Disney’s fact-based, sports-movie formula has become so drowsily familiar by now that watching another one of these films nearly serves as a sedative – if not outright
anesthesia. The only thing wrong with Glory Road – a dramatization of the 1966 season of the
Texas Western basketball team, which was the first to start five black players in the NCAA tournament – is the movie’s rote pattern. It’s a challenge to keep from snoring long before the final score.