'Warrior' Packs a Punch But Doesn't Quite Go the Distance

No punches are pulled in mixed martial arts fights -- they're raw, they're violent, and they look really painful, which makes the sport as appropriate a metaphor as any for "Warrior," a tale of two MMA fighters that’s really about the hard blows delivered by screwed-up family dynamics.

As opposed to most movies about drunk dads and the damaged kids who survived them, "Warrior" goes much heavier on the regret and recrimination than it does on the forgiveness and the closure. Read More...



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