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Foxcatcher (2014) by The Critical Movie Critics
Foxcatcher (2014) by The Critical Movie Critics
Foxcatcher (2014) by The Critical Movie Critics

Movie Trailer: Foxcatcher (2014)

The makeup may not look the best, but the early buzz says the acting by the three main players is in Sony Pictures’ biographical drama, Foxcatcher. Based on a true story, it chronicles the highs and the very lows of the r...
Grudge Match (2013) by The Critical Movie Critics
Grudge Match (2013) by The Critical Movie Critics
Grudge Match (2013) by The Critical Movie Critics

Movie Trailer: Grudge Match (2013)

Well now I’ve seen it all. In Warner Bros. upcoming sporting comedy, Grudge Match two 70-year old men are putting on the gloves and duking it out in the ring. Okay, technically only one of them is 70 (that being Robert De...

Rush (2013) by The Critical Movie Critics
Rush (2013) by The Critical Movie Critics
Rush (2013) by The Critical Movie Critics

Movie Review: Rush (2013)

Formula 1 isn’t often considered movie material for two main reasons: Firstly, recreating such high-speed action in a way that’s even close to reality is incredibly difficult, and secondly, these races last somewhere around 60 ...
42 (2013) by The Critical Movie Critics
42 (2013) by The Critical Movie Critics
42 (2013) by The Critical Movie Critics

Movie Review: 42 (2013)

Making a film based upon an iconic figure, such as Lincoln or Gandhi, forces one to walk a thin line between legend and humanization. How do we show the warts (no pun intended in Honest Abe’s case) and foibles and yet sti...

Chasing Mavericks (2012) by The Critical Movie Critics
Chasing Mavericks (2012) by The Critical Movie Critics
Chasing Mavericks (2012) by The Critical Movie Critics

Movie Review: Chasing Mavericks (2012)

To be blunt and to the point, the best surfing film is “The Endless Summer,” maybe followed by “Big Wednesday.” The heart-tugging “Soul Surfer” may also be your cup of tea, as well. Unfortuna...

Movie Review: Undefeated (2011)

North Memphis looks rough. Its houses are collapsing, its public infrastructure is crumbling, and its prospects on the horizon look like its bringing more of the same. Undefeated says life in North Memphis was not always like t...

Movie Review: Moneyball (2011)

Much like athletes, who run on daily workouts, strict diets, and practice, sports films operate on inspiration. And there’s something about the genre that makes grown men cry their eyes out. Perhaps it’s the machism...

Movie Review: Warrior (2011)

There’s nothing that makes a grown man cry like a good sports movie. It might be the love of the competition or a nostalgic recapturing of the dreams most young boys have of being a giant sports star with ultimate glory i...