Its Robert Redford’s 79th Birthday. Here are my Top Ten Robert Redford Films.

  10: The Horse Whisperer: When teenage Grace (Scarlett Johansson) is traumatized by a riding accident that badly injures her horse, her mother Annie (Kristin Scott Thomas), a high-powered New York magazine editor, realizes Grace will only recover once the horse is healed. She takes them both to a secluded Montana ranch, where legendary “horseContinue reading “Its Robert Redford’s 79th Birthday. Here are my Top Ten Robert Redford Films.”

Big Year for Boxing Movies Pt.2

The Boxer is about Terry Flynn played by, three time Oscar Winner for Best Actor, Daniel Day-Lewis. Terry takes the rap for his IRA friends and ends up in prison for 14 years. He gets out and tries to rebuild his life in his old Belfast neighborhood. Emily Watson plays his childhood friend who marry’sContinue reading “Big Year for Boxing Movies Pt.2”

Big Year for Boxing movies Pt. 1

The Boxing movie genre has been a good one over the years. Some of the great movies of all times have been ones based on boxing movies. Directors like Martin Scorsese,Ron Howard,Micheal Mann, David O. Russell and Robert Wise have made movies based on boxing legends like Jake LaMotta,Gentleman Jim Braddock, Irish Mickey Ward, MuhammedContinue reading “Big Year for Boxing movies Pt. 1”

Who doesn’t love western’s?

Ever since I was a kid I watched westerns on TV38 in Boston. It was a local channel that had movies on Saturday mornings. One week it would be gangster movies and another week it would be monster movies. On holidays such as Halloween or Christmas they would have Halloween movies or Christmas movies. EveryContinue reading “Who doesn’t love western’s?”

Will there ever be another Sports Movie to win the Best Picture Oscar?

The idea that a sports movie can win an Academy Award is pretty far fetched. The fact is there are only two Best Picture Academy Award winners. The first to win  the award was  the original Rocky starring Sylvester Stallone. He also wrote the film as well. John G. Avildsen won the Oscar for directingContinue reading “Will there ever be another Sports Movie to win the Best Picture Oscar?”