Film Review: Creed III is a physical and emotional gut-punch that showcases Michael B. Jordan’s strength as a filmmaker

March 1, 2023

You have to hand it to Michael B. Jordan for even attempting to take on a project like Creed III as his directorial debut.  Considering it’s the third film in a proven franchise – itself an offshoot from a six-strong film series – and it’s coming off the back of offerings from both Ryan Coogler […]

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Interview: Michael B. Jordan on making his directorial debut with Creed III

October 19, 2022

Having breathed new life into the legendary Rocky franchise as the son of Sylvester Stallone’s long-time rival, Adonis Creed, Michael B. Jordan drove the Creed films to critical and commercial acclaim. Now, five years on from 2018’s $200 million success Creed II, Jordan is both stepping back in and out of the ring, putting on […]

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Terrify your TBR with the Book Team’s favourite spooky reads!

October 27, 2021

The AU Review film buffs have had their say, now it’s time for the Books Team to have theirs! If you’re considering spending Halloween buried in a book with the lights firmly on (no judgement here!), allow us to recommend a few spooky season reads! From the Corner of His Eye by Dean Koontz On […]

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Big Rumble Boxing: Creed Champions Review: A Fun, Flawed Arcade Romp

October 8, 2021

As a fan of both the Rocky film series and the sport of boxing in general, I often wonder about the next definitive boxing game. Believe it or not, it’s been a decade since EA Sport’s Fight Night Champion, which I still dip back into until this very day. And then I saw it; the […]

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Film Review: Creed II (USA, 2018) may not touch gloves with its predecessor, but it still packs a mighty punch

November 30, 2018

If there’s one franchise that I am utterly surprised that it is still ongoing at this point, it is the franchise of Rocky Balboa by Sylvester Stallone. Proving you can’t keep a fighter down (or you can’t stop beating a dead horse), writer/director Ryan Coogler came up with the idea to reinvigorate the franchise without […]

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Roadshow bring runners home to the Rocky theme

April 6, 2016

To celebrate the release of Creed to DVD and Blu-ray, Roadshow set up a micro orchestra to cover the original Rocky theme (“Gonna Fly Now” by Bill Conti) at the crest of Sydney’s toughest set of stairs. Watch the embattled runners reborn in the video below, Creed is the tale of Apollo Creed’s son Adonis […]

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DVD Review: Creed (USA, 2015)

April 6, 2016

Sylvester Stallone has been playing Rocky Balboa for forty years. It’s a credit to the almost-70-year-old actor that he has found a way to breathe new life into the iconic character in Creed, the seventh film in the Rocky franchise. In fact, his efforts even earned him an Oscar nomination this year, the third of […]

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MTV unveils the first round of presenters for 2016 MTV Movie Awards!

March 24, 2016

On Tuesday, MTV announced the first round of presenters for this year’s MTV Movie Awards. The presenters announced for the first round are Charlize Theron, Chris Hemsworth and Jessica Chastain from The Huntsmen: Winter’s War, Seth Rogen and Zac Efron from Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising, Olivia Munn from X-Men: Apocalypse and supermodel Gigi Hadid.  In case you missed it, this year the MTV […]

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MTV reveals nominations for 25th Annual MTV Movie Awards with Star Wars: The Force Awakens receiving 11 nominations

March 10, 2016

Yesterday MTV revealed the nominees for this year’s MTV Movie Awards. Being its 25th year, this will be an opportunity for fans to celebrate and recognise blockbuster movies which have received critical acclaim. Titles such as Avengers: Age of Ultron, Creed, Deadpool, Jurassic World, Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Straight Outta Compton have been nominated for ‘Movie of […]

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Film Review: Creed (USA, 2015)

November 25, 2015

In 1976, a relatively unknown actor named Sylvester Stallone wrote a screenplay that would change his life and the lives of many young men from that generation forward. That screenplay turned into the boxing film Rocky, and we would grow to become or know of people who would shadow box in their bedrooms, making “dsh-dsh-dsh” […]

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The new Rocky film Creed gets a new official full length trailer

September 15, 2015

The brand new full length trailer was released today for the seventh film in the Rocky series, titled Creed, which brings back Sylvester Stallone into his iconic role, this time as he meets the son of Apollo Creed. The film is released in November. Here’s a bit more about the film, and then check out […]

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The first trailer for Rocky VII aka Creed has landed!

July 1, 2015

The Rocky saga is set to continue as the first trailer for the 7th film in the series debuted this morning. Directed by Ryan Coogler, Creed explores a new chapter in the Rocky story and stars Academy Award nominee Sylvester Stallone returning to his iconic role. The film also reunites Coogler with his Fruitvale Station star Michael B. Jordan, starring as […]

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