Tagged with Rocky

“Creed II Review: It’s An Even Better Version Of Rocky IV”

“Creed II Review: It’s An Even Better Version Of Rocky IV”


I liked Creed. I have Feelings™ about Rocky IV. It stands to reason that I’d feel at least minor trepidation about a Creed movie that addresses the events of Rocky IV, even though down the line the Creed chapters in the Rocky franchise would need to address Rocky IV out of continuity necessity.  So consider it a Thanksgiving miracle that Creed II, which opens today, the … Continue reading

Review: Creed, 2015, dir. Ryan Coogler

Review: Creed, 2015, dir. Ryan Coogler


“There’s an alternate timeline in which Creed is a superfluous waste of nostalgia. In that universe, Warner Bros. gave the reins to a filmmaker other than Ryan Coogler, the young Oakland-born director who stunned viewers in 2013 with Fruitvale Station, a bio-drama about the death of Oscar Grant. Maybe Coogler is the last person anyone … Continue reading