With some of the other reviews that I've done, I've seen some previews for movies that I thought would be fun to see and/or review. The Mighty Macs is just one of those movies, and it did not disappoint. 


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!



The Mighty Macs will be available on DVD on February 12, 2012. You can learn more about the movie on Facebook and Twitter.


You could also win one right here. I have an extra copy to giveaway to one of my readers. There are two ways to enter:
1. Leave a comment telling me that you want to win. 
2. Follow me on GFC and leave a comment telling me that you do. 

Comments close at midnight eastern time on February 29. Remember to leave a way for me to contact you. 


Disclaimer: Disclosure of Material Connection: I received one or more of the products or services mentioned above for free in the hope that I would mention it on my blog. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR, Part 255: "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.


The grass is green. It’s good to be
 

date Wednesday, February 15, 2012

4 comments to “The Mighty Macs Review and Giveaway”

  1. Beth
    February 16, 2012 at 8:41 PM

    Id like to win this movie, I like having family friendly movies here for the kids to watch on movie nights and to share with friends and family. :0)

  1. Beth
    February 16, 2012 at 8:44 PM

    I joined your herd! (GFC)

  1. Jennifer
    March 23, 2012 at 1:26 PM

    i wanna win this
    jenniferwinchester@ymail.com

  1. Jennifer
    March 23, 2012 at 1:27 PM

    i follow you on gfc
    Jennifer Winchester
    jenniferwinchester@ymail.com

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