Earlier this year, we told you about a documentary called The Battered Bastards of Baseball that played at the Sundance Film Festival and was popular with movie bloggers and critics. The film is about the Portland Mavericks, an independent minor league team that existed from 1973 to 1977. Two of the well-known names to play for the Mavericks were Jim Bouton and actor Kurt Russell...
Netflix is really killing it these days and it looks like they’ve hit another home run (see what I did there?) with their documentary, “The Battered Bastards of Baseball”. It’s the story of the Portland Mavericks, owned by Bing Russell (father of Kurt Russell), an upstart independent minor league baseball team. It looks like what they did was magical and I can’t wait to...
Other than boxing, no sport seems better suited to the movies than baseball. In recent years, that's given us gems like Moneyball, but also duds like Trouble with the Curve.
Does baseball lend itself to film because the game has so much space within the action that can be filled with amusing stories and cinematic moments? Perhaps baseball movies just tap into that feeling...
Movies about con artists and grifters are big at the moment, and one of the most interesting upcoming releases looks to be The Art of the Steal, starring Kurt Russell and Matt
January 12, 2014
Bundled in coats, gloves and winter hats, the Virginia soccer team gathered in a circle.
The players were rubbing their hands to stay warm Thursday when freshman Riggs Lennon walked to the middle of the huddle. It was time for some oratory.
He recited the entire speech from the movie ''Miracle on Ice'' in which Kurt Russell, playing the role of coach Herb Brooks...
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December 12, 2013
Aaron Paul stars in a trailer for Need for Speed while Kurt Russell hits the set of Fast & Furious 7. (At least it might…
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September 25, 2013
According to Variety, Kurt Russell is in negotiations with Universal to grab a major part in the next Fast and the Furious movie. Russell has been on the down low a little bit for a few years but this will be a huge role for him to take on.
With Russell’s impressive resume and range, it’s easy to see why Universal pursued him. They also pursued Denzel Washington, which shows...
Of all the sports movies out there based on fact no movie depicts a more epic event in history of sports than ‘Miracle‘. For such a dramatic game it’s not wonder it started with one of the best speeches of all-time.
Love the delivery by Kurt Russell here. What we find about these speeches that makes them so good is that they are brutally honest. Love the speech.
Thunder Treats sent over this Big Trouble In Little China: Keep Kurt Russell In The Dark compilation. One of the greatest cinematic masterpieces is littered with questions. All of them...
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