The script attempts to take a full look at the dangerous effects that a singular focus on sports can have on a person but comes up short in providing the necessary depth to tackle these issues correctly.
The crowd roars. That familiar voice blares across the stadium, “Ladies and gentlemen, presenting the Michigan marching band ... Band, take the field!” It’s a ritual, a Saturday morning tradition, and has been the central hub of activity in Ann Arbor on weekends for almost a hundred years. It’s a University football game at “The Big House,” the largest football stadium in North America, and now the one with an equally large and ambitious documentary to boot.