Kevin Costner, Susan Sarandon, Tim Robbins, Robert Wuhl
Widescreen enhanced and THX remastered and it shows. Excellent
video quality overall with very few noticable flaws.
The THX logo is there more for the video than the sound in
this case. You only get Dolby Digital 2.0.
Director's commentary, and it's actually worth listening to
if you're a fan of Ron Shelton's work since this is his first
movie. Not much else on the disc other than production notes.
of the best baseball movies ever made, and probably the definitive
work to date on life in the minor leagues.
is Ron Shelton's first film, he wrote and directed it. He also played
some minor league ball himself, and it's evident in the attention
to the little nuances of the game and it's traditions. If you've
enjoyed some of Shelton's more recent works on sports movies such
as White Men Cant Jump, Tin Cup or Play
it to the Bone, you owe it to yourself to go back and catch
this classic, which is still some of his best work even though shot
on a shoe string budget. This is also the breakout movie for Tim
Robbins who is now considered among Hollywood's best actors.
most baseball movies this is a relationship movie, and as such you
should have no trouble watching this in peace while the females
of the household are around. The triangle in this case is between
the young bonus baby pitcher (Tim Robbins), his old school catcher
who is brought in to mature him (Kevin Costner) and the girl they
both want and who is attracted to both of them (Susan Sarandon).
But inbetween the sappy romantic moments there's a lot of good comedy
and a darned good baseball movie with some truly timeless classic
moments which make this one a must see for any baseball fan.
this DVD to your collection
blood even in the bar fights.
Blood & Gore
are the minors, they mostly ride the bus.
see more naked male ass than female. You'll get some glimpses
of Sarandon's ample tah tahs though.
really quality chuckles and guffaws here.