Monday, June 5 2006
In a Jerry Bruckheimer sports movie, truth and good intentions have little chance against formula.
Monday, April 10 2006
For his part, Lasse Hallström likes the subtler strokes, as the scene when Redford sits in his truck and is unable to start it.
Friday, January 13 2006
Includes all the usual tricks of the genre, from vintage soundtrack and heart-pounding court action to excellent performances and heartfelt lessons underlined by teary eyes in close-up.
Tuesday, September 13 2005
For all its attention to fading landscapes and independence, cowboys and loyalties, the movie is more quaintly melodramatic than adventurous.
Friday, July 29 2005
Kara's a lovely, leggy, perfectly made-up figure whose primary purpose is to provide moral framing for the boys' brilliant strikes and calculations.