WHAT'S HOT?
Home > Movie > T > Touchback > Reviews

Touchback Reviews

Touchback

Overview


Genre :

Drama

Release Date :

April 13, 2012

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Don Handfield

Starring :

Kurt Russell, Brian Presley, Melanie Lynskey, Christine Lahti, Marc Blucas, Drew Powell, Sarah Wright, Sianoa Smit-McPhee, Kevin Covais

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  Be the 1st!

“..ultimately it's too sentimental to have the desired emotional impact..”
by Todd Jorgenson [Cinemalogue]
3 of 5

“..the whole film feels less a paean to pigskin than a celebration of the emotional and spiritual validity of rough roads taken hard..”
by Marc Savlov [Austin Chronicle]
Review rate : C+

“..the movie eventually settles into a parable of personal choice and the acceptance of fate..”
by Sam Adams [AV Club]
Review rate : C

“..resolutely disinterested in surprises and positively steeped in nostalgia..”
by William Goss [Film.com]
Review rate : B

“..if George Bailey had been a high school football hero, It's a Wonderful Life might have been a little like Touchback..”
by David Martindale [Dallas Morning News]
“..blatantly cribbing from "It's a Wonderful Life"..”
by Todd LaPlace [Alive!]

Reader's Reviews


Screen Name
Rate This Movie
Please Enter   
Comment
 
 
 
RSS
FB
Twitter

LATEST REVIEWS

FOOD CHAINS :

“..Rawal takes a compassionate but dry approach that suggests he’s focused on making a call to arms, not art. The best documentaries manage to be both..”
by Elizabeth Weitzman [NY Daily News]

LATE PHASES :

“..Late Phases fails to deliver either shocks or real drama..”
by Katie Rife [A.V. Club]

ALL RELATIVE :

“..not entirely successful attempt at doing something unexpected within the traditional romantic-comedy framework..”
by Michael Rechtshaffen [LA Times]

THE SLEEPWALKER :

“..a tentative feint toward genre territory can't conceal the slightness of this heightened drama..”
by Justin Lowe [Hollywood Reporter]

REACH ME :

“..meaningless drama..”
by Elizabeth Weitzman [NY Daily News]

V/H/S VIRAL :

“..the vapidity of V/H/S: Viral's sketches..”
by Simon Abrams [Village Voice]

THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY, PART 1 :

“..'Mockingjay - Part 1' goes deeper and darker..”
by Cath Clarke [Time Out London]

A GIRL WALKS HOME ALONE AT NIGHT :

“..charming and gorgeous..”
by Drew Taylor [The Playlist]

ALWAYS WOODSTOCK :

“..another week, another benign rock and roll romance..”
by Rex Reed [New York Observer]

BRAHMIN BULLS :

“..the adorable feline plays a small but significant part in American film-maker Mahesh Pailoor's directorial debut..”
by Nandini Ramnath [Livemint.com]