Tag Archives: Sports

Draft Day (2014)

★1/2
I think we should schedule an intervention for Kevin Costner. He is too good to be in movies this bad. Continue reading

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42 (2013)

★★★
And still, at the end of the day, I find enough to like about 42 to give it a begrudging recommendation. Continue reading

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Warrior (2011)

[Rating:3.5/5]
“I enjoyed ‘Warrior’ immensely…and despite a blatant effort to rip at my heartstrings, I am surprised this film could not find a bigger audience.” Continue reading

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Moneyball (2011)

[Rating:4/5]
“…Bennett Miller has again crafted a terrific film, astute and confident in the story it wants to tell.” Continue reading

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Win Win (2011)

[Rating:4/5]
“…smart, engaged, and cognizant of the world it lives in.” Continue reading

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Soul Surfer (2011)

[Rating:2.5/5]
“…far from a bad movie, it just feels dishonest.” Continue reading

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Fighter, The (2010)

[Rating:4/5]
“Wahlberg’s work was not in vain, as ‘The Fighter’ is definitely worth the wait.” Continue reading

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Secretariat (2010)

[Rating:3/5]
“…a fine and acceptable family movie that tells the tale of two unconventional figures from American sports history in a most ordinary and conventional way.” Continue reading

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Invictus (2009)

[Rating:3.5/5]
“…”Invictus” succeeds in spotlighting an overlooked moment in a troubled country’s rebirth.” Continue reading

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