Balls Out (2015)
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Critic Reviews for Balls Out
Though it's far less fratty than its bare-bones marketing suggests, it has a retrograde campus-comedy vibe, right down to the Orion Pictures logo that resurfaces in front of the movie.
[A] modest, nimble and, um, winning comedy from Andrew Disney, which acknowledges sports-movie conventions even as it exploits them.
There's some chuckleworthy meta-commentary about the absurdity of sports movies, but Balls Out feels more like a long sketch than a feature.
In a world where spoof films have been getting an increasingly bad name, Balls Out is surprisingly one of the smarter sports movie commentaries in the last few years.
There have been a few of these movies released during the last few decades, but few have managed to transcend pushover ideas with the degree of wit, lively dumb guy humor, and encouraging timing found in "Balls Out."
Audience Reviews for Balls Out
destined to be a cult indie film, hilarious and really original. Fun and just full of well rounded characters, the director will have a bright future.