When a devastating hit knocks a professional football legend and quarterback Cap Rooney out of the game, a young, unknown third-stringer is called in to replace him.
BY NOW YOU KNOW that the past few years have been extraordinary ones in the life of Taylor Swift.
Even if you have only casual knowledge of Swift’s music—there may be six or seven souls left on the planet who can’t sing all the words to “Shake It Off”—you’re aware that Swift has become not only one of the most successful recording artists ever, but also an unrivaled power broker who has prevailed in a volatile media economy and brought today’s music overlords to heel.
Swift’s 2015 stare-down of Apple—she declined to put her hit album on Apple’s nascent streaming-music service when the company said it would not pay artists during its initial launch; Apple changed its policy immediately and paid everyone—was a seismic example of a single artist’s toppling corporate might.
At 26, Swift is world famous, wealthy, critically celebrated, a style influencer, and a cultural movement unto herself, recognizable everywhere she goes. And yet today, in this chapel atop a hill in Reading, Pennsylvania, Swift is none of those things.
The supporting cast was also incredible with great performances from Cameron Diaz, LL Cool J, James Woods, and surprisingly John C. It is very rare to find a great dramatic football movie but this is definitely one those small few.
Forget what the critics said about Collateral or Ray being the beginning for Jamie Foxx. Willie Beaman is a complex character and Foxx nailed the part. He played the part to perfection and out shined the great Al Pacino.Christina's driving desire to prove herself in a male dominated world is intensified by her focus on the... Overall, this is one of the greatest sports movies of all time and it is highly enjoyable for adult audiences. After a serious knee injury following a car accident, Burt Reynolds’ dreams of becoming a star football player came to an end.However, Reynolds found a path to stardom through an unexpected therapeutic means of acting.His stunning performance over several games is so outstanding and fresh it seems to augur a new era in the history of this Miami franchise, and forces aging coach Tony D'Amato to reevaluate his time-tested values and strategies and begin to confront the fact that the game, as well as post-modern life may be passing him by.