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Film Review - Swing Away


There’s very little in “Swing Away” that’s going to surprise viewers. It’s not the type of film that’s interested in extremity to make an impression, reaching to shock people with a particular sense of mischief. It’s comfort food cinema from director Michael A. Nickles (who portrayed Jim Morrison in “Wayne’s World 2”), who offers a mild sports dramedy that’s less about the minutiae of golf and more about The Hang in Greece, where gorgeous locations are everywhere and the story politely details a rejuvenation of spirit. “Swing Away” is light, perhaps too light for some, but for those in the mood for a charming tale of community interaction, Greek soulfulness without the “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” amplification, and golf, the feature delivers exactly what it initially promises. It’s not a major endeavor, but it goes down easy enough.  Read the rest at


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