Eddie: Directed by Steve Rash. With Whoopi Goldberg, Frank Langella, Dennis Farina, Richard Jenkins. Coincidences lead to the New York Knicks, getting its loudest fan, Edwina "Eddie" Franklin (Whoopi Goldberg), as coach. Season victory?
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It's a comedy about basketball, and Whoopi is good in it. She pulls off Eddie with that style that's all her own. For the basketball fans, there are some real-life players that make cameos, my favorite of which is Mugsy.
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Nonetheless, limousine driver and rabid fan Edwina "Eddie" Franklin (Whoopi Goldberg) attends every Knicks game in the nosebleed section of Madison Square Garden. During halftime of a game, Eddie is one of three fans picked to win a chance to be the honorary assistant coach of the Knicks for the second half by sinking a free throw, which she does.
Chauffeur Edwina "Eddie" Franklin (Whoopi Goldberg) is fanatical about the New York Knicks basketball team.
After watching the film, legendary ESPN broadcaster Dick Vitale commented, “Fathers. Sons. The game of basketball. For anyone who has ever loved them, this is a must-see film.” Skip Bayless, of Fox Sports said, “I’ve long been an Eddie Sutton fan, but I found EDDIE riveting for reasons that transcended just coaching basketball.
Focus has released a trailer for its basketball drama Boogie, which hails from writer-director Eddie Huang, the creator of Fresh Off the Boat.
Eddie Sutton movie explores rise and fall of legendary basketball coach Eddie Sutton led Oklahoma State to a pair of Final Four appearances during his tenure in Stillwater. AP Photo/Charlie Riedel