Sometimes a casting director has their work cut out for them, and sometimes it’s barely even work. Consider this a case of the latter, as mercurial actor… 198 more words
Tags » Sports Drama
Directed by: Martin Scorsese || Produced by: Irwin Winkler, Robert Chartoff
Screenplay by: Paul Schrader, Mardik Martin || Starring: Robert de Niro, Cathy Moriarty, Joe Pesci, Nicholas Colasanto, Theresa Saldana, Frank Vincent, Mario Gallo, Frank Adonis, Johnny Barnes… 1,171 more words
Must Watch Movie!
Warrior (2011) is an amazingly well-crafted drama, studded with powerful performances by Tom Hardy, Nick Nolte and others. It has a sports backdrop (mixed martial arts or MMA) and the second half focuses on a winner-takes-it-all MMA contest, but what makes it stand out is the nature of the emotional connect that the director, Gavin O’Connor (Pride and Glory) creates, and the manner in which the movie goes beyond winning and losing. 10 more words
Captivating performances help ignite this slow yet striking adaptation of real events…
Mark Schultz (Channing Tatum) is an Olympic wrestler. Living in the shadow of his brother and fellow Olympic wrestlerDave (Mark Ruffalo), Mark agrees to train under wealthy philanthropist John du Pont (Steve Carell). 451 more words