Movies / TV

“Ride the Eagle” – Flying but not soaring [MOVIE REVIEW]

By Neely Swanson

“Ride the Eagle” has inspired me to come up with four critical review categories: Good, not good; Bad, not bad.  “Ride the Eagle” falls under the “not bad” category. It would always have had difficulties transcending that category because the “man-child being forced to grow up or inheriting something of value by following a treasure hunt-style list” has become a trope. It’s certainly been done worse, but it’s been done a whole lot better, also. Albert Brooks made a career…