Thursday, May 15, 2014

'Sugar' Is the Better Version of 'Million Dollar Arm'

That's the gist of my essay at Deadspin today. While watching Million Dollar Arm, I was thinking about how minorities and the underprivileged are represented in sports movies. And then I got to thinking of cases where they're actually dramatized in nuanced, interesting ways. And then I thought about the great Sugar. That movie deserves a second look, as I hope you agree.