The Wrestler

The Wrestler

Aging wrestler Randy "The Ram" Robinson is long past his prime but still ready and rarin' to go on the pro-wrestling circuit. After a particularly brutal beating, however, Randy hangs up his tights, pursues a serious relationship with a long-in-the-tooth stripper, and tries to reconnect with his estranged daughter. But he can't resist the lure of the ring and readies himself for a comeback.

The Wrestler – Theatrical Review

I’ve been ruminating for days now, trying to let the nuances and overall effect of Darren Aranofsky’s THE WRESTLER wash over me. I’ve seen it twice now, and I’m a guy with a wife and soon to be two kids… I get out to the movies once or twice a year. Is it good? Sure. I could quite simply state – “This movie kicks ass” or “THE WRESTLER will defeat you” or “See the re-animation of Mickey Rourke’s sc...[Read More]

Former Wrestlers Talk “The Wrestler”

I’ve yet to see The Wrestler as once again living in a smaller city with a 7-screen multiplex has screwed me over, but enough about that. Fox Searchlight has posted a series of five video featuring some of yester-years top wrestlers. Brutus “The Barber” Beefcake, Lex Luger, “Diamond” Dallas Page, “Rowdy” Roddy Piper and Greg “The Hammer” Valentine talk wrestling and how closely the film rese...[Read More]


The Golden Globes 2008 Read on for all the winners of this years Golden Orbs, including Heath Ledger’s Joker. IN BRUGES and Mickey Rourke’s comeback in THE WRESTLER  

‘The Wrestler’ Gets a Trailer

Mickey Rourke has revitalized his career in a big way with some awesome performances, but from what I’ve been reading is that he carries The Wrestler and is the front runner for Best Actor at the Oscars. Syposis: Back in the late ’80s, Randy “The Ram” Robinson (Mickey Rourke) was a headlining professional wrestler. Now, 20 years later, he ekes out a living performing for ha...[Read More]

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