She has been following in his footsteps as an acclaimed and Academy Award nominated director. Pictures of Keith Urban winning CMT Male Video of the Year. But not only Sean Connery is the famous Scot who wears kilt in Hollywood.
Here is the list of the ten greatest Sports Movies of all Time, brought to you by a former Film and Media Studies minor at The Johns Hopkins University. So if you are a film buff and haven’t seen these movies put them on your Netflix list today!
Written and directed by John Sayles Eight Men Out is a dramatization of baseball’s 1919 Black Sox scandals. John Sayles is one of the best independent film makers of the last 25 years and does an amazing job with the touching film.
Oprah is preparing for her big trip to Australia. The talk show queen is taking 300 people, from the studio audience of the season premiere show, along on a trip to Australia. Oprah reported that she has never been to Australia and loves to do things in a big way.
Celebs and theatre goers from the other side of the pond are going to be able to get to see the show as the producers have now announced a Broadway opening from March 2012. Theu have yet to announce the US cast.
Of course, it goes without saying that any list of Russell Crowe films would have to include Gladiator. This is easily my favorite film of his, and with good reason. It came as little surprise that this film 12 years a slave awards years a slave awards for Best Picture of the Year.
Another director that must be mentioned in any combination of directors is obviously James Cameron. The man has put out some of the most iconic movies of all time, not to mention the top two highest grossing films of all time, Titanic and Avatar. If you haven’t seen Avatar, you are missing out.
Raging Bull is Martin Scorsese’s tale of boxer Jake LaMotta’s self destructive journey through life. Starring Robert DeNiro and Joe Pesci the film won DeNiro an Academy Award for best actor. It is a cinematic masterpiece based on the true story of a middle-weight prize-fighter from the late-1940s and early-1950s. It is not only a great sports movie but one of the greatest films of all times.