August 17, 2011, - 1:06 am
A few weeks ago, I attended a special critics’ screening of “Warrior.” The movie debuts in theaters on Friday, September 9th–auspiciously, the same weekend as the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 Islamic terrorist attacks on America. The studio gave me permission to promote “Warrior” now. ‘Cuz I love it. It’s one of the best movies of the year, if not the best. It’s about heroism, maturity, sacrifice, and redemption. It’s patriotic, uplifting, and full of suspense, thrills, and heart-pounding action. Not surprisingly, “Warrior” is made by the director of one of my other favorite sports movies, “Miracle” (Read my review). And I can’t wait for you to see it. This is my kind o’ movie!
Every time a new boxing movie comes out, you hear a lot of bloated hype that it’s “the next Rocky,” bandied about. It’s always a fraud, as no boxing movie I’ve seen has yet been the next “Rocky” . . . until this. But this involves MMA (mixed martial arts), which has basically replaced the once popular pure boxing format that’s been dying out. I’ll post my full review on the 9th. ‘Til then, watch the trailer:
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