Tuesday, April 01, 2003

Is this heaven? No, it’s a sports movie

Voices Calling from the Wilderness

Kevin Shields asks (and answers) the question: “Why, despite knowing how formulaic these films are, am I invariably moved when watching them, often to the point of tears? What story are they telling that appeals—at least to me—on such a primitive level? And how can the same story get told—why does the same story need to be told—over and over and over?” (ESPN.com’s Page 2, August 2002.)

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