Expecting the new Rocky 7 Creed, it is difficult now to think that his adventures started 39 years ago, as in Nov of this year. It was back in 1976 when a street-tough worker for the mob and an expert boxer known as Rocky Balboa stormed our world and provided a model for every underdog who is trying to get over the apparently impossible odds against him.
The original Rocky film won the Academia Award for best movie in 1976, so it is not a bad thing (nor an insult) to affirm that the Rocky tale, right now having six movies under its belt, actually peaked with its initial film. Since then, the brand has sustained itself, but if the movie sequence were a city train, then in 1976 it was a complete car. Progressively, though, individuals have been moving off after each movie as if this train were derailing and asking where to exit it. Rocky II found Balboa taking the titles, which everyone wanted to enjoy. Rocky III saw its hero go from underdog idol directly to LLC, a company product, figuratively.
From that point on, the ridiculousness truly started to set in with no problems. In Rocky IV, Rocky handled the things and somehow single-handedly ended the Cool War by banging out an enormous enemy on the Soviet’s house pitch, avenging the death of his best friend, the brave Apollo Creed. In Rocky V, he was not allowed from fight because of heath problems and missing all his prizes when his brother-in-law finally signed a deal over Rocky’s twisted financial advisor. (Rocky V was without a doubt the most disappointing of the entire series).
And it was at this point, Rocky V, where the Rocky’s train passengers all started jumping off it. If the Balboa storyline were a top train, Rocky V was a second-hand metro rail, with Rocky’s scared young son suddenly turning into some kind of destroying fighter and beating his bully, being the strange character of the movie Indeed, the Rocky story was senseless after this.
Regardless of that, nothing can mess up this news for its dedicated fans. The Rocky Metro has been turned up for one more time, and there is only a few of them still seated on their places. Almost everyone else got off it several years ago. On Nov 25, it will continue to move ahead in line at the cinema, when this movie is launched.
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