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12 mighty orphans finally getting released this summer

Discussion in 'Scott & Wes Frog Fan Forum' started by Eight, Apr 21, 2021.

  1. a good number here are familiar with the story, some have read the book, and a few i am sure posted when the movie went into production

    apparently now sony will be releasing the movie this summer and thought this might be a good place to share the trailer as well as an interview with the director

  2. Great book!

    NEGU, in a slightly different way.
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  3. The book, by Jim Dent who wrote Junction Boys, is just awesome.

    Obviously we all have FTW ties and this book is fascinating on 100 levels but really paints a great picture of our city during a difficult time and how it rebounded.

    And probably much like the Junction Boys, the book will be much, much better.

    "They made a book outta that?" - Ricky Vaughn in Major League. One of the all time best and most under-rated lines in movie history.
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  4. Luther Scarborough did not like the Masonic Home boys.
  5. It needs to be released around Christmas to generate sufficient Oscar buzz.......
  6. the only issue i have from watching the interview and the trailer is anytime i see wayne knight the first thing that always pops into my head is:

  7. Twelve Mighty Orphans told a story worth telling but that book is in desperate need of a good editor
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  8. Context please...
  9. If you read the book then you know that.
    Scarborough was the football coach at Polytechnic or it might have been Fort Worth High School then and the boys would not only beat his teams but they'd come over a steal his players girlfriends.
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  10. Or getting killed by a Velociraptor.
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  11. even then, when i saw the movie this is what i saw during that scene:

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  12. Read the book years ago...somehow the head coach's name of an opposing team escaped me.

    I do remember I bitter rivalry between Poly and "The Home" way back when....
  13. What about this?


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