MTV Review: The Class Of '92
Six of the most successful British football players of all time as you’ve never seen them before...
UK Release Date: December 1st 2013
Running Time: 98 mins
Cast: David Beckham, Nicky Butt, Ryan Giggs, Gary Neville, Phil Neville, Paul Scholes (+ cameos from Eric Cantona, Tony Blair, Danny Boyle, Eric Harrison, Gary ‘Mani’ Mounfield and Zinedine Zidane)
Director(s): Benjamin & Gabe Turner
Plot: The cinematic documentary follows six of the Manchester United youth team from becoming regulars in the first team squad in 1992 to winning a historic treble seven years later. The story of their journey is set against the backdrop of significant musical and political changes of the 90’s.
Best Scene: Phil Neville describes his six month mission to master the step over, and the fits of laughter it was met with when he tried it in a game.
Best One Liner: Nicky Butt: “They put Scholesy in the tumble drier once”.
Date Movie or Mate Movie?: Mate movie.
Scene Stealer: Paul Scholes. In any scene featuring Paul Scholes.
Best WTF Moment: Maybe not technically ‘WTF’, but listening to the six friends recall the Champions League final of ’99 is a real spine tingler.
Summary: You don’t have to be a Man U – or even a football fan – to appreciate this doc. An amazing account of a magical time, underpinned by enduring friendship.
By James Barnes @mtvuknews