Robb’s Entry For The Play To The Whistle Blogathon

It’s the next post in the World Famous “Play to the Whistle” Blogathon. Let’s us know what you think so far

Film and TV 101


This next post comes from Robb from Red Bezzle Reviews. Here is his review of The Wrestler for you all. Thanks for taking part Robb.

The Wrestler


“Wrestling is fake.” Let’s get this out of the way nice and early.
Is wrestling a sport? In the Olympic sense of the word, of course it is. In the professional sense of the word, not so much. But what it is, is a live action movie: an athletic physical altercation with a pre-determined outcome. So, the same as, say…Jason Statham vs Dwayne Johnson in The Fast and the Furious 8? Or Choi Min-sik in a Royal Rumble of sorts against 30 other men in Oldboy?
What makes wrestling fascinating for the millions….and millions of fans around the world, is not just what happens inside the squared circle, but what happens outside it too. And this is what makes Darren Aronofsky’s The…

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