Tom Brady is already thinking like the sensible Hollywood type and has announced his retirement. – In the same week, his football his flick “80 for Brady” was released. Or maybe the NFL’s quarterback greats have caught a bug in their acting.
Brady certainly has some great role models: Lily Tomlin, Sally Field, Jane Fonda, and Rita Moreno star in a serious and fun sports comedy ( ½/4; PG- 13 ratings; in theaters Friday) As die-hard New England Patriots fans travel to Houston to see the lead role play. So if you’ve ever wanted your mom to play soccer, this is your chance.
Start with Dolly Parton, Belinda Carlyle and other pop icons singing the official ’80 for Brady’ anthem
The main characters who love Tom Brady are united by friendship
Set during the 2017 playoff season, Kyle Marvin’s feature debut focuses on Boston women Lou (Tomlin), Trish (Fonda), Betty (Field), and Maura (Moreno) as they cheer on their beloved Pat. increase. QB – Another Super Bowl run. A buddy came to his aid when Lou had cancer, and they’ve been watching football together ever since they saw Brady’s first game. But now Lou wants to travel to the big game So join the ticket giveaway, hook up some seats, and head off on an adventure.
’80 for Brady’ draws from a true story, but is ridiculously conservative
Fun Fact: 80 for Brady is based on a real-life club of older Brady fans, but 80 takes wildly fictional turns, including retirement home breakouts, accidental drug use, and hot wing contests. progressing. A very awkward dance. Written by Emily Halpern and Sarah Haskins (who also helmed the genius Booksmart), it has a fun energy, especially when the protagonist is left to his own devices, but hits the brakes before it goes too far. However, leaning into something as bonkers as The Hangover would have been better than simply veering into familiar sports movie territory.
All A-listers are in the spotlight
At least the famous actress quartet seems to be having fun, with all the main players getting their own character arcs. Maura recently lost her husband and needs to stay by her friends. Trish is an erotic Rob Gronkowski fan who writes her fiction, but in her own love life, she tends to fall too sharply and, of course, is super-at-her-bowl-glamorous ex-footballer. Meet (Harry Hamlin). Betty is a clever math professor who is tired of reading her husband’s academic papers and could use some spice (in the shape of her chicken wings) in her life. And Lou hopes this trip will be the ultimate one for his BFF. Because she feels that bad news may be on the horizon.
Cue Notable Cameos – Plus Patriots abound
80 for Brady is full of familiar faces. Billy Porter serves as a dance choreographer who befriends the core ladies, Flavor Town favorite Guy Her Fieri favors Betty’s palate, and comedian Ron Her Fantis is a relentless security guard. super bowl. The 2017 Patriots/Falcons game unfolds in the final act of the film (no spoilers from 6 years ago, but it’s a pretty thrilling contest), with real players like Danny Amendola, Julian Edelman, and Gronk ( Naturally) will appear.
But here’s some news: Tom Brady can play!
Forget the bad subway commercials. Brady, who is also the film’s producer, plays himself solidly. (Who can do better?) Screen Tom serves as Lou’s imaginary self-help guru early in the film, after which Lou returns the favor and can be a solid performer at the real quarterback. You can. Tomlin and Brady have one of the most sentimental moments in the film, proving he can make a tight spiral When make you cry GOAT may have a life after football after all.