Posts tagged "Warrior"

In Defense Of...Warrior

In Defense Of...Warrior
“In Defense Of…” is a series of posts spotlighting the overlooked, underappreciated, and unfairly maligned movies of our time. Films given the “In Defense Of” treatment so far include The Next Three Days, Multiplicity, Speed Racer, Meet Joe Black, Alfie (2004), MacGruber, The Island, The Cable Guy, and The Last Castle. BY MATT CAMPOBASSO, special... Read more »

Movie Revue: Red State, Warrior, Bronson, Orgy, Guard, Brother's Keeper

Movie Revue: Red State, Warrior, Bronson, Orgy, Guard, Brother's Keeper
September 2-5 PICKS OF THE WEEK Warrior (****).  A totally rousing sports drama and nuanced, affecting family drama all rolled into one.  Tom Hardy and Joel Edgerton should become household names based on the strength of their performances here.  Nearly impossible to dislike.  In Theaters September 9. Bronson (****).  This one’s been in my Netflix queue... Read more »

Sneak Peek: Warrior (**** out of 5 stars)

Sneak Peek: Warrior (**** out of 5 stars)
The rousing new sports drama, Warrior, starts out quiet and slow.  Director Gavin O’Connor (Miracle) shoots intimate character-driven scenes of dialogue in a handheld, naturalistic way.  For a while there, the audience is content just getting wrapped up in the lives of the two brothers who are the focus of the film.  Tommy (Inception’s Tom... Read more »
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