So far, the higher seeds are knocking the lower seeds out of the tournament. First, No. 1 overall seed, The Blind Side, blew out the underDOG, No. 24 Air Bud: Golden Receiver. Then, in a much closer match up, the No. 2 seed, Brian's Song, took down No. 23 seed, Necessary Roughness.
It's time to move on to the next two movies in our tournament: No. 3 Remember The VS No. 22 Little
First a little about the match up:
No. 3 Remember The Titans is the true story of a Virginia high school in '70s that is being de-segregated. For the first time, white and black students will go to school together and play football together for the Titans. Newly appointed head coach Herman Boone must get the white and black student to not only play football together but live together and get along. He succeeds and brings an entire community together in support of the Titans.
This is where they fought the battle of Gettysburg. Fifty thousand men died right here on this field, fighting the same fight that we are still fighting among ourselves today. This green field right here, painted red, bubblin' with the blood of young boys. Smoke and hot lead pouring right through their bodies. Listen to their souls, men. I killed my brother with malice in my heart. Hatred destroyed my family. You listen, and you take a lesson from the dead. If we don't come together right now on this hallowed ground, we too will be destroyed, just like they were. I don't care if you like each other of not, but you will respect each other. And maybe... I don't know, maybe we'll learn to play this game like men.
Little Giants is the not so true story of Danny O'Shea and the pee-wee football team of misfits, including his daughter, that he coaches against his stuck up brother, ex-football star Kevin O'Shea. Can the Little Giants, which includes a quarterback discovered at a grocery story throwing rolls of toilet paper into a grocery cart, take on Kevin O'Shea'sto see who will win to be Urbania, Ohio's best pee-wee football team? I think so.
Well, wait a second, guys. Who said you had to be good to play football? You play football because you want to. You play football because it's fun. You play football so you could pretend you're Joe Montana throwing a touchdown pass, or Emmitt Smith going for a long run. And even if those Cowboys are better than you guys, even if they beat you 99 times out of 100, that still leaves...
Will the Little Giants beat the heavily favored Titans just like they beat the Cowboys or will Coach Boone allow the Titans to stomp all over the Little Giants during one of their pre-game dances?