SUPERCROSS: THE MOVIE
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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.
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.