When Adonis Creed returns to the ring in CREED II, he has all he’s ever fought for: a new wife, stable family and, of course, the heavyweight championship on his shoulders. However, when the shadows of his past resurface to confront him, Creed must ask himself what he’s fighting for and what he’s prepared to… [Read More]
Inspired by the true events, Tiger tells the story of Pardeep Singh Nagra, an aspiring boxer who becomes the centre of controversy when he is banned from the sport due to his religious beliefs. Sighting the safety of the athletes, Nagra is told that he will be unable to compete in the ring because he refuses… [Read More]
The Rocky Saga continues with Creed II. It would be nice for the Creed films to have their own identity. It’s not just that they still have Rocky Balboa in a key role,; they both rely heavily on plot from the earlier Rocky films rather than looking for their own paths.
While John Ford might be best known for westerns like Stagecoach and The Searchers, he earned Academy Awards for other projects like The Grapes of Wrath and The Quiet Man. Now, Olive Films delivers the high definition transfer of the latter, a romantic drama/comedy set in Ireland. When the Irish-American ex-boxer Sean Thornton (John Wayne) arrives in Ireland, he’s looking to… [Read More]
Over a million athletes worldwide train for the Olympics, but only about one percent achieve that goal. These stories are much different than much of what American and Canadian viewers will see on their TVs during the games.
Some folks feel that Sly Stallone was robbed of a lifetime achievement award in his nomination for Best Supporting Actor at Sunday night’s Oscar ceremonies. The greater snub is that Michael B. Jordan’s role as Adonis Creed, son of Apollo Creed, didn’t get nominated at all. Playing the heir apparent to carry the mantle, “Black… [Read More]
[The team for Beast (L to R): Chad McKinney, Tom McKeith, Sam McKeith Garrett Dillahunt] Starring newcomer Chad McKinney and veteran actor Garret Dillahunt (Winter’s Bone, Raising Hope), Beast tells the story of Jaime Gray (McKinney), a young boxer in the Philippines who is managed by his father, Rick (Dillahunt). After getting involved with a… [Read More]