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'McFarland, USA' is about more than a team of runners and their coach

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In 1987, football coach Jim White (Kevin Costner) loses his job at a high school for losing his temper and throwing a shoe at a kid. It wasn't the first time. He is hired by the high school in McFarland in California's central valley as the assistant coach and life science teacher despite the principal's hesitation.

Preview: Sr. Rose Pacatte to present award at annual Razzie ceremony

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Movie critic Sr. Rose Pacatte covered her first red carpet event in January, scoring a spot in the media scrum at the Los Angeles premiere of Kevin Costner's new movie, "Black or White."

Watching the parade of stars and agents and handlers pass her by, she wondered if anyone would stop and talk to her.

"Who expects to see a nun there?" she figured.

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