Monday, June 5 2006
In a Jerry Bruckheimer sports movie, truth and good intentions have little chance against formula.
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.
Monday, November 1 2004
Plays like the last two minutes of all the worst episodes of Frasier stitched together.
Sunday, January 1 1995
Facing his boys on the basketball court, where they go to sweat, score, and hash out their 'stuff', Terry (Shemar Moore) argues -- none too convincingly -- that his settling down is a sign of his maturity. The others are unconvinced. And so they go on to talk about it. A lot.
With 'Brother', his first English language film, Takeshi Kitano again examines the violent intimacy of the yakuza 'brotherhood.'"