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
I remember [it] leaving a really deep mark on me as a kid when I saw it.
May 7, 2014
The material is trite, but Hancock's slow-motion treatment of the experience of athletic performance is adroit and graceful.
August 3, 2008
A funny, gentle and honestly sentimental movie that is easily one of the best of the year in any category, and very possibly the best movie about sport ever made in this country.
October 23, 2004
Never before has a movie considered the game from the inside out.