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Sandy Wexler

In 1994, fledgling Hollywood agent Sandy Wexler (Adam Sandler) finally finds a talent worth promoting, singer Courtney Clarke (Jennifer Hudson)… but his lack of skills is a constant roadblock. A comedy loosely based on Sandler’s own colorful agent, Sandy Wernick, that plays out over several years. That’s one explanation for the massively bloated running time, … Continue reading Sandy Wexler

Rocky IV

GET READY FOR THE NEXT WORLD WAR. Apollo Creed (Carl Weathers) wants a comeback in the ring and decides to fight an intimidating Soviet boxer (Dolph Lundgren); the disastrous consequences pulls Rocky (Sylvester Stallone) into the biggest bout of his life. It’s possible to view this third sequel, the most bankable of them all, as … Continue reading Rocky IV

Rocky III

A FIGHTER. A LOVER. A LEGEND. THE GREATEST CHALLENGE.  Heavyweight champ Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone) is challenged by a young, very aggressive fighter (Mr. T) and fails to see that the right attitude plays a huge part in winning… Much like Rocky has been shaped by wealth and success, this is a very slick chapter … Continue reading Rocky III

Rocky II

THERE IS ONE FIGHT LEFT. HE MUST WIN IT WITH HIS HANDS… SHE MUST WIN IT WITH HER HEART. After the sensational fight that almost ended Apollo Creed’s (Carl Weathers) career, the champ feels humiliated and demands a rematch; Rocky (Sylvester Stallone) refuses at first. After two box-office failures, Stallone returned to the concept that … Continue reading Rocky II

Rocky: Rise of an Italian Stallion

YOU HAVE A RINGSIDE SEAT FOR THE BLOODIEST BICENTENNIAL IN HISTORY! At the 1977 Academy Awards, Sylvester Stallone and Muhammad Ali staged a comic brawl as a way of showing that Ali had no ill feelings toward this fresh Hollywood star. When Stallone wrote Rocky and created a larger-than-life heavyweight champ, he was inspired by … Continue reading Rocky: Rise of an Italian Stallion

Force 10 From Navarone

THE ODDS AGAINST THEM WERE 10,000 TO 1… BUT WHAT THE HELL! After the mission that destroyed the guns of Navarone, Keith Mallory and John Miller (Robert Shaw, Edward Fox) are asked to find a spy who may have infiltrated the Yugoslav Partisans. This sequel to The Guns of Navarone (1961) is no match for … Continue reading Force 10 From Navarone

Little Nicky

YOU KNOW HIS NUMBER. YOU KNOW HIS NAME. AND NOW YOU WILL MEET… HIS SON.  When his nasty brothers wreak havoc on Earth, Satan’s overly sweet son Nicky (Adam Sandler) has to bring them back to Hell. Every Sandler movie may be hell to some, but this really is one of his worst. The star … Continue reading Little Nicky