good? Let’s find out!

And remember, SPOILERS AHEAD!

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Return from Witch Mountain (1978)

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Escape to Witch Mountain was a film that you just gotta love. It had charm, mostly good acting, and an interesting storyline. Sure, it was filled with plotholes, but the overall experience of the film made you not care much about them.

It wasn’t long before a sequel was made by mostly the same people who worked on the first one. Is Return from Witch Mountain as good as its predecessor or is it one of those sequels that just fails? Let’s find out!

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