Shiner Reviews

July 29, 2005
May 17, 2003
Shiner can certainly go the distance, but isn't world championship material.
May 10, 2003
A tough and uncompromising drama about a boxing promoter betrayed by his family, Shiner may not totally succeed in its story outcome, but it is worth seeing for Michael Caine's devastatingly powerful and vulnerable performance alone.
September 6, 2002
(Caine) proves once again he hasn't lost his touch, bringing off a superb performance in an admittedly middling film.
May 3, 2002
An ambitious movie that, like Shiner's organizing of the big fight, pulls off enough of its effects to make up for the ones that don't come off.
January 30, 2002
Opening with some contrived banter, cliches and some loose ends, the screenplay only comes into its own in the second half.