Champions–an English-language remake of Spanish Goya Award-winning Campeones–is an inspirational sports comedy about basketball. It’s pretty sad that we live in a world where more often than not, it’s the English-language remake that gets someone to watch the film. That’s not to say that I don’t get it because I do. I know people that refuse to watch subtitled movies just because. At the same time, I always have a fear that the subtitles and…"Champions: An Inspirational Sports Comedy"
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The War with Grandpa is a cringe-worthy comedy that doesn’t really break new ground on the genre nor offer anything we haven’t seen before. The antics in The War with Grandpa draw along similar lines to Home Alone. A key difference being that the two at war are family members. In spite of the cast, this film simply isn’t good. While Rob Riggle is a natural comedian, Robert De Niro has shown in both Meet…"The War with Grandpa: Raise the White Flag"
Tin Cup has joined the Warner Brothers Archive Collection with a newly issued Blu-ray coming just one year shy of the film’s 25th anniversary. Kevin Costner is the master of sports films over the last three decades and then some. He starred in a trio of baseball films: Bull Durham, Field of Dreams, and the lesser-appreciated For the Love of the Game. In Tin Cup, Costner reteams with Bull Durham director Ron Shelton to make…"Tin Cup Gets A Warner Archive Reissue"
With a photo-realistic adaptation on the way, beloved Disney animated classic The Lion King celebrated 25 years last month. Once upon a time, filmmakers John Musker and Ron Clements passed on doing The Lion King. Their loss is Roger Allers and Rob Minkoff’s gain. While the duo went on to give us Aladdin, they felt that nobody wanted to see a movie about lions in the jungle. How did this work out? Not only would…"The Lion King: A Beloved Disney Animated Classic"
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