The Way Back is a welcome reminder that Ben Affleck is capable of greatness
We sat down and talked with rising star Joel Edgerton about his starring role in The Odd Life of Timothy Green, what films inspired him growing up as a kid, and how he created a familial bond with his costars.
As a sports film, Warrior doesn’t offer any new twist on a tried and true template, but it could be held up as a perfect example of how to make an uplifting sports film. This story of two estranged brothers trying to make their way through a newly formed mixed martial arts tournament hits almost every beat the audience expects, but it does so with near flawless precision. This isn’t exactly the reinvention of the wheel, but it sure does give one of the smoothest rides of the year.