Bang the Drum Slowly stars a young Robert DeNiro playing a professional baseball catcher with Hodgkin’s Disease. Remarkably, it's a very funny movie that's less about death than about the world of baseball.
I’m not here to tell you that Major League is a great movie. What it is is a very funny movie. There are moments of outrageous, explosive, kick-the-legs-out-from-under-you humor that leave viewers gasping for breath between laughs.