• Posts Tagged ‘Sports’

    Grudge Match

    by  • January 7, 2014 • Movie Reviews and Features

    Directed by: Peter Segal Starring: Robert De Niro, Sylvester Stallone, Kim Bassinger, Kevin Hart, Jon Bernthal, LL Cool J, Alan Arkin Rated: PG-13 for sports action violence, sexual content and language As the baby boomers age, both indie movies and Hollywood studios have started paying attention, creating out more projects about older characters, often...

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    Moneyball

    by  • September 27, 2011 • Movie Reviews and Features, Writing

    Directed by: Bennett Miller Starring: Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Chris Pratt, Robin Wright, Stephen Bishop Rated: PG-13 for some strong language A movie about the pioneering use of cost-benefit analysis in baseball shouldn't be exciting, but somehow, "Moneyball" is. It traces the efforts of general manager Billy Beane to turn around the failing Oakland...

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    Warrior

    by  • September 13, 2011 • Movie Reviews and Features, Writing

    Directed by: Gavin O’Connor Starring: Tom Hardy, Joel Edgerton, Nick Nolte, Jennifer Morrison Rated: PG-13 for sequences of intense mixed martial arts fighting, some language and thematic material. Films in which boxing or other forms of physical violence stand in for verbal communication between men are hardly new, but "Warrior" sets its conversation-with-fists in the Mixed Martial...

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