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Film Review | 42

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★★★★☆

The best sports films are often those where enjoyment is not entirely dependent on a love of the game in question, and Brian Helgeland’s 42 (2013) fits that criteria perfectly. Unflinching in its depiction of the legendary Jackie Robinson’s journey from the Negro leagues to Major League Baseball, the stirring material is matched by some pitch-perfect performances.

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