Semi-Tough (1977)

Semi-Tough is Burt Reynolds second stint as a professional football player on the big screen. After starring in The Longest Yard four years prior, it would be tough to follow such a successful film with another one. I wonder what drew him and Kris Kristofferson to such a project because this is by far the … More Semi-Tough (1977)

The Program (1993)

The Program came out when I was 12 years old. I know for a fact that I’ve seen this movie on the shelves of the local store many times over, which interested me because of my love of sports. I never actually watched the movie up until just the other night, when I streamed it online. … More The Program (1993)

The Replacements

No one can really imagine what the game of football would be like if the NFL players went on strike and replacement players took the field. The Replacements tried to give us that vision but I got to admit it was a pretty bad one. Gene Hackman was probably in the film to make a … More The Replacements

Brian’s Song (1971)

For those die-hard football fans out there who love history probably remember who Gale Sayers was. A star football player during his era, this guy won several rewards, was a Chicago Bears legend, as well as an NFL Hall of Famer. Brian’s Song is based on his friendship with Brian Piccolo. Together they were the … More Brian’s Song (1971)

Uncle Drew (2018)

We live in a day and age where a commercial for a soda pop could turn into a feature-length film. Uncle Drew became the poster boy for Pepsi Max, with NBA Star Kyrie Irving going under hours of make up to go from his mid-20’s to his mid-60’s. The concept worked for the many commercials … More Uncle Drew (2018)