During the reign of the Vikings, Kainan, a man from a far-off world, crash lands on Earth, bringing with him an alien predator known as the Moorwen. Though both man and monster are seeking revenge for violence committed against them, Kainan leads the alliance to kill the Moorwen by fusing his advanced technology with the Viking's Iron Age weaponry.
A drama set in 1986 Iran and centered on a man, Sahebjam, whose car breaks down in a remote village and enters into a conversation with Zahra, who relays to him the story about her niece, ... See full summary »
Robert Tyre Jones, Jr., aka "Bobby Jones" rises from complete obscurity to become a golfing legend. Jones overcomes his own fierce temper, intense passion, and perfectionist tendencies to master the game and win the Grand Slam, the U.S., British, and Amateur Opens in golf, a feat unequaled even today. But it is Jones's style, personality, and character that separate him from the other professionals in his field. When Jones realizes that his unparalleled success may be destroying those he loves he's presented with an astounding proposition, one that shocks the world. Written by
Bubba Lewis, who portrays an adolescent Bobby Jones, is a low handicap player himself. Also a talented actor and singer, Lewis hits the links whenever he can. See more »
Prior to Jones' first major win at Inwood NY, there is a scene where O.B. Keeler reads the well-wishing telegram from Grandfather Jones and tells Bobby Jones he is the best golfer in the world. Keeler upon departing grasps and taps Jones' right shoulder with his left hand. In the next immediate shot, you can see Keeler tapping Jones on the same shoulder with his right hand as Keeler pivots. See more »
Bobby Jones has the same feel as the many old movie biographies of the 1950s, like the Glenn Miller Story, but it is better written and better acted and certainly the historic artifacts are better, although it is true that everything looks so new! There is no high drama, but one gets a sense of the sheer effort it took for Jones to succeed. Anyone who knew only the bare outlines of his career, and about his background, may have assumed that he was a "natural"to whom the game came easily. The opposite is true and the movies demonstrates, ironically, why amateurs have disappeared from golf. The effort needed to excel is too great except for the most gifted of golfers. Tiger Woods would not be what he is if he had to work at another job for 9 months a year.
But my questions is: what do some people hate morality tales, but especially the ones that are true. Is it inverted snobbery? I think so.
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