Bang The Drum Slowly Reviews

August 28, 2018
The movie sometimes loses track of its story and rambles for puzzling stretches of unfocused scenes. But it succeeds best with the breezy, warm scenes of baseball life and with such sterling character bits...
May 31, 2018
Get your tissues ready, because there's gonna be some waterworks.
May 31, 2018
There's a low-key, melancholy feel to the film, thanks in part to De Niro's turn, which never patronizes his character or begs for sympathy.
May 31, 2018
Heartbreaking and heartwarming.
May 31, 2018
The baseball version of "Brian's Song" has reduced more than a few tough guys to tears.
May 31, 2018
By the end, you've taken a fastball in the gut without even knowing how it got there.
May 31, 2018
Make sure you have a box of tissues with you when you watch. Make that two boxes.
May 31, 2018
Packed with powerfully emotional moments, but the use of the title song in the closing moments is a guaranteed tear-jerker.
May 7, 2014
Until Field of Dreams came along, director John Hancock's moving buddy drama held the title of the best baseball movie ever made.
March 3, 2011
This sports melodrama about a dying athlete is sentimental and predictable, but it's also very well acted by the young De Niro, Vincente Gardenia and Michael Moriarty.