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Home Entertainment, DVDish Sweat Along With Russell

Sweat Along With Russell

Cinderella Man (Universal) Back in the Great Depression, boxing matches only cost a nickel, and the ring was uphill both ways. That's the central message of this well-made if sappy bio of 1930s boxer Jim Braddock. Ron Howard's direction and…
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Home Entertainment, DVDish Sweat Along With Russell

Sweat Along With Russell

Cinderella Man (Universal) Back in the Great Depression, boxing matches only cost a nickel, and the ring was uphill both ways. That's the central message of this well-made if sappy bio of 1930s boxer Jim Braddock. Ron Howard's direction and…
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Film, Broke, But Not Broken

Broke, But Not Broken

There was no reason to expect much from Cinderella Man, Ron Howard's biography of boxer James Braddock, who in the summer of 1935 became the most unlikely heavyweight champion in the history of boxing. After all, it's a true tale…
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