6 Sports Movies For People Who Hate Sports

Sports Movies

There are plenty of dull sports movies out there (I’m looking at you, Rudy), and if you already find sports boring, watching one of these might just make your brain permanently shut down. Luckily, there are also some really great, entertaining films that happen to revolve around the world of sports. Here are 6 of them!

Robert Redford in the Natural Sports Movies

  1. The Natural (1984)

I hesitated to include The Natural on this list, because it is a little more sportsy and dull than I would usually recommend. But, when it comes right down to it, Robert Redford is a total dish, and Glenn Close shines along with her signature hairstyle from the ‘80s (read: fluffy and permed). The movie has a pretty solid cast including Robert Duvall, Kim Basinger, Wilford Brimley, Barbara Hershey, and Michael Madsen (who knew?). The mob is involved, so it’s not just a baseball movie, although you will have to see some of that—sorry!

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The 2016 Pop Culture Reference Awards for Excellence in Film or Something

2016 Pop Culture Reference Awards

The Academy Awards are today and, despite a few exceptions that prove the rule, listing off this year’s crop of nominees is like a schoolteacher taking attendance. “An American making tough choices at war time?” “Here!” “Man-versus-nature suffer-fest?” “Here!” “The courageous LGBT role, performed by a straight person?” “Here!” “Heart-wrenching family drama?” “Here!” “White people?” […]

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Friday Link Round Up – Oscars Edition

Oscars

The Oscars air this Sunday and we’re got our predictions on lock. Leo is going to win, and it’s going to be interminably long. Even with these guarantees, we’re looking forward to the big show, and are genuinely impressed with a lot of the films we’ve seen this season. This week, we’ve compiled a list […]

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Ep. 2 – Oscars 2016

Oscars 2016

This week we’re talking all things Oscar, but before we get into that, we’d love it if you subscribed to our Podcast on iTunes! For our Oscars special, Jeffrey Bryan is our Pop Cult Leader, and he takes us through this year’s nominees, the lack of diversity among the nominees (and what the Academy is doing to […]

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