That the movie can be uncontroversial and even a little corny may be the clearest indication of how much has changed glory road is rated pg there is some racist and otherwise profane language, and a few violent scenes glory road opens today nationwide directed by james gartner written by. Keywords:: glory road, historical film, new racism, sport film, white savior directed by james gartner a textual reading of the film, in concert with an intertextual analysis that locates glory road against other historical accounts of texas western college's triumph and within the larger conventions of. Jerry bruckheimer's college basketball companion to remember the titans, glory road tells the story of the underdog texas western university men's first- time director james gartner milks their legend for every last ounce of clichéd uplift, concocting his mundanely inspirational film with some motown. Audience response has little to do with a film's quality, much less my opinion of it — certainly i've disagreed with the people sitting around me many times — but i think the reaction of the crowd with whom i saw “glory road” is instructive the man in front of me, a sharply dressed african-american gentleman. As he begins his commentary for the dvd of glory road, director james gartner wonders out loud if anyone really listens to these things such performance of endearing insecurity notwithstanding, he launches into a detailed explanation of his film, from lighting decisions to simple camera set-ups to the. In 1966, texas western coach don haskins led the first all-black starting line-up for a college basketball team to the ncaa national championship. Director james gartner tells his story forcefully and makes a wise decision during the end titles to show black-and-white footage of many of the real people glory road is an effective sports movie, yes, but as the portrait of a coach and team and the realities of administrations and booster clubs in a state.
Shop glory road [dvd] everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Glory road is a 2006 american biographical sports film directed by james gartner, based on a true story dealing with the events leading to the 1966 ncaa men's division i basketball it was reprinted five times in its first four months of release and was selected as an editor's choice by the new york times book review. Glory road is the true story of the texas western miners, the ncaa underdogs who went on to change the course of sports history producer jerry bruckheimer (pirates of the caribbean, national treasure) and new director james gartner did a great job developing such a large cast each major role. Glory road, the latest movie from mega-producer jerry bruckheimer, is based on the true story of the team that changed everything january 13, 2006 section: movie reviews print the fast-moving script, directed by james gartner, follows the team on that triumphant yet rattling season triumphant, because of their.
Glory road is an american film directed by james gartner, released on january 13, 2006 the film is based on a true story dealing with the events leading to. In 1966, unheralded texas western won the men's college basketball title, starting five black players against an all-white kentucky squad it was a vivid moment in the civil rights era the team's story is told in the film glory road.
James gartner brand buena vista home entertainment studio & production company buena vista home entertainment assembled product dimensions (l x i think that this glory road was a very inspiring and amazing film with a really great cast, plot and personal storylines and it was one of my favorite films as well. Glory road is a 2006 american sports drama film directed by james gartner, based on a true story surrounding the events leading to the 1966 ncaa university division basketball championship (the historic name for what is now known as the ncaa division i men's basketball tournament) don haskins portrayed by josh.
James gartner on the movie set of glory road gartner's first feature film received a little bit more attention than that made for disney with producer jerry bruckheimer -- one of the most influential people in hollywood -- glory road opened nationwide to positive reviews in february and topped the box office for its opening. Scenes, characters and impacting messages feel forced and formulaic, as if disney gave director james gartner a hallmark-moment-per-minute quotient to fill i'm not complaining that a movie can be too positive i'll take glory road over any given sunday any day but where hoosiers worked as both a classic sports flick. Glory road movie the story of don haskins, the long time and hall of fame college basketball coach from texas western/utep had been largely uncelebrated until the 2006 release of glory road directed by james gartner and staring josh lucas as coach haskins, the movie depicts his 1966 national championship run. Glory road josh lucas stars as future hall of fame coach don haskins of tiny texas western university, who bucks convention by simply starting the best players he audio commentary with producer jerry bruckheimer & director james gartner audio commentary with screenwriters chris cleveland & bettina gilois.
Glory road movie reviews & metacritic score: glory road tells the inspiring story of the underdog texas western basketball team, with history's first all afr.
Director james gartner generally does an effective job of infusing the movie with brief instances of style, though the filmmaker's relentless use of quick cuts during the many basketball sequences lends such moments an incoherent and overwhelming feel and although glory road will undoubtedly work. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for glory road [ original soundtrack] - various artists on allmusic - 2006 - the soundtrack to director james gartner's tale. Stop me if you've heard this one before: an underdog team, led by a tough but dedicated coach, rises above near-impossible odds to win the big game as far as sports movies go, it's obvious from the start that james gartner's glory road (2006) doesn't attempt to break any new ground---but does it even. Buy glory road: read 463 movies & tv reviews - amazoncom.