It’s all about the special effects as the phrase “disaster porn” begins to rear its ugly head.
Producer and director Garry Marshall brings back Valentine’s Day’s Jessica Biel and Ashton Kutcher while welcoming the thriving local populace to his cast and then letting everyone alone to act in whatever style each of them sees fit.
This inspirational sports drama details the improbable title run of the 1971-72 underdog Immaculata College team, which won the first women’s national basketball championship then followed that up by winning it the next two years as well.
For its protagonist, it’s a vivid dream that provides an escape from a terrifying reality. For the audience, it’s a grating grab bag of titillating nonsense. For a critic, it’s a session with a doodle pad.