Tag Archives: Sports Drama

Southpaw (2015) ☆☆☆(3/4): A predictable sports melodrama galvanized by Gyllenhaal

To be frank with you, “Southpaw” brings nothing new to its genre as dutifully following many familiar conventions of its genre. First, we have a tough boxer riddled with personal demons, and we already know he must confront them sooner … Continue reading

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Moneyball (2011) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : A sports drama operated by numerical analysis

The underdog sports dramas are usually about fighting against all odds for win, but “Moneyball” is a different kind of underdog sports drama – it is about managing with odds and numbers for win. For assembling the baseball team with … Continue reading

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