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‘The Perfect Game’ Receiving Positive Reviews

‘The Perfect Game’ Receiving Positive Reviews

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“The Perfect Game” makes its U.S. debut this week, and it already is receiving positive response from several movie critics.

The story of the 1957 Industrial Little League team from Monterrey, Mexico, that became the first team from outside of the United States to win the Little League Baseball World Series, made its public debut at the 25th Little League International Congress in Lexington, Ky., and will open to the general public in 500 theatres on Friday.

This feature film represents the ideals and life lessons learned through the Little League-related themes of teamwork, sportsmanship and determination. The players and their coach embark on an incredible, record-breaking winning streak that takes them across the border to the United States, and all the way to the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa., where a miracle will cement their place in history and change their lives forever.

Below are several reviews and stories related to the movie.

“The Perfect Game”: A Flawless Underdog Story
http://johnsimondaily.com/2010/03/26/the-perfect-game-a-flawless-underdog-story/

Clifton Collins Jr. Feels Safe at Home with His Mexican Heritage in ‘The Perfect Game’
http://www.nydailynews.com/latino/2010/04/14/2010-04-14_the_perfect_role.html

The Little League World Series’ Only Perfect Game
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history-archaeology/The-Little-League-World-Series-Only-Perfect-Game.html

‘The Perfect Game’ Movie Review
http://newsblaze.com/story/20100411133113mill.nb/topstory.html

If You Like Baseball, History, or Both, You’ll Really Like “The Perfect Game”
http://www.kidzworld.com/article/14642-the-perfect-game-movie-review

‘The Perfect Game’: Families Will Find It Enchanting
http://www.filmjournal.com/filmjournal/reviews/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1003836289

Now that The Blind Side Effect Has Worn Off, It’s time to Check Out The Perfect Game
http://www.cinemablend.com/reviews/The-Perfect-Game-4569.html

The Perfect Game Is Inspiring and Heartwarming
http://fun.familyeducation.com/movies/the-perfect-game/65341

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