Category Movies

Best US Sports-Themed Movies

Sports culture in the US has always been at a high level. Just based on the FanDuel Sportsbook review, you can see how many sports you can bet on in the country. Apart from betting and playing, sports are often seen on the big screen as well. In this article, we will take a look at some of the most popular sports-themed movies that have shaped the American culture and mesmerized worldwide audiences.

Rocky (1976)

You don’t need to be a boxing fan nor a movie-buff to know a thing or two about Rocky Balboa. This is not just a famous sports movie but also one of the most iconic flicks of the previous century. However, Rocky is not only a movie about boxing but also a story about a working-class guy who’s a small-time boxer dreaming big...

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Ocean’s Eleven Review

One thing that gamblers love doing when they’re not wagering is watch gambling movies and one of the greatest productions in this regard is the 2001 Ocean’s Eleven, directed by Steven Soderbergh and starring George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, and Matt Damon.

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Designed as a high-profile remake of the 1960 Rat Pack film of the same name, Ocean’s Eleven takes things to another level in terms of cinematography and turns the second-rate production into gold.

While the original Oce...

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Exciting Movies to Look Forward To in 2018

The 2018 release calendars of all major film studios are already known to the public and it seems that this year will be a big one for cinema, as a slate of exciting movies are set to come out. Below you can find a list of the productions we are looking forward to watch.

Black Panther (February 16). Based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name, Black Panther features the first black superhero T’Challa, who is the king of Wakanda, a fictional African nation. Like all good superhero movies, there is also a supervillain, played by Michael B. Jordan. He is an exiled prince whose rivalry with Black Panther will drag Wakanda into war.

Annihilation (February 23). Even if mutant sharks aren’t usually your cup of tea, Annihilation is a movie you can’t miss...

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Top 10 New Releases on Netflix (January 2018)

We created a top list of the latest movies added recently on Netflix UK, sorted by their IMDb rating. Also, for this list we payed attention to provide a proper mixture of genres.

  1. City of God (2002)

Genres: Crime, Drama, International

IMDb: 8.6

Set in Rio de Janeiro’s most notorious slum, the film tells a true story of a young man growing up on these violent streets. It is brutally honest, masterfully directed and emotionally gripping. In one word: breath-taking.

  1. Rain Man (1988)

Genres: Drama, Comedy

IMDb: 8.5

This classic follows a selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt (Tom Cruise) and his autistic brother Raymond (Dustin Hoffman) as they travel cross-country getting to know each other. The movie features one of the most iconic gambling scenes ever...

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The Oscars

download (1)The most prestigious and well-known movie event in the world, the American Academy of Motion Picture Awards ceremony (“Oscars”) takes place every year around February, with nominees being announced six weeks in advance. First presentend in 1929, it is the oldest entertainment awards ceremony. Nominees compete for the famous golden statuette in a number of categories, with the biggest hype revolving around the awards for the best picture, the best director and the best actor and actress in a leading role.

At the 88th Academy Awards ceremony, held this year, he winners were Spotlight, a socially engaged true-story jurnalism drama, director Alejandro G. Iñárritu for The Revenant, a dramatic, visceral film about one man’s quest to survive in the cruel northern wilderness, Leonardo DiCapr...

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Goon (2012) – with Seann William Scott

You don’t have to love ice hockey in order to enjoy this violent, yet charming rags-to-riches story. You will meet Doug Glatt (Seann William Scott), a good-natured guy working as a security guard at a bar in a small town in Massachusetts. Doug is aware that he is not the smartest cookie in the jar and feels like a black sheep in his brainy family. At times, his only support is his goofy, hockey-loving fried Pat (Jay Baruchel). Due to a lucky set of circumstances (punching a hockey player in the face real hard, splitting open his helmet) he becomes an enforcer for a minor league ice hockey team. His sole task is to beat up the opponents. All Doug wants is to belong somewhere and do something he is good at, and becoming a hockey player is more than he could ever dream for...

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Whip It (2009) – with Ellen Page, the star of Juno

If you are in the mood for a light and cheerful entertainment, you will enjoy this coming-of-age film about a young girl falling in love with the roller derby. Whip It is Drew Barrymore’s directorial debut, based on an autobiographical novel Derby Girl by Shauna Cross. The main character is Bliss Cavendar (Ellen Page, the star of Juno), a seventeen-year-old trying to escape the depressing monotony of her small-town life and just be herself. She goes to school, works as a waitress, and attends beauty pageant competitions at the behest of her mother, a former beauty queen. What she desperately wants however is to get away and live an exciting life of her own...

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The Longest Yard (1974) – Golden Globe The Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy

The Golden Globe winner in the category “The Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy”, this is another cult classic of the sports film genre, one of the biggest hits directed by pugnacious and caustic Robert Aldrich. The plot is characteristic of Hollywood, the center of the story being a prison football match between an underdog team of bandits and criminals against the team of their corrupt guards. Burt Reynolds is Paul Crewe: a former superstar quarterback with a problematic past and a devil-may-care attitude, who winds up in a Florida prison after crashing his girlfriend’s car. Prison warden Hazen (Eddie Albert) is a sadistic puppet master, obsessed with power, and a football fanatic who forces Crew to train other inmates to play against his own team made up of cops...

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