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‘Peloteros’ (2006) a family-unfriendly macho mess

Peloteros

While the DVD title is Street Soccer, Peloteros means ball players, or in this context, footballers. The movie is a coming of age summer tale of six boys in a poor Peruvian neighborhood who enter a tournament to compete against older and semi-pro players.

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Drama

‘Kick ‘N Rush’ (2003) egregious coming of age tale

Kick 'N Rush (2003)

I know I’m in for a bad night when a movie starts off with a masturbation scene. Kick ‘N Rush keeps moving very very slowly down that path and doesn’t get any better.

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Drama

‘When Beckham Met Owen’ (2004) exploitative at best

When Beckham Met Owen (2004)

The filmmakers for this movie deceptively use the names of David Beckham and Michael Owen to attract attention. Because When Beckham Met Owen has no story of its own to draw viewers.