Pelé: Birth of a Legend Quick review trailer

Pelé Birth of a Legend Quick review trailer.,

I would like to point out that I do not like football (soccer to our American cousins) I have no interest in the game, but in every sport there are those magical individuals who are more than just the game they play.

Pelé Birth of a Legend Quick review trailer

Pele is certainly one of those great exceptions. At the age of 15 he had never left his impoverished little town, never played with an actual football, and had never worn a pair of football boots.

Just 18 months later a 17 year old boy not only more or less single-handedly wins the World Cup final, he also win’s back the pride of an entire nation, which had been seriously tarnished by the off field antics of a previous losing Brazilian World Cup team.

Pelé Birth of a Legend Quick review trailer,

The young cast is very good, the footballing skills of Kevin de Paula. who plays Pele, are mesmerising to watch. This is a feel good family movie, and is obviously going to appeal to any true football fan from any nation.

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The Britians Got Talent Movie, One Chance is a great movie

One Chance review

One Chance review

Saw the new movie “One Chance” last night, it was sort of under protest, my wife had seen the star of the film, James Corden, on a chat show and they had shown the trailer.  So here we have a movie about some overweight guy who works for Carphone Warehouse who dreams of becoming a great opera singer, not exactly The Shawshank Redemption.

Review One Chance

Review One Chance

He goes through all kinds of trials and tribulations including an audition in front of his hero, Pavarotti. All-in-all, apart from the slight possibility of having a girlfriend, this guy really has nothing going on in his life.

His whole life is pretty much a miserable failure, which is what I thought this movie would be. After all who is interested in a movie about some guy whose only real option left in life is to appear on Simon Cowell’s show Britain’s Got Talent.

one-chance reviewed

one-chance reviewed

Well, what a surprise, James Corden is amazingly good as Paul Potts the phone salesman who became an opera star. There are endless funny moments spread throughout the film, there are ups and downs, and even some serious issues.

Alexandra Roach is wonderful as the mousy but strong girlfriend, Paul’s mother is played by Julie Walters, so that can only be a good thing. Colm Meaney plays the seemingly mean-spirited father who is far from supportive.

But when you mix all of this together out comes a very funny, very well scripted, excellently acted, and smoothly directed piece of classic British cinema.