• 2008-04-16
  • By Marge Tubalkain-Trell
Director: George Clooney"Leatherheads" isn't just a screwball romance. It's a story about the love of football itself. You can tell that Clooney, who also directed the film, really loves the game and it is this passion that imbues the film and stops it from being a complete mess.Back in the 1920s, professional American football was a ramshackle affair. Teams were made up from farmers, miners and other industrial workers who played in front of a handful of people and the odd cow.Dodge Connolly(George Clooney) is an aging football player. His team, "Duluth Bulldogs" is facing closure ...
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