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Radio (Dol Slip) (2003)

3 Ratings: 1.7
A movie directed by Michael Tollin

Since winning an Academy Award for his exuberant performance inJerry Maguire, Cuba Gooding Jr. has gotten little but static from critics for a spate of calamitous career choices not seen since '80s-vintage Burt Reynolds. But he triumphantly returns … see full wiki

Tags: Movies, Dramas
Director: Michael Tollin
MPAA Rating: PG
3 reviews about Radio (Dol Slip) (2003)
review by . October 21, 2004
posted in Movie Hype
RADIO is one of those feel-good movies about a group of people who overcome prejudice and learn to live and work together in harmony. It's a true story loosely based on the real-life relationship between high school football coach Harold Jones and James Robert Kennedy, affectionally named Radio because of his love for the electronic communication gadgets. The movie explores how the relationship between Radio (Cuba Gooding Jr.) and Jones (Ed Harris) begins, grows, and develops over the years and …
review by . January 30, 2004
posted in Movie Hype
RADIO joins the ranks of memorable films that help us all appreciate the mentally challenged citizens of our world, much the way I AM SAM, THE OTHER SISTER etc have done. RADIO is based on a real person - James Robert Kennedy - and Cuba Gooding, Jr lifts this character to tender heights. Set in a small town (Hanna) in South Carolina, "Radio" is a loner who is tolerated and taunted by the townspeople until the football coach (Ed Harris) turns himself and Radio around, allowing the town (and team) …
review by . October 23, 2003
posted in Movie Hype
Pros: Harris and Gooding Jr     Cons: May be overly sentimental fo rmany.     The Bottom Line: While “Radio” is at times overly sentimental, the fine work by Harris and the Oscar worthy performance of Gooding JR. make the film well worth seeing.     In this era of strife and economic struggles, it is at times difficult to remember the simple things in life and how one can often find fulfillment in places they never thought to look.    …
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