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Creed II – Review

Creed managed the rarest of things, successfully handing the franchise baton on to a new generation. In comparison, surely Creed II should be an easy knockout? The screenwriting team hit fundamental...
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Journeyman – Review

This film was previously reviewed on 18/10/17 as part of London Film Festival. Journeyman is a film waiting ringside to deliver a heavy, gut-wrenching blow; it’s not a sucker punch – you know it’s...
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Creed – Review

Freud theorised that every son would kill his father, but what happens when the father is already dead? For the illegitimate son of Apollo Creed, the answer is simple: fight his name. Ryan Coogler, an...

Southpaw – Review

MMA-centric Warrior once perfectly blurred the lines between predictable fluff and hard-hitting emotional heft. Southpaw treads the same path with less punches on target. This is a redemption movie and so...

Grudge Match – Review

Being a fan of boxing and craptastic puns, a film with the tagline “Grudgement Day” doesn’t have to do much to win me over. And Grudge Match doesn’t do much either; De Niro and Stallone fight a bit...