Up is down. Wrong is Right. Nothing makes sense when discussions of Trump are around. He's not a Republican, He's not a Democrat, he's a deformed caricature of a man. There is absolutely no comparison to be made.
Anna Pearce (aka Patty Duke) was a warrior and a champion for the fight against mental illness. To know that Anna is no longer on this planet is horrifying on so many levels, but it is the reality that we were all forced to sadly accept yesterday when at 69, she passed away due to sepsis from a ruptured intestine.
Woodlawn is based on the true story of Tony Nathan. Nathan was a gifted African American high school football player, who in 1973, was bused, along with other black students in the name of school integration to Woodlawn High School in Birmingham, Alabama.
The movie is based on a true story about a Birmingham, Alabama high school in the early seventies. The school is having a rough time making the transition from an all white student body to an integrated one.
Football was made for movies. There are build-ups to the climactic championship game, with the clock counting down the minutes into those final tense, ticking seconds. Whether closing in on the huddle, or going wide for a field kick, the feeling is more like war than sports.
Crowds of moms, who also live as sisters, wives, and daughters, can come together, enjoy a good laugh and be reminded of a healthy truth: Our worth is not defined by status or employment but our worth is that we're human.