Journeyman (2018) – Review

Director: Paddy Considine Starring: Paddy Considine, Jodie Whittaker, Paul Popplewell, Tony Pitts, Anthony Welsh The Overview Boxer Matty Burton (Considine) suffers a serious head injury during a fight. It is about the impact this has on his marriage, his life and and his family. The Review Boxing movies, for better or worse, follow a certain... Continue Reading →

Creed Review: It’s a Knock-Out! 

Director: Ryan Coogler Starring: Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, Tessa Thompson The Overview After spending his childhood in and out of prison and foster homes, Adonis Johnson (Jordan) finally decides to follow in his father's footsteps and become a boxer. Whilst simultaneously trying to live up to and escape the name "Creed", Adonis seeks the... Continue Reading →

Southpaw Review: Time to throw in the towel?

Director: Antoine Fuqua Starring: Jake Gylllenhaal, Rachel McAdams, Forest Whitaker, Oona Laurence Please note, this review contains minor spoilers. Ask anyone to name a movie about boxing, and I bet they wouldn’t struggle. Most people would say Rocky. Some people might say Raging Bull. There is also the more recent The Fighter, Million Dollar Baby,... Continue Reading →

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