Director Robert Redford shows his age and we mean this in the best possible way with this old-fashioned movie in which the virtues of honor and sportsmanship are made vibrant and real. Redford and screenwriter Jeremy Leven take these themes
from Steven Pressfield's novel and make them seem natural in the course of everyday life. The elegance and grace with which they do it help balance out the film's considerable shortcomings. In Depression-era Savannah, local golf hero and WWI veteran Rannulph Junuh (Matt Damon) is suffering from
post-traumatic stress syndrome and a dose of survivor guilt. Junuh escaped a battlefield massacre by sheer chance and as a...