Grudge Match Reviews

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December 24, 2013
Remembering the greatness of Rocky and Raging Bull while watching Grudge Match only made me sad.
December 24, 2013
It's exactly as clichd as it sounds. What's unexpected, however, is the sensitivity and sense of perspective that Grudge Match brings to much of this secondhand material.
December 24, 2013
"Raging Bull" it ain't -- it's not even "Rocky IV."
December 24, 2013
Even the audience at whom the movie is aimed - the crowd for whom dinner and a movie means meeting up at 3 p.m. - will be bored by the stale funk coming off every scene.
December 24, 2013
Grudge Match is harmless enough as entertainment. Just not as harmless as its poor protagonists.
December 23, 2013
Go watch Rocky and Raging Bull again. Because, as they say at closed-casket funerals, it's better to remember them as they were.
December 23, 2013
The result is sporadically amusing, with some chucklesome sight gags and crowdpleasing supporting turns from Alan Arkin and Kevin Hart, yet it's all so overcooked that it defeats its own purpose.
December 23, 2013
A desultory boxing flick whose punches miss wildly as entertainment but manage to chip away at the iconic legends who return to the ring after decades away from the sweet science.
December 23, 2013
In the end, this is no Ali-Frazier grudge match. It's more like Larry Holmes coming out of retirement to make $3 million as Mike Tyson's punching bag. Depressing.
December 23, 2013
Grudge Match has wasted its two talented stars so badly that it almost counts as elder abuse.
December 23, 2013
Although he has no debts to us, perhaps it's time De Niro really considered if he doesn't owe himself a little more.
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