The improbable, remarkable nature of their rapport- and common bond of brilliant writing- is the glue that holds this film together.
I coached high school basketball in New York City- where the film is set- for three years, so, many of the aspects of the plot resonate deeply with me.
Helping young men- and women- reach their potential on and off the basketball court, is one of the key missions of my life.
Jamal Wallace, the character portrayed by the superb, Rob Brown, is a rising scholastic star at the fictional, Mailer Callow school.
Our time alone can involve meditation, visualization, imagination and ideation for our writing. We can create peaceful, clear images about our state in life, our happiness, contemplation of our purpose and where we see ourselves going.
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I became excited because I expected it to be some kind of action or speculative fiction movie, but I was wrong.
When I played the movie, the first scene I saw was the rap part.
Yes, that is the magic of Hollywood and indeed, the magic of life.
Sean Connery plays the role of William Forrester, a character very similar to the real-life reclusive author, JD Salinger.