Believing that the lives of an everyday family would be relatable to Americans in a way that existing TV shows were not, filmmakers set out to chronicle the life of the Louds, a seemingly “perfect family.” Once filming began though, the strain in the Loud’s marriage, the ups and downs of raising five children, as [...]
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It’s been over fifteen years since Judge Dredd graced the big screen and brought Sylvester Stallone’s career to a screeching halt. Up to that point, Judge Dredd was Stallone’s biggest film in terms of scope and budget and it bombed hard in the U.S. Was it really that bad? It all depends on who you [...]
This story about a legendary horse and the family that owned him is a perfect fit for the big screen but unfortunately, this is one race that Secretariat lost due to following Seabiscuit who stole a lot of his thunder. Secretariat has a great cast (Diane Lane, John Malkovitch, Scott Glenn, James Cromwell and a [...]
The best way I can describe this film is “very Disney.” It follows all the rules of the inspiring, Disney-produced, sports film, based on a true story. You have a few underdogs, characters with determination, the wild card mentor character, the skeptical stand by characters, the arrogant former champions, and even a “magical negro character.” [...]