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]
There are a couple of twists that take place, neither terribly earthshattering. So the story plays out as an action thriller with very little credibility.
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.
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]
I’m a reluctant writer. It’s a gift. It’s a curse. It’s a gift because God has given me the voice to express myself. It’s a curse because of the toll it takes and the burden I have to carry. Your fearless leader Jacob has been nudging me to write film commentary like we used to… [Read More]
Upon the conclusion of last night’s Golden Globes, Oscar season has officially begun. Run by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (or HFPA), the Globes have become one of Hollywood’s biggest parties. Alcohol flows freely. A-Listers hang out and have some laughs. Big name hosts like Ricky Gervais or Fey and Poehler run an evening more… [Read More]