But football is not a subtle game, and if ''remember the titans'' is corny, it's unabashedly, even generously so directed by boaz yakin from a screenplay by gregory allen howard, the film tells the true story of the t c williams high school titans in broad, accessible shorthand.
Remember the titans is a powerful film with incredible performances by both denzel washington and will patton 77 out of 87 found this helpful was this review helpful. As generic as a message movie can be, remember the titans is a stirring and gratifying true story which nonetheless plays like it was written by a computer and directed by someone consulting an instruction manual before every take. This movie is more than just about football, race relations and integration the lead characters excellently portray the human spirit, showing that everyone can overcome not just on the field but also in life.
Remember the titans is a good film, but one that should really have stood considering the subject the film displays if this wasn't released by disney, then maybe a much better movie would have been made. Remember the titans is a parable about racial harmony, yoked to the formula of a sports movie victories over racism and victories over opposing teams alternate so quickly that sometimes we're not sure if we're cheering for tolerance or touchdowns. Denzel washington should have held out for a better script before he signed on to star in remember the titans, but you can see why he wanted to do the movie: he gets to play martin luther king jr and vince lombardi rolled into one nostalgically omnipotent tough-love saint the picture, produced by jerry bruckheimer and based on a true story, is set in 1971, just after the alexandria, va, school board has been forced to integrate a local black school with a local white one.
Remember the titans should have focused more on him and let the uniting of the team play out in the back ground as a result of his efforts and determination scott : reviewed on: august 30th, 2015.
Denzel washington should have held out for a better script before he signed on to star in remember the titans, entertainment weekly movie review: 'remember the titans. Washington and patton are just two pieces of the puzzle, which makes remember the titans a real gem however, the strength and real beauty of remember the titans does not come from washington or patton, but the titan football players because they are the ones who give the strongest performances in the film.
Parents need to know that remember the titans tells the inspirational true story about the struggles and victories of a newly-integrated high school football team in 1971 alexandria, virginia as such, the film reflects the divisive nature of the times -- the film begins with a near-riot scene between african-americans and whites on the street separated by the police as bottles and windows break. Movie reviews for remember the titans mrqe metric: see what the critics had to say and watch the trailer.