Tuesday, February 21, 2012

The Mighty Macs... A Giveaway!





About the Movie:

It's 1971. Cathy Rush is a woman ahead of her time ... and she's about to embark on an adventure for the ages. A new era is dawning in the country and in collegiate athletics, where a national champion will be crowned for the first time in women's basketball.
In the lead up to this historical season, major universities are preparing their game plans to win that first title. Meanwhile a tiny all-women's Catholic college in Philadelphia has a more modest goal: find a coach before the season begins. Providentially, Cathy Rush is about to find Immaculata College.

Recently married, Cathy is dealing with the aftermath of a truncated playing career. While cultural norms would have her staying at home, she's willing to do the hard work necessary to help her new team reach their goals—or perhaps she's just trying to achieve her unfulfilled dreams through them.

From the beginning, her challenges are as imposing as the big-school teams Immaculata will face on the court. Cathy learns there is no gymnasium on campus, she receives little support from the school's Mother Superior, and the school is in dire financial straits. To top it off, she may not even have enough players to field a team!

While it appears the Macs don't have a prayer, all hope is not lost. With the help of Sister Sunday—a spunky assistant coach—and the support of a booster club of elderly nuns, Coach Rush creates a new game plan that just might bring the team—and the school—together.

Will this pioneer buck cultural norms and spur her rag-tag team to unexpected heights? Or will her hard-driving ways create a wedge between the coach and everyone around her? One thing's for certain: there's never been anyone like Cathy Rush at Immaculata!


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This was an amazing movie of hope, teamwork and getting past diversity and obstacles.  I cried tears of joy and sorrow and clapped at the successes! My favorite part, is that The Mighty Macs is based on a true story!!





If you are interested in winning a copy of this movie, please leave a comment!! I will pick a winner on February 24th, 2012.  

5 comments:

  1. Hey we think it looks like an awesome movie

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  2. Thank you so much for this review! I have been wanting yuo see this one! I'm so excited now! It Looks great! ! ! ! Yay! ~ Valerie Baxter

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  3. This sounds like my kind of movie. :)

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  4. Please choose meeeeee *big grin*

    Suzanne

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  5. Hi this movie looks like it is an uplifting movie and will help a lot of people to believe in what can be done.

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