Subject: I have found a DVD that I think you would enjoy
Actors: Maria Conchita Alonso, William McNamara, Tony Plana, Paul Winfield, Eduardo Yaez
Director: Lorenzo Doumani
Genres: Action & Adventure, Indie & Art House, Drama
Boxing movies have had a set of conventions that started in the 1930s and ran all the way up through the Rocky series and beyond. There's the hard-luck underdog contender, the talented boxer who's manipulated by crooked pr... more »
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Not THAT bad!
colinscrod@hotmail. | 05/31/2003
(3 out of 5 stars)
"OK-- just know what you're getting here. You're NOT buying this for the acting, script or other Oscar categories. You're buying this because it shows women beating each other up. Not so much boxing as landing 19-20 unblocked punches to the opponent's head or gut; each punch -judging by the sound effect-- would drop an elephant. Each boxer does a creditable job of grimacing, suffering and sweating. Way too much "plot" gets in the way here, but on DVD you can pass up the grease and go right for the meat."