Just checked out the flick last night. Very good movie. Although, not exactly like the original...but still impressive.
The parts for Austin, Nash, and Goldberg...were small, but all were very effective.
Anyone else see the movie?
Now with the promotion for The Longest Yard winding down, the return of SCSA starts next Monday. At this point, is his return going to help further the storylines, or is it just a ploy to drive more people to see the movie?!?!?
Coincidentally, I also saw the movie last night. I found it amusing, but thought that Stone Cold really got shafted on the lines compared to Nash and Goldberg. What did he say, maybe 4 lines the entire movie? Nash was hilarious playing up the effeminate side. Goldberg was... well he was a better actor than I thought he'd be. That isn't to say he was GOOD however. Chris rock really made the movie a step above what it otherwise would have been, although the "you're my bestest friend" scenes between him and sandler felt really forced. I'll give Sandler credit for not reminding me every 5 minutes that he's the same adam sandler from happy gilmore and little Nicky... which is something that Jim Carey had real problems with in his first few roles semi-serious roles.
Oh, and what the hell was up with Courtney Cox's chest? Now I didn't watch the last few seasons of friends, but is it me, or did she jump up about 2 full cup sizes?
What's that you say? Wrestling? Oh yeah. Naw, I don't think that Austin's appearance next week is related to the movie, although I don't doubt King and JR will plug the hell out of the flic one way or another. I think that they probably just have a "several appearances per year" contract thing going with him like they had with Rock for awhile.
Nash killed me. I thought he stole the movie with his efeminite side. Otherwise, I wasn't impressed at all. Like bill Simmons said on Page 2, there was no need to remake this movie. The original is one of the best sports movies of all time.
Jivesoulbro and I had the same reaction. Her mom just totally went Mommy Dearest one her and busted out the verbal wire hanger. I just remember her mom saying with this quivering outrage, "How could you DOOOOOO this!