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Invictus Review

Sport as the great uniter of nations feels like a novel concept now. Just over a decade on from this feel-good rugby-based appeal from Clint Eastwood, and sport feels more fractured than ever. Perhaps it is the English game that feels that way, with intolerance and venom around every corner. Either way, Invictus has within it a focus on the great sport of rugby, and while that may take the spotlight away from what is essentially a biopic of Nelson Mandela (played by Morgan Freeman), it is at least fair to say the two are linked together by Eastwood in a way that feels dependable and interesting.  

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