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Southpaw (2015)

An overwrought and awkward tribulation that jabs away with every boxing movie cliché in existence, Southpaw is directed by Antoine Fuqua and features a musty Kurt Sutter screenplay that was originally designed to propel an Eminem vehicle. 669 more words



If you’ve never seen a boxing film in your entire life, I guess it would be plausible to label “Southpaw” a good movie. Other than that, you’d have no excuse to fall for this terrible script, from first-time feature writer, Kurt Sutter. 390 more words


SOUTHPAW (2015): Nothing New But Good Performances All Round

Antoine Fuqua is the man in the director’s seat for Southpaw, the movie where Jake Gyllenhaal stars as Billy Hope, a successful boxer seeking redemption after an unbearable tragedy derails his life completely. 150 more words



There are certain films that have come to define the genre which chronicles what is known as ‘the noble art’: Raging Bull, Million Dollar Baby, Rocky… 573 more words


Movie Review: Southpaw (2015)

Southpaw (2015)

Starring- Jake Gyllenhaal, Rachel McAdams, Forest Whittaker, Oona Laurence, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Skylan Brooks, Naomie Harris, Victor Ortiz, Beau Knapp, Miguel Gomez… 1,394 more words

Movie Reviews

MOVIE REVIEW | Southpaw (2015)

“You can’t control shit.”

Between 1976 and 1980, the boxing picture was pretty much perfected with Rocky and Raging Bull.  The former telling the quintessential underdog story, while the latter was all about the rise and fall of a tragic figure who was his own worst enemy.  488 more words