Forever Strong Reviews

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November 24, 2011
October 18, 2008
September 29, 2008
This earnest indie production comes across like formulaic fiction while taking cues (and recycling cliches) from the 'inspirational sports drama' playbook.
September 26, 2008
It's definitely possible to make artful message movies -- just consider the filmography of ex-Mormon iconoclast Richard Dutcher -- but Forever Strong is generic faith-and-redemption fare, devoid of nuance.
September 26, 2008
As directed by Ryan Little and written by David Pliler, Forever Strong dredges up every sports movie clich and stereotype ever invented. (Cue the slow-mo in the rain.)
September 26, 2008
The movie is well shot and edited, the rugby scenes are enjoyable (if likely puzzling to the uninitiated) and Strong's earnestness excuses at least some of its predictability.
June 17, 2009
Uplifting jock drama is predictable but OK for older tweens.
June 10, 2009
Created under the vague guise of "inspirational cinema," Strong is a sloppy, soggy pile of clichs, unable to sort itself out, grow a pair of cinematic cojones, and actually try to subvert some of its rancid formula.
April 18, 2009
The father-son relationship that bolts this rugby film together provides the textured backdrop for a sports film that engages
October 18, 2008
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