Tag Archives: Ann-Margret

Grumpy Old Men

THE BEST OF ENEMIES UNTIL SOMETHING CAME BETWEEN THEM. Two retired old ”friends” (Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau) spend their days in a small Minnesota town arguing and playing pranks on each other… but then a seductive, worldly woman (Ann-Margret) becomes a new neighbor. Seeing the two stars back together again for the first time since … Continue reading Grumpy Old Men

Going in Style

YOU’RE NEVER TOO OLD TO GET EVEN. After losing their pensions due to corporate restructuring, three New York City retirees (Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman, Alan Arkin) are toying with the idea of robbing a bank. The original 1979 film had a bunch of older comedians in the leads; the remake cast more prominent Hollywood stars. … Continue reading Going in Style

Old Dogs

SIT. STAY. PLAY DAD.  Best friends and business partners Charlie and Dan (John Travolta, Robin Williams) are about to close the biggest deal of their lives when they’re suddenly saddled with… kids. The director behind Wild Hogs (2007) strikes with another comedy about male friendship and offers a slightly odd couple in the leads. Unfortunately, … Continue reading Old Dogs

Any Given Sunday

LIFE IS A CONTACT SPORT. PLAY. OR BE PLAYED.  As veteran football coach Tony D’Amato (Al Pacino) is struggling to maintain his grip on the team, his star player (Dennis Quaid) is injured. A really good sports movie knows how to make the most of the game, how to show the kind of commitment that … Continue reading Any Given Sunday