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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Classic Movie Of The Week 2017

Classic Movie Of The Week: Breaking Away (1979)

Starring: Dennis Christopher, Dennis Quaid, Daniel Stern, Jackie Earle Haley Director: Peter Yates Four teens have graduated from high school in Indiana, and are mooching around their university town, where everyone is either a student or associated with the university, or a cutter, that is, the working class offspring of quarry workers. Whilst none of… Continue reading Classic Movie Of The Week: Breaking Away (1979)

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105 Must Watch Films: The Natural (1984)

Starring: Robert Redford, Robert Duvall, Glenn Close, Kim Basinger Director: Barry Levinson This sweet film starring Robert Redford is a lovely, uplifting piece of nostalgia and romance. Roy Hobbs (Redford) is a man with a gift for baseball, and has big plans for the future with his girlfriend Iris (Close), all of which come crashing… Continue reading 105 Must Watch Films: The Natural (1984)

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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)