Richard Jewell is a tale of heroism, woe, and frustration that serves as a reminder of life before the world’s innocence was shattered one fateful evening in 1996.
When I saw this film at AFI Fest, it played to a packed house. It wasn’t one of the films I was especially looking forward to. But I found it enjoyable in the absurd humor and the idiocy of the characters.
Over a million athletes worldwide train for the Olympics, but only about one percent achieve that goal. These stories are much different than much of what American and Canadian viewers will see on their TVs during the games.