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The Fighter

There are just a handful of good boxing movies, but The Fighter must be ranked among them.

This 2010 film written by Scott Silver, Paul Tamasy, and Eric Johnson is based on the true story of two brothers who each attained some degree of success in the world of boxing.  526 more words

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Charlie Countryman - True Love Hasn't Been This Wrong

Seriously, Charlie Countryman could have been 10 times greater if Matt Drake, the scenarist, didn’t try to mix up every genres; fantastic, thriller, romance, comedy; my head hurts. 322 more words


The Angriest Man in Brooklyn (2014)

D: Phil Alden Robinson / 92m

Cast: Robin Williams, Mila Kunis, Peter Dinklage, Melissa Leo, Hamish Linklater, Chris Gethard, Bob Dishy, Isiah Whitlock Jr, James Earl Jones, Richard Kind, Daniel Raymont… 899 more words


Movie Review - Frozen River (2008)

Director: Courtney Hunt

Stars: Melissa Leo, Misty Upham, Charlie McDermott

Ray (Leo) is a struggling mother with a disappearing, gambling addict husband. She’s being pulled from all sides and it’s just before Christmas. 295 more words

Trailer Time: The Judge (2014) Robert Downey Jr.

I get excited when the actor with probably the best track record for choosing projects in the last five years, emerges with a passion project.  I’m especially excited that it’s not a franchise film.   78 more words


Frozen River

There are a lot of great movies that somehow never make it into the public eye and Frozen River is one of those films. It deserves to be seen–and probably deserved a lot more national attention than what it actually got. 393 more words

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