Tagged: Sports Movies

VIDEO: Wimbledon (2004)

No, not the tournament, it’s Wimbledon, the tennis-based romantic comedy! You know, the one where a last-hope English dude (hooray, Paul Bettany!) wins Wimbledon and has sex with a hot American player? That one. And… hold on just a second. Does that random extra playing a ball boy look a bit… familiar to anyone else?

VIDEO: Bend It Like Beckham (2002)

Ursa dips her toe into the weird and wonderful world of women’s soccer (or as Ursa calls it for some reason, “football”) and Sikh culture. With Spice Girls references, Keira Knightley, football montages, and a lead character who’s secretly a Disney princess, this is Bend It Like Beckham!

VIDEO: Chinango (2009)

Renegado takes a look at Chinango, allegedly the first Latin American martial arts movie ever made. Filmed in Mexico in 2006, and not released until 2009, Renegado finds out if this movie measures up with other entries in the martial arts genre, or if he has another Undefeatable on his hands.

VIDEO: Rocky Balboa (2006)

Cheapus steps into the ring for the Sylvester Stallone-directed final entry in the Rocky series, where the now 60 year old boxer makes a surprising comeback (as does the actor playing him). Rocky fans get everything they expect: Burt Young, a training montage set to “Gonna Fly Now”, and both Rocky and Sly overcoming the odds.