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Movie Review: Creed (2015)

Sylvester “Sly” Stallone’s original Rocky (1976) was a full embodiment and genre pioneer of the inspirational sports drama; a blend of iconic imagery, underdog truisms, and a piercing populist charm to the heart that has always made for a rousing crowd-pleaser of a film. 1,457 more words

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Yo, Adrian! I Did It! I Marathoned All Five Rocky Sequels!

Yeah, to you it’s Thanksgiving; to me it’s Rocky Week. On Wednesday, Ryan Coogler’s highly anticipated Rocky spinoff, Creed, hits theaters and to celebrate, we’re carving out a feast of features. 7,446 more words

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Concussion Trailer 2

Will Smith examines the “hard hitting” true story in the new trailer for Concussion. View trailer below. 182 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


McFarland USA (2015)

For one who is only a sedentary sports spectator at best, I have, ironically, watched a disproportionate amount of sports in film and considers them to be one of my favourite genres. 707 more words

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Southpaw (2015) ☆☆☆(3/4): A predictable sports melodrama galvanized by Gyllenhaal

To be frank with you, “Southpaw” brings nothing new to its genre as dutifully following many familiar conventions of its genre. First, we have a tough boxer riddled with personal demons, and we already know he must confront them sooner or later – especially when he finds himself at the bottom of his life and career. 998 more words


Beaten Down


My wife and I have been happily together for 8 years and married for almost three. The two of us share a total of three children that are healthy and smart. 677 more words

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