Written May 06, 2013
A must see film. Acting is great. Casting is great. People are realistic. Loved the vintage automobiles and buses. Harrison Ford is great. Good for kids, no sex, no blood, no explosions or other loud violence. Some profanity, and the "******" word is used a lot, which is quite shocking to hear these days, which is part of the point.
Written March 06, 2015
In these days when it seems as though no one can get along...we need a movie like "42". Jackie Robinson was truly a gentleman and a hero, unlike any we see today. I laughed and cried!
Written April 18, 2015
The actors all did a superb job in this movie. It shows the deap hatred and prejudice that was prevailant amongst most white people in this country with seemingly deeper resentment in the south. It shows the courage that Jackie Robinson had to have to be the first "man of color" playing in Major League Baseball... but not just baseball he was the first black man to play in any major league sport. It's too bad he isn't spoken of more often because, he like many other unknown heroes of that day endured just as much hatred and biggotry as MLK Jr. or Rosa Parks. This movie was very well written and is suitable for anyone who wants to see but a small piece of what is was like to be a black person after slavery was abolished. A sad reminder that we did, and in some cases still do, have a long way to go.
42 has to be the best movie I have seen in ages. Congratulations to Brian Helgeland for an excellent documentary.
Written November 28, 2014
My husband is a complete baseball fanatic. He collects memorabilla and knows more baseball trivia than anyone I know. So I knew when we saw the previews that we would be going to see 42. We loved it! It was so well done. The statistics and trivia even held my attention. And I was tired and did NOT fall asleep!!!!
Go see it!!!!
Written April 19, 2013
This is a must see movie. If you have kids that are into sports or any activity that they are committed they need to see how to overcome and prevail through all difficult situations.