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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!]

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