Jackie Robinson Biopic ’42’ Not a Home Run, but a Solid Base Hit

By Lilly Workneh, theGrio.com (Article originally published on theGrio.com.) Jackie Robinson was a legendary baseball player and a trail-blazing athlete – but his epic story retold in director Brian Helgeland’s “42” is an honest attempt at a home-run that instead sits safely at third base. The movie revolves around gifted rookie Chadwick Boseman (in his first lead role) — who portrays […]

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