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What I Watched: January 2017

In the second edition of “What I Watched,” I cover (in one way or another) all of the films I watched in this past month of January. 1,331 more words


Rocky IV (1985)

Stallone never really gets his due as a filmmaker. Anyone who believes in the auteur theory could make a serious case for Stallone just by looking at the Rockyseries. 397 more words


The Blackcatloner Podcast - Yo, Adrian! It's the Rocky Retrospective, Y'Know?

I have officially decided to take up podcasting to replace the Blackcatloner vlog series. I will be posting podcasts through podcasts.com for the foreseeable future. Does this mean that I have officially ended making videos? 70 more words

Sylvester Stallone

Rocky Retrospective: Rocky IV and the Sliding Time Scale.

This is something I’m just totally screwing around with but it’s fun to talk about.

In the movie world Rocky I opens in November of 1975. 644 more words


Rocky Retrospective: Rocky IV

Rocky IV was released in 1985, at the height of Reagan’s America. In this sequel the Rocky series reaches the peak bombastic-ness as our hero takes on the Soviet super slugging machine Ivan Drago. 577 more words


56 Days, 56 Christmas Films: Day 2 - Rocky IV

So, I’m watching a Christmas film every day from Halloween to Christmas. Why? Because it’s the most wonderful time of the year! There are going to be some classics, there are going to be some new ones, there are going to be some forgotten ones, and some incredibly tangential ones. 718 more words

General Musings

Classics for the gym! 

I’m here bumping this classic album and doing chest. Dad would be proud lol.