Sports Movies: Movie Madness

In honor of March Madness we set up a bracket style tournament to determine the greatest sports movie of all time! What are some of your favorite sports movies? Did we miss any that should have been in the tournament?

The Box Office

Jordan Peele’s Us tops the box office with a $70 million opening. Us opens as the highest grossing original horror film ever. Captain Marvel stays strong with $35 million in it’s third weekend out. The Brie Larson lead film has now grossed over $300 million domestically.

The News

The first trailer for the live action Dora the Explorer leaves us wondering “Who was this movie for?” Nickelodeon Movies’ Dora and the Lost City of Gold hits theaters August 2nd.

Quentin Tarantino’s 9th film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood dropped it’s first trailer. The trailer shows glimpses of Margot Robbie’s Sharon Tate and Damon Herriman’s Charles Manson. The film hits the big screen July 26th.

Noah Centineo (To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before) has been cast as Prince Adam aka He-Man in Masters of the Universe. Will this film ever get off the ground? Only time will tell.

Unicorn Store marks Brie Larson’s directorial debut. The film sees her reunite with Captain Marvel co-star Samuel L. Jackson in this Netflix original film.

Bill and Ted Face the Music has been confirmed by stars Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves. After a nearly 30 year hiatus Bill and Ted will reunite on the big screen in the summer of 2020.

Sports Movies: The Main Topic

The Schmuck Club battles it out to determine the greatest sports movie of all time. Could Moneyball top Field of Dreams? Could Space Jam pull an upset and win the entire thing? Listen and find out!

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About the Author
Casey Kelderman found a love for film at a very early age. One of his earliest memories of watching movies was the original Star Wars trilogy on VHS. Casey graduated from The University of Sioux Falls in 2017. At USF Casey produced weekly movie reviews and hosted a radio show. He graduated with a degree in Media Studies. Skills he learned in college have allowed him to help create Back Lot 605. He has produced and directed 4 short films. His favorite films include Halloween, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, and Die Hard.
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