Tag Archive: Rocky

Movie Marathon: ‘Creed’

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Kinda dropped the ball in the output there…rest assured I was watching Creed, the seventh film in the Rocky franchise. Quite the diversion this one, with the focus shifting onto Apollo Creed’s son Adonis. I expected… Continue reading

Movie Marathon: ‘Rocky Balboa’

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Oof, these movies are going downhill fast…I can’t imagine this final named instalment, one that defied established naming conventions is going to be up to much. Title: Rocky Balboa Released: 2006 Director: Sylvester Stallone… Continue reading

Movie Marathon: ‘Rocky V’

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The series seems to be getting a bit…silly. Surely things will level out a bit now that Rocky has brought the Cold War to a grinding halt. Title: Rocky V Released: 1991 Director: John… Continue reading

Movie Marathon: ‘Rocky IV’

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Of all the original Rocky movies this is the one I was most interested in seeing. It was the first one I was actually aware of as a kid and, as with many 80s… Continue reading

Movie Marathon: ‘Rocky III’

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After the rematch plot of the second film the one thing that we’re most looking forward to in this second sequel is a new challenger to step up to the plate. And who… Continue reading

Movie Marathon: ‘Rocky II’

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We found the first film in the series to be good but a touch over-rated. Time to see what happens next. Title: Rocky II Released: 1979 Director: Sylvester Stallone Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire,… Continue reading

Movie Marathon: ‘Rocky’

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Every movie buff has their “Confession Movie” – the one they haven’t gotten around to. Maybe it’s Star Wars, or a Scorsese and DeNiro collaboration. Something that has shaped cinema and pop culture in… Continue reading

5 Things I Want to See Happen In “Creed II”

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2015’s Creed managed to breathe new life into the storied Rocky franchise.  After 2006’s Rocky Balboa, I thought we’d seen the last of the Italian Stallion and it felt like an appropriate sendoff. … Continue reading

Retro Movie Review: ‘Rocky’

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This is a film which sadly far too many people know solely based on reputation and parody. All they know is that it is an underdog boxing movie starring a musclehead who talks… Continue reading

5 Movies I Used to Hate But Changed My Mind On

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Watching movies and tasting foods for the first time are visceral experiences.  Love, hate, indifference, disgust; there are many gradations of response once the end credits roll or you take that first bite.… Continue reading