“Wolves” is a movie about a kid getting a scholarship to play basketball at Cornell University. While Cornell doling out free rides for their mediocre team sounds like a fantasy, Michael Shannon shows up to make it real. Shannon is the gambling addict dad that wants to get a piece of the action. The kid wants to make his dad proud, but he also doesn’t want to lose his way of life to gambling on second-rate NCAA games. It’s good enough for a stream, but keep an eye on the basketball scenes. Whomever shot this knows the tempo of High School basketball.


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  • 2.40:1 standard definition transfer
  • Dolby Digital 5.1


  • 90%
    Video - 90%
  • 89%
    Audio - 89%
  • 92%
    Film Score - 92%

The Plot Thus Far

An 18-year-old basketball star who is being recruited by Cornell University seems to have it all figured out: captain of his team, a good student, has a longtime girlfriend and some good friends. But at home he’s struggling with his troubled father who has a gambling addiction. His mother tries to keep the family afloat but does so with great emotional and financial sacrifice.

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