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PHIL vs BILL Anyone unfamiliar with the recruiting gamesmanship of pro-football franchises in the United States should first watch this disc’s illuminating extras before playing the movie. It stars Kevin Costner as the Cleveland Browns’ general manager racing against the clock to revive his team’s fortunes while trying to escape the spectre of his legendary predecessor (his late father), coping with the unexpected prospect of becoming a father himself, and generally being offside with everyone. Draft Day is slickly made but is too inside-baseball, and not funny or dramatic enough, to be as memorable as Costner’s other sporting triumphs (Bull Durham, Field of Dreams, Tin Cup). -- Phil Wakefield.

Bill O’Byrne’s Bargain Bin Blues: Draft Day

Draft Day | Value for money: $$$ Directed by Ivan Reitman. Written by Scott Rothman, Rajiv Joseph. Starring Kevin Costner, Jennifer Garner, Denis Leary. $18.99 (Mighty Ape) This is one for the sports fans. And while you don’t have to be a fan of American football, it sure will help in your appreciation of Draft […]

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