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The Express

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Chuck Hodes

The Express

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG
runtime:
129 minutes
Wide Release Date:
10/10/08
performer:
Rob Brown, Dennis Quaid, Clancy Brown, Omar Benson Miller
director:
Gary Fleder
distributor:
Universal
author:
Robert Gallagher
genre:
Biography, Drama, Sports

We gave it a B-

In his commentary, ?director Gary Fleder can’t help but apologize for the throbbing earnestness of The Expresss, his color-by-numbers ?biopic of football legend Ernie Davis. Luckily, the on-field action — dissected in several EXTRAS by ? Allan Graf, Friday Night Lights‘ gridiron choreographer — delivers thrills that nearly rescue the film. B?