NORTH DALLAS FORTY looked at the tainted world of professional football, then came THE NATURAL, with its story of a baseball player who struggles against external corruption and his own demons to emerge victorious. Following in their wake was SPIKER, an unflinching look at the world of
men's volleyball, and it'll be hard for anyone who isn't interested in the sport to maintain an interest in this movie--which contains some great volleyball footage, but a rather predictable plotline. Michael Parks plays the tough-as-nails coach who turns a group of green kids into a lean, mean
Olympic volleyball playin' machine. Along the way a few personal crises arise among the te...