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Million Dollar Baby is an Academy Award winning 2004 dramatic film directed by Clint Eastwood.

The film stars Clint Eastwood, Hilary Swank, and Morgan Freeman. It is the story of an under-appreciated boxing trainer, his elusive past and his quest for atonement in helping an underdog amateur female boxer (the film's title character) achieve her fragile dream of becoming a professional. The film won four Academy Awards that includes Best Picture.

Full Review by Hammed

This knocked me out. From the start of the movie, I've seen how she felt like a nobody but wanting to pursue a dream. She did attain that dream with all her focus, determination and hardwork. It was sad and remarkable. But moreso, I was so depressed on what happened to her. I should have fought for her if I was there, naks! kasi naman eh.. she had a big fight but she was cheated by another female boxer, a dirty one which caused her disability and soon to face her death. In the end, Maggie (Swank) confides to Dunn (Eastwood) that she has 'seen it all' and asks to be relieved of suffering (waahhh, its mercy killing). That dirty boxer was so inhuman, I hated her. Grrrr....kainis..

The movie was highly impressive and outstanding.

Another movie of Swank that I want to watch:
Boys Don't Cry

7 comments:

ham said...

MDB is one of my faves. You should also see other recent films of Clint- Mystic River (2003), Flags of our Fathers and Letters from Iwo Jima (2006).

ham said...

Here's my MDB review which John refused to read because he cant seem to understand hehehe.

http://strawberryfieldsforever.wordpress.com/2007/07/21/million-dollar-baby/

jabeh143 said...

See that... We always argue on things... hehehe.. Hammed is forcing me to read his review... hmmm.... it's not even interesting... wahaha... the movie is a wow but Ham's review is not... wehehehe...

ham said...

gotcha!

How can you say it's not a "wow" when you have not read it yet? Or probably you did but you did not understand, eh. hehehe

ardee sean said...

Hey guyz, ang sweet nyo naman...
ayus lang yan..
basa ko na yung review (napilitan)joke lang..hehehe..may nobela na ko dun..

jabeh143 said...

Joke daw... NAPILITAN lng talaga.... hahaha...

ardee sean said...

ahhahah...nywayz, ayos naman yung review nya worth reading.. parang professional movie critic.. :P nilagay ko yung link sa post ko...