Boxing Biopic Revisits Checkered Career of Roberto Duran

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DVD Features Will Smith as Fearless Physician Who Fought the NFL

  Concussion DVD Review by Kam Williams DVD Features Will Smith as Fearless Physician Who Fought the NFL In 2002, Will Smith landed his first Academy Award nomination for Ali, a riveting biopic about Muhammad Ali directed by Michael Mann. Although a cultural icon in his own right, Smith managed to disappear into the role […]

Stallone Revives Rocky Franchise with Oscar-Quality Performance

  Creed DVD Review by Kam Williams Stallone Revives Rocky Franchise with Oscar-Quality Performance When most people think of Rocky, what automatically comes to mind is the iconic image of a gutsy underdog easy to root for who held his own in the boxing ring against a variety of imposing adversaries. Each installment of the […]

Rocky Franchise Revived with Compelling, Character-Driven Spin-Off

  Creed Film Review by Kam Williams Rocky Franchise Revived with Compelling, Character-Driven Spin-Off When most people think of Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone), what automatically comes to mind is the iconic image of a gutsy underdog easy to root for who held his own in the boxing ring against a variety of imposing adversaries. Each […]

Bittersweet Boxing Tale of Redemption Released on DVD

  Southpaw DVD Review by Kam Williams Bittersweet Boxing Tale of Redemption Released on DVD Billy Hope (Jake Gyllenhaal) surmounted incredible odds en route to becoming the World Light Heavyweight Boxing Champ. After all, his prospects weren’t exactly brilliant, given how he’d been abandoned by his mother at birth. But he was lucky enough to […]

Ex-Champ Mounts Comeback in Bittersweet Boxing Tale of Redemption

  Southpaw Film Review by Kam Williams   Ex-Champ Mounts Comeback in Bittersweet Boxing Tale of Redemption   Billy Hope (Jake Gyllenhaal) surmounted incredible odds en route to becoming the World Light Heavyweight Boxing Champ. After all, his prospects weren’t exactly brilliant, given how he’d been abandoned by his mother at birth. But he was […]