'When the Game Stands Tall' 3 stars

August 21, 2014 7:33 PM

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'When the Game Stands Tall' 3 stars

Thomas Carter's film follows what happens after the longest winning streak in American history comes to an end. The stories are interesting, but Jim Caviezel is too low-key as the coach.

Not in a narrative sense, anyway. "When the Games Stands Tall" is the story of the De La Salle High School football team in Concord, Calif., which won 151 consecutive games from 1992 to 2004. Had director Thomas Carter, whose film is based on the book by Neil Hayes, simply chronicled the Streak, as ...

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