Fighting With My Family


Family and Divorce


Anonymous on May 3, 2019 at 6:07 AM.

A surprising comedy/drama built on a real life wrestling family. Theater review. Possible spoilers. I haven’t paid much attention to professional wrestling since I made it to the 10th grade. So my perspective is limited to name recognition of the big stars to those who made it to Hollywood or the political arena. So Saraya Knight, aka “Paige” was unknown to me, as was her backstory. The trailers suggest this is a comedy but I shed eye-misting moments more during the dramatic scenes than the comedic ones. This is primarily due to fine performances from…

Anonymous on May 3, 2019 at 6:37 AM.

Fun Fighting with my Family, a dramedy biopic of World Wrestling Entertainment’s Paige’s journey to becoming a wrestling celebrity and her family who are all wrestlers, is a fun little film. It’s fairly humorous. The oddball dynamics and conflicts within the family work well. It’s also interesting to watch the training required for the WWE. (Although if you really prefer the illusion of the stories and personalities and all of that, you may not want to see how the sausage gets made.)…

Anonymous on May 3, 2019 at 6:40 AM.

Solid Biopic/Comedy, Wrestling Fans Should Have Fun Here This is one of those cases where truth is indeed stranger than fiction, as the Knight family has endless stories and drama, so it makes sense it would be turned into a movie at some point. Fighting with My Family touches on the entire family and their various quirks, but the real focus is on Saraya, who would become Paige, and her brother Zak. Paige gets the lion’s share of the attention in the narrative, but I did appreciate how Zak’s arc was given time to flesh out as well, as his story was a…