SUPERCROSS: THE MOVIE
Groupthink doesn't live here, critical thought does.
This ad-free website is dedicated to Agnès Varda and to Luis Buñuel.
Get cool rewards when you click on the button to pledge your support through Patreon. Thanks a lot pal! Your kind generosity keeps the reviews coming!
As a fetishized appropriation of the extreme sport of "Supercross" motorcycle racing — for a story about two different-but-similar racing brothers — "Supercross" succeeds in combining fast action with slow burn emotional, if cliched, fuses.
A rift develops between KC Carlyle (Steve Howey) and his younger brother Trip (Mike Vogel) when KC gets sponsored by a factory racing team to play fall-guy to the team's captain.
Cameron Richardson is outstanding as Trip's motorcycle-racing girlfriend Piper.
"Supercross: The Movie" is a boy's fantasy movie complete with a libidinal subplot.
Harsh slang, gnarly attitudes, and lots of testosterone-driven fun fly in an energized movie that meets its achievable cinematic goals.
Believe it or not, this is a well-balanced action/drama movie.
Rated PG-13. 92 mins.
You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.