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Rocky film's message more than just boxing

One of my favorite scenes in the first Rocky film was when the title character was laying next to his girlfriend in his apartment, just 24 hours before his first-ever title fight against the boxing heavyweight champion. 833 more words

My November '15 in Review

The time for to binge catch up with the deluge of awards contenders is upon us. I’ve yet to embark upon this unwieldy endeavor myself, what with other preoccupations detracting enough from my viewing habits to pose a potential problem. 65 more words

The Month In Review

Throwback Trailer: Rocky (1976)

Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone), a small-time boxer from working-class Philadelphia, is arbitrarily chosen to take on the reigning world heavyweight champion, Apollo Creed (Carl Weathers), when the undefeated fighter’s scheduled opponent is injured. 31 more words

Throwback Trailer

Rocky V (1990)

Director – John G. Avildsen

Starring – Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Burgess Meredith, Sage Stallone, Richard Gant, Tommy Morrison,

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Rocky (1976)

Director – John G. Avildsen

Starring – Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Burgess Meredith, Carl Weathers, Stan Shaw,

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Film Reviews

That Moment In Rocky V (1990): You Beat 'Em With Heart

REVIEW: As with every sequel in the series, the beginning is the previous film’s end. In flashback, we watch as Rocky (Stallone) comes from behind again, this time defeating the big Soviet fighter, Ivan Drago ( 1,486 more words

Z: The Films

W. W. and the Dixie Dancekings (1975)

By Richard Winters

My Rating: 4 out of 10

4-Word Review: Conman promotes country band.

Burt Reynolds plays a good-natured, fun-loving conman who travels the south robbing gas stations as well as conning anyone out of their money in any way he can. 415 more words

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