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”
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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”
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?”