Characters, Movie Reviews, Movies, Sports

Watching ‘Rocky’ For the First Time

Rocky. Everyone in the United States knows who Rocky is. If you don’t, you’ve basically been living under a rock. Sylvester Stallone created a fictional character that is literally one of the most inspiring and iconic fictional characters of all time. I’ve been watching Rocky movies since I was a kid but I had only ever seen Rocky III (which is my favorite installment) and Rocky IV. Then I saw Creed and Creed II, which were also pretty good. But there were two important Rocky movies I had never thought about watching before and that was Rocky and Rocky II.

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a post sharing my ranking of all of the Oscar-winning movies I had ever seen but when I went to look at a list of all the Oscar-winning films my jaw dropped when I saw that Rocky was on that list. All this time I have loved these movies and I didn’t see the one that got a freaking Oscar for Best Picture! What?! So, because Netflix just released all five Rocky movies on their streaming service, I decided to watch it, and boy was I surprised. Continue reading “Watching ‘Rocky’ For the First Time”

Marvel, Movies, Superhero

What’s Your Favorite ‘Avengers’ Movie?

The last time I wrote this there were only three Avengers movies. Now there are four, and the fourth and final Avengers film is now the highest-grossing movie of all time. Wow! So, for this week’s Who’s Your Favorite? I decided to bring this post back to the forefront for this eventful Marvel year. Enjoy!

The Avengers

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The Avengers could’ve been a flop, with a poor script, but with Joss Whedon’s direction and Kevin Feige’s oversight this film turned out to be a massive success. It brought together six amazing heroes in a fight to save Earth from Loki’s tyrannic dominion and it was simply awesome. Continue reading “What’s Your Favorite ‘Avengers’ Movie?”