Tuesday, December 06, 2005

Cinderella Man- typical underdog story based on true events during the great depression- think Seasbiscuit for the pugilistic set.What saves this flick is Russell Crowe as the Bulldog Jim Braddock-his speech to the promoters for a few schillings so he can save his family is up there with Tom Hank's speech to the troops in Saving Private Ryan-good stuff. B
Dukes of Hazard- lifeless update of the hit TV show-the jokes fall flat and the story is a typical retread.Avoid. D-

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