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Having said that, i enjoyed the look and feel of the movie, thought james van der beek gave a solid performance, loved the slick sounds, and yup , loved that t&a i actually thought this was a comedy going in, but overall, it plays more towards the dramatic, than a comedy. Varsity blues (1999) r | 106 min | comedy, drama, romance a back-up quarterback is chosen to lead a texas football team to victory after the star quarterback is injured reviews & commentary add a review user reviews metacritic reviews critic reviews parents guide more like this the replacements friday night lights the program. Varsity blues is a classic football film that boasts all the elements of an entertaining movie in the small town of west canaan, texas, high school football is a big deal for the community, and the young players carry an enormous weight on their shoulders during every game. Based on the mtv film/movie released back in 1999, varsity blues is now being made into a series although the show will not have the same actors and actresses, the concept, idea, and name all.
Varsity blues movie reviews & metacritic score: in west texas, where high school football is life, two quarterbacks compete for attention from their fans, th. Movie review – varsity blues (1999) in western texas, high school football is life released in 1999, varsity blues takes a look at living in the small (fictional) town of west canaan, texas , and the town’s obsession with high school football. Varsity blues, which obviously relies heavily on james van der beek and jon voight to bring in the crowds, is the footloose of football: it would be awesome if this shit really happened the movie, which was shot in and around austin, texas, is set in a fictional town that is obsessed with football. Movie reviews for varsity blues mrqe metric: see what the critics had to say and watch the trailer.
And so sports fans, you join us in the third quarter of what's turned out to be a deeply predictable but nonetheless entertaining game with small-town star quarterback mox (van der beek of. If that was all varsity blues was about, it could have been a half-decent drama with a big, hollywood-standard finish on the sports field game reviews movie reviews tv reviews 1 c64 mini. Varsity blues is not your average sports movie it brings an outsider viewpoint to the material, which involves a west texas high school quarterback who would rather win an academic scholarship than play football. Varsity blues was also nominated to be the best movie i saw all summer,was because it had a killer soundtrack i mean, it had a lot of great bands including green day, and foo fighters some of the songs during games got you pumped, and there was soft songs when there was a little unhappiness going around. Varsity blues james van der beek and all star cast made this movie a really cool football movie, all the scenes with james van der beek on the field that's really him playing football, he got a football injury that's why he took up acting.
West canaan, tex, the setting of ''varsity blues,'' a crisply directed but entirely predictable all-american morality tale, is a small town that eats, sleeps and breathes football for the last. Varsity blues movie reviews and ratings -showtimescom rating of 484 out of 5 stars. Varsity blues (film) varsity blues is a 1999 american comedy-drama film directed by brian robbins that follows a small-town 3a high school football team and their overbearing coach through a tumultuous season.
Varsity blues review by alex l - maybe it would be better if i cared about varsity sports cinafilm has over four million movie reviews and counting about us. A movie rated r for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the pg-13 rating would permit an r-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a pg-13 movie would admit. Quick thoughts: i was 22-years-old when varsity blues came out and while it’s about high school students, the fact the majority of the actors are older or only slightly younger than myself it. Once you select rent you'll have 14 days to start watching the movie and 24 hours to finish it varsity blues rent $399 overview system requirements reviews related available on xbox one hololens pc 12,056 user reviews.
All the latest movie news, movie trailers & reviews - and the same for tv, too. What makes varsity blues one of the better films in its genre is the heart that went into it director brian robbins was directed to craft a raunchy porky's-type comedy, and while the raunchiness remains, robbins' willingness to buck the suits won out. But a movie like varsity blues -- fine wine, baby gets better with age that's why i have it ranked no 30 bill simmons is a columnist for page 2 and espn the magazine.