The devastating effects of head injuries in sports are detailed in Steve James' wrenching documentary. show more
Some of the film's more thought-provoking scenes involves games played at Chicago's Near North Elementary. The players are obviously emulating pro games they've seen on TV. It's not a "game" for them. They go for hard hits. show more
Finally, there's a sports movie for people who are caught between admiration and fear of athleticism. Neither a triumphant underdog like "Rudy" nor a total weepie like "The Pride of the Yankees," Head Games also deals with the illnesses and premature deaths of talented players. show more
I\'m a neuroscientist. This film is spot-on. Head trauma in sports is unnecessary.