Proving there’s still some gas left in the boxing movie genre, ‘Southpaw’ is an emotional and entertaining look at a boxer’s struggle to reclaim his desire to fight both inside and outside the ring.
Out of all the niche sports dramas there’s not a lot of ways to say something new in a boxing movie. Considering how expertly the two signature films in the genre — ‘Rocky’ and ‘Raging Bull’ — covered the boxer’s journey of the fall of a champion and the making of a champion, there’s not a lot of gold to be mined for new material. Continue reading ‘Southpaw’ review – fighter shows punch left in boxing genre→
Rachel McAdams (36) – You’ve been kind of under the radar lately, but your stock is assured to shoot way up next year with your role in “True Detective.” Looking forward to seeing how you knock that out and what’s coming up beyond that major cable TV gig. Continue reading Birthday Wishes – Nov. 17 – Rachel McAdams→
For female moviegoers a little too mature to get swept away with Bella and Edward’s “Twilight” romance or boyfriends looking for an easy Valentine’s Day outing comes “The Vow,” an enjoyable romance drama featuring two of Hollywood’s prettiest proving powerful performances in a soon to be another cinematic classic love story. Continue reading Review: The Vow→