What to Watch: Movie/Show Reviews

The Highlights: Early losses and some bad coaching get the team off to a rough start but grit is the key ingredients to their success.

SYNOPSIS: Penalties can be harsh, and Gordon Bombay learns this quickly when an arrest for drunk driving lands him community service as a coach for a youth hockey team. Bombay has his own storied history as a youth hockey player, and through coaching the assembled misfits District 5 team,…

The Highlights: This heartwarming sports movie focuses on a female soccer player as she breaks away from her traditional family to pursue her passion for the sport.

SYNOPSIS: Taking its title from soccer legend David Beckham and his ability to score on free kicks by curling the ball past a wall of defenders, this heartwarming sports movie focuses on a female soccer player as she breaks away from her traditional Indian Sikhs family in London to…

The Highlights: Greg and Rodrick have been battling for years, as brothers often do, but following summer vacation, the antics really amp up between this duo.

Drink Pairing: Root Beer float

Synopsis: The beloved book series of “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” comes to the big screen with this second installment depicting the awkwardness of middle school life and the “nightmare” of an older sibling who just doesn’t appreciate you. Greg and Rodrick have been battling for years, as brothers…

The Highlights: This is the teenage coming-of-age film that brought the cool back to musicals. It's a classic jocks versus brainiacs storyline told with exuberance.

Synopsis: This is the teenage coming-of-age film that brought the cool back to musicals and introduced audiences to the multi-talented Zac Ephron. It’s a classic jocks versus brainiacs storyline told with youth, exuberance and dance routines to remind us of the summer of “Grease.” Rollicking and frolicking in the…