Clichés Notwithstanding, The Perfect Game is Still a Hit
- Friday, April 16, 2010
Drugs/Alcohol: Cesar struggles with alcohol and drug abuse after his baseball dreams come crashing down.
Violence: Sports-related action.
Thematic Material: Racism, injustice and sexism are prominent themes that make the story more than just a "fun" baseball movie for all ages. There is plenty of fodder for further discussion for parents.
Christa Banister is a full-time freelancer writer, specializing in music, movies and books-related reviews and interviews and is the author of two novels, Around the World in 80 Dates and Blessed Are the Meddlers. Based in St. Paul, Minn., she also weighs in on various aspects of pop culture on her personal blog.
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