Tag Archive: Mixed martial arts

here comes the boomStarring: Kevin James, Salma Hayek, Henry Winkler & Greg Germann
Written by Allan Loeb & Kevin James
Directed by Frank Coraci

A high school teacher turns to mixed martial arts to help fund his school’s music program.

Boom lands with a thud,
much like the crap P.O.D.
song it’s named after.

Grade: C

By Daniel J. Hoag
Here Comes the Boom is available on Blu-ray and DVD tomorrow.


(Blu) Haiku Review: Warrior (2011)

Starring: Joel Edgerton, Tom Hardy, Jennifer Morrison & Nick Nolte
Screenplay by Gavin O’Connor & Anthony Tambakis & Cliff Dorfman
Directed by Gavin O’Connor

Two estranged brothers must battle each other in a winner-take-all mixed martial arts competition.

Been-there, slugged-that. Still,
this MMA Rocky packs
a powerful punch.

Grade: B+

By Daniel J. Hoag
Warrior is available on Blu-ray and DVD on 12/20/11.