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    Old vs New: Rocky vs Creed

    After six movies spanning thirty years, a number of title defenses, as well as a series of impossible victories, what was left for the Rocky universe? The answer is Creed (2015), a soft reboot which introduces the new lead of Adonis Johnson (Michael B. Jordan), the illegitimate son of the…

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    Rating the Rocky Movies: Part II

    Every artform is open to interpretation. We all like different things. So I’m sure there are people who disagree with my bottom four choices. That’s okay. I understand why people love the other Rocky movies; or if they even prefer one of the Creed movies, which are slick and well-made.…

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    Rating the Rocky Movies: Part I

    I love the Rocky franchise. The movies range from classics to great popcorn entertainment. When I was younger, the fights did it for me. It was just about the entertainment. But as I’ve gotten older it’s been about the substance. It’s a rare thing when a sporting movie can blend…

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