Articles Posted in the " Sport " Category

  • Knocked For Six (15) Film Review

    Dir. Boyd Hicklin, Australia, 2013, 92 mins Cast: Steve Curry, Brendan Cowell, Damon Gameau, Brenton Thwaites, David Lyons Review by Chris Lockie To some, the idea of a movie about cricket is about as appealing as Monty Panesar in an England shirt*. That line alone should be enough to whittle down the number of people […]


  • Grudge Match (12A) Home Entertainment Review

    We all have our crosses to bear, but none so much as the self-deprecating boxer who gripes over never having hit his prime or getting KO’d in the final seconds of a certain victory; as this is a bitter pill to swallow when it comes to retirement from the sport. But wait, what happens if they do get that chance to have another shot at glory and settle that oldest of scores – the grudge match?


  • Ginga: The Soul of Brasilian Football (15) Home Entertainment Review

    Releasing a documentary titled Ginga in the UK may sound like another loony UKIP policy, but this details the mysterious “gift” Brasilian footballers possess. Following kids from different areas, exploring the culture they come from, it attempts to explain just why the country produces such talent year after year.




  • The Kick (15) | DVD Review

    It’s been ten years since we were blindingly befuddled by the jaw-dropping Muay Thai feats of Tony Jaa in Ong Bak. Now maverick director Prachya Pinkaew


  • 9.79* (PG) | Close-Up FIlm DVD Review

    Anyone old enough to recall the 1988 Summer Olympics is likely to have one abiding memory from the Seoul games. Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson won the men’s 100 metres


  • Rush (15) | Close-Up FIlm Review

    Rush gets off the starting line at the Nürburgring circuit, the setting for the German Grand Prix, a few weeks past the half-way point of the 1976 season.


  • 42 (PG) | Close-Up Film Review

    With the roll call of iconic sports personalities who had either tumultuous or groundbreaking career narratives that were rife for the silver screen -



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