It is so pleasurable to see talent like this being discovered. Yoast at first refuses Boone's offer, but is then tempted to join after the white players pledge to boycott the team if he doesn't participate. Campbell saw the fight and came to Bertier's rescue. I think in such a situation, a forceful style of leadership was a benefit in managing the boys than a hindrance. I enjoyed the two white guys who just kind of matter of factly walked into practice--Sunshine and Louis--who just wanted to play football. All told, the film soars high as an inspirational piece, not only for the mixed race community coming together plot's essential being, but in the crucial tale of one Gerry Bertier. By being on the team he was promising that he would work hard for the benefit of the team, which included the black players for whom he was supposed to block.
Really, the 1980s is the end of the era of even good sports movies and most of them about baseball! As is told in the film, the Titans did have what became known as the perfect season, whilst the bond formed between the black and white members most definitely existed. Should Coach Boone have taken the job in the first place or should he have insisted that Yoast get the job? It can be argued that Mr. Coach Boone is also known to possess many personality traits connected with charismatic leaders like vision. The issue is whether this was an unintended and subtle racist attitude because it was applied to blacks more than it was to whites. In spite of his success as head coach, racial issues follow Boone. You see this time after time in Hollywood movies before and after. He required them to ride as teams, defense on one bus and offense on the other, sitting white and black together.
He teaches his team that black or white, these men are a team, and that the only way to win is teamwork. You don't have to be an American football lover, just any sport, or activity. Even better than any of these put together, is the marvellous lead performance of Denzel Washington that was worth an Oscar, it seems as though in every film I've seen of his he manages to give a compelling performance and this includes the underrated Cry Freedom. In addition to Bertier and Campbell, the team was blessed with other players who helped bridge the racial divide. The only time the team came close to defeat was in the State final when we played another well integrated team. What could you possibly accomplish? Suggested Response: There is no correct answer to this question. The leadership styles of the two Titan coaches showed how the combination of a two different styles of leadership can complement each other and form a balance that allows a team to achieve ultimate success with the aid of key decision making and rightful delegation of authority.
Disney added some useless things to the story in which I am referring to how they said Ronnie Bass was homosexual which in real life he wasn't and never has been. Suggested Response: According to Coach Boone, winning was very important to the bonding experience, along with communication, and getting to know the other team members. The film takes two different groups of peoples, that hates each other to come together and win the league title. Suggested Response: There is no one agreed upon right of passage to adulthood in modern Western Society. The players represent a hotbed of racial tension, but as the team struggles toward unity and gridiron glory, Remember the Titans builds on several subplots and character dynamics to become an inspirational drama of Rocky-like proportions. . There is no one ritual and its value can depend upon whether the team wins or loses, whether the team is well managed or not, whether there is cheating or steroid use, etc.
Coach Boone was fine finding another staff member who was willing This was apparent when, upon boarding the busses to training camp, he noticed that the players had segregated themselves between each bus. We are sure there are more. It is an inspirational movie, making my blood boiling from the beginning to the end and teaching us that we are all equal no matter what race you are. They set him impossible standards, but rather than lose hope, he gets even more motivated to achieve. Without this motivation, Yoast would simply have left to advance his coaching career elsewhere.
However, racial hatred is difficult in a town busy celebrating the winning ways of its integrated football team with its integrated coaching staff. However, the fact that Disney decided to take on the topic at all astounds me. Tossing it out there like a football, this sport movie produced by Jerry Bruckheimer isn't really much about football, but preaching against racism. You're gonna need that, too. Yoast's daughter was extremely angry that her father was passed over for head coach.
Above all else, his drive and determination to win stands out as one of his most strongest element of his integrity. He also delegates the roles of leadership to Julius, a black player, and Bertier, a white player, in an attempt to make them roles models to the rest of the team. Campbell and Bertier's mother remained friends after Bertier died. Then she'd understand it all so much better. Jackson has been in so many movies that to this reviewer it seems like the writers have reached the point where they no longer bother naming a character, they just pencil in the margins that they have written a part for Jackson. There are distinct management and leadership styles portrayed in this movie.
As the team begins to understand each other Julius and Gerry's relationship thrives and they begin to treat each other with respect and kindness. List, in chronological order if you can, the key incidents in this film that show racial barriers being broken down. The team teaches the towns folk how to come together. Williams Titans of the 1990s were much different from the Titans of 1971. What is the proper role of the desire to win in high school and college sports? But when Coach Boone and Coach Yoast prove that the Titans are a winning team, the issue of race is erased and the true meaning of teamwork is born. I love how after this speech the team really takes it to heart and starts to come together. However, there were some intervening factors that added unusual and unexpected into the decision.