However rote and derivative the genre may seem, the underdog sports movie still has the capacity to overwhelm even the most cynical critical urges with the pure power of triumphant emotion. Rocky did it. Hoosiers did it. And believe it or not, the Ultimate Fighting Championship movie Warrior does it as well. Thanks to an excellent cast, increasingly fantastic fight scenes and a script where the sincerity far outshines the [...]

By on November 1, 2011

The first year of the new millennium, 2001, sure gave moviegoers a number of reasons to smile: the release of the first Harry Potter, the first Lord of the Rings, the first Ocean’s Eleven remake and the first Shrek. These entertaining films established the beginnings of many beloved (and some not so beloved) sequels bestowed upon us between then and now. Another franchise waiting to happen in 2001 [...]

By on September 15, 2010
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