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My family got to see a preview screening of the Disney movie “McFarland USA” directed by Niki Caro. The movie is based on the true story of Jim White (Kevin Costner) and how he coached a cross-country team from a low-income community into 1987 California State Champs. The movie theme of taking small town athletes and transforming them into championship contenders is nothing new; however, this movie has a way of swaying the audience emotionally, making them want to cheer or cry during several parts. The plot follows Jim White (Kevin Costner) as he gets a group of Hispanic kids to...
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