MileSplit's Hit Rewind Podcast: Rewatching McFarland, USA

* Photo Credit: Walt Disney Studios promo image

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In the first episode of MileSplit's Hit Rewind Podcast, a discussion breaking down famous running movies, Cory, Parker and special guest Eddie Navarro -- Parker's dad -- dive into Disney's McFarland, USA, a film based on a true story featuring a small cross country team from the San Joaquin Valley in California.  

    Run of Show:

    • The first episode of Hit Rewind, MileSplit's movie podcast [0:15]
    • Watching McFarland, USA for the first time [0:45]
    • The surprise success of McFarland, USA's theater run in the U.S. [3:00]
    • Did this movie hit the spot? [5:00]
    • Where does this fit within our all-time scale of favorite running movies? [9:20]
    • How realistic is McFarland, USA as a running movie? [16:00]
    • Our favorite scenes from the movie [20:00]
    • What the critics said [25:00]
    • Does Kevin Costner get it right as Coach White? [27:50]
    • If we were to re-cast Coach White again, who should get the role? [31:10]
    • Did McFarland, USA try to fit too many storylines into the movie? [33:45]
    • Our personal ranking of the movie [37:20]