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For Love of the Game

By | 2018-03-21T18:32:19+01:00 August 11th, 2004|Reviews|


Date: 1999

Director: Sam Raimi

Starring: Kevin Coster, Kelly Preston

Who says you’re washed up? Throw, baby, throw. But as many times as hairline-challenged Costner brings the heat, the score’s the same: who cares? Baseball movies have two core pitches: “Bull Durham,” basically wise-ass parody, and “Field of Dreams” and “The Natural,” in which parent-angst turns into heroism. Anywhere in between and you’re stuck with schmaltzy Kev, who hangs a curve.

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