Warrior (2011)

Warrior_2011

US Title:
Warrior
Year:
2011
Country:
US
Director:
Gavin O’Connor


What’s It About?
Two estranged brothers, one a former marine and the other a public school teacher, enter a mixed martial arts tournament.

Short Review: 100 Words or Less (no spoilers)
This movie is awesome. It’s so good and so moving. The script is great, the story is beautiful, and the acting is superb. Joel Edgerton and Tom Hardy give powerhouse performances as brothers reluctantly forced to confront each other and their dark pasts. The supporting cast is also stellar, particularly Nick Nolte, Jennifer Morrison and Frank Grillo. Emotionally, this movie hits all the right notes and then some. Plus, the ending is absolutely perfect. This movie can reduce a man to tears. Heavy tears. (Also, I’ve listened to The National’s About Today probably a thousand times thanks to this film.)

Final Grade: A

Tagonomy
Genre:
Tags:
More Info:


Thanks for reading!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s