Win Win details
|Formats:||15 DVD, Blu-ray|
|Starring:||Finise Avery, Paul Giamatti, Todd Fredericks, Amy Landecker, Bobby Cannavale, Melanie Lynskey, Margo Martindale, Burt Young, Jeffrey Tambor, Amy Ryan|
|Directors:||Tom McCarthy, Oliver Bokelberg, Thomas McCarthy|
|Genres:||Comedy - Romantic, Drama|
|Studio:||20TH CENTURY FOX HOME ENTERTAINMENT|
|Collections:||February - Comedy|
|Run time:||1 hour 42 minutes|
|Rental release:||27 Feb 2012|
By Tom Charity from LOVEFiLM
Fans of Sideways will be just as impressed with Paul Giamatti's latest comedy-drama, Win Win.
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Winner WinnerBy RedDex (18 reviews) from Hampshire , 28 May 2011
[Highly rated reviewer]The trailer for Win Win doesnt do the film any justice. This isnt a film about wrestling at all, just as The Blind Side wasnt a film about football for example. It features wrestling sure, but it could be any sport and shouldnt put anybody off.
In a similar way as City Island, Win Win features a father hiding a secret from his family. And the similarities dont end there. Win Win is a great little film that hasnt been given a wide release and wont make much at the box office perhaps because of a lack of any real star appeal, but it is an under-rated, dark comedy drama featuring some great acting and a solid debut from Alex Shaffer as troubled Kyle.
As with the Blind Side, Win Win features a well intentioned adult mentoring a troubled youngster in a sometimes heart warming, sometimes brutally realistic tale. And theres enough in the story line to keep the audience interested to the end with the feeling that the lie might unravel at any moment.
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did not make it to the endBy vickig0306 (429 reviews) from Halifax , 19 May 2013I did not make it to the end of this film I found it that boring therefore I will struggle to meet the minimum word count
A winning combination.By Zebras22 (36 reviews) , 15 Apr 2013As usual another good Paul Giamatti film. He is always entertaining and reminded me of Little Miss Sunshine type of film. Some good one liners and very entertaining.
A beautiful storyBy demetra (2 reviews) , 28 Feb 2013A very good movie. A strange one, maybe, but nonetheless intelligent and moving. Great acting, some moments are really funny!
good story , worth watchingBy smokeychops (554 reviews) from newcastle under lyme , 27 Jan 2013Really enjoyed this film, very good story about a wrestling coach and his team. He stumbles across a new talent and takes him under his wing. Not focused around wrestling. Well made film worth watching.
A long storyBy carbon (8 reviews) from Wigan , 05 Jan 2013I found this film to be very slow. there's a good samaritan element but its kinda list. Its one all the family could watch, if they can stay with it. Good actors shame about the story. The end was confusing.