Tag Archive: sports

Review: “The Longest Ride”

The latest Nicholas Sparks novel-turned-film is a terribly uneven effort. It has its moments of charm, but they’re far outnumbered by bland performances, shallow characterization, and worn-out clichés.

Review: “McFarland, USA”

Yes, it’s another Kevin Costner sports movie, but don’t let that turn you away from “McFarland, USA.” Earnestly told and beautifully shot, it’s a remarkable story that’s worth your time and attention.

Clueless Movie Reviews: “RUSH”

When all is said and done, RUSH will stand among Ron Howard’s most acclaimed films. Built with his eye and passion for historical detail and his talent for visual storytelling, and fueled by breakthrough dramatic performances by Chris Hemsworth and Daniel Brühl, the film never fails to captivate as it relates the story of two men who brought out the best and worst in each other as they battled to dominate their sport in the early 1970s.