April 19, 2010

Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone, 2006)

WHAT IT IS: Rocky Balboa, ex-world boxing champion, resolves, against all odds, to fight on a ring again. HOW IT IS: Although its story recalls the hope and determination of the first Rocky (John G. Avildsen, 1976), Rocky Balboa is a pale copy. Its screenplay is spread too thin with storylines ranging from Rocky’s obsolescence to his relationship with his […]