Film Reviews

Preview: The Bleeder (AKA Chuck) (2016)

Starring: Liev Schreiber, Noami Watts, Elizabeth Moss, Ron Perlman, Michael Rapaport Director: Philippe Falardeau Back in 1975 in New Jersey, a liquor salesman with a modest fighting career was pitted against the great Muhammed Ali. But he was a man with his own inner demons to fight... Sound familiar? It's the story of Chuck Wepner,… Continue reading Preview: The Bleeder (AKA Chuck) (2016)

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Classic Movie Of The Week 2017

Classic Movie Of The Week: Rocky (1976)

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers Director: John G Avildsen Rocky (Stallone) is a past-his-prime boxer, trying to make ends meet, and still take on a few bouts in the ring. But he hasn't forgotten his dreams of making it big. He might just have his chance when he's on the receiving… Continue reading Classic Movie Of The Week: Rocky (1976)

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Creed (2015)

Starring: Michael B Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, Tessa Thompson Director: Ryan Coogler Unsurprising but satisfying sequel to the Rocky series, in which the titular hero steps aside to support new blood, training the son of his former rival, Apollo Creed. Classic boxing movie tropes abound, with Michael B Jordan playing Adonis, son of Creed, who is… Continue reading Creed (2015)