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Rocky (1976)

Rocky (1976)

Rocky    03 Dec 1976

PG 120 minReleased

IMDB: 8.1/10 776 votes

Starting this month we’re going to review all of the entries in the Rocky franchise. It’s kind of a miss not to have reviews for them with a website with this theme. Of course, the first is the 1976 original and a movie I have not watched for a very long time. I always knew it was good but had forgotten or not realized just how good. I’m starting to wonder again if Rocky III or ...

Excessive Force (1993)

Excessive Force (1993)

Excessive Force    14 May 1993

R 87 minReleased

IMDB: 5.2/10 196 votes

In the early 1990’s New Line saw dollar signs in Terry Silver (Thomas Ian Griffith), a handsome film star, martial artist and even accomplished Irish tap dancer. They took the screenplay for Excessive Force, a violent actioner, turned it into a movie and hoped that it might be the beginnings of Griffith’s charge into the 1990’s as one of the new leading action men. They also recruited Lance Henriksen, James Earl Jones and Tony Todd. Great cast, ...