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Review: The Perfect Game

Hokum and maudlin manipulation abound in William Dear’s real-life drama about a team from Monterrey (here depicted as an impoverished Mexican shantytown) that goes on to win the 1957 Little League World Series.
Knocking it out of the park
By TOM MEEK  |  April 16, 2010

Flashbacks: May 19, 2006

These selections, culled from our back files, were compiled by Chris Brook and Ian Sands.
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By EDITORIAL  |  May 17, 2006


In this ersatz yet entertaining knockoff of An Officer and a Gentleman , hot hunk James Franco ( Spider-Man and the disastrous Tristan & Isolde ) plays Jake Huard, a working-class hothead who through perseverance goes from welding ships on one s
Rating: 2.5 stars
By TOM MEEK  |  January 24, 2006