Sunday, June 7, 2020

Tag: Janina Gavankar

Way Back, The (2020)

Title: The Way Back
Rating: R
Directed by: Gavin O’Connor
Written by: Brad Ingelsby and Gavin O’Connor
Starring: Ben Affleck, Al Madrigal, Michaela Watkins, Janina Gavankar, Glynn Turman, Brandon Wilson, Will Ropp, Charles Lott Jr., and Melvin Gregg
Release Date: 3/6/2020
Running Time: 108 minutes

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Jack Cunningham (Ben Affleck) once had a life filled with promise. In high school, he was a basketball phenom with a full university scholarship, when suddenly, for reasons unknown, he walked away from the game, forfeiting his future. Now years later, Jack is spiraling down, triggered by an unspeakable loss, costing him his marriage and any hope for a better life.

When he is asked to coach the basketball team at his alma mater, which has fallen far since his glory days, he reluctantly accepts, surprising no one more than himself. As the boys start to come together as a team and win, Jack may have finally found a reason to confront the demons that have derailed him. But will it be enough to fill the void, heal the deep wounds of his past, and set him on the road to redemption?


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Patrick, Kaelaine, Simeon, Dominic, and Jesse for this submission


Blindspotting (2018)

Title: Blindspotting
Rating: R
Directed by: Carlos López Estrada
Written by: Rafael Casal, and Daveed Diggs
Starring: Daveed Diggs, Rafael Casal, and Janina Gavankar
Release Date: 6/27/2018
Running Time: 95 minutes

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Lifelong friends Daveed Diggs and Miles (Rafael Casal) co-wrote and star in this timely and wildly entertaining story about the intersection of race and class, set against the backdrop of a rapidly gentrifying Oakland.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Tony for this submission