Rocky II

Title: Rocky II
Year: 1979
Director: Sylvester Stallone
Writer: Sylvester Stallone
Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers, Burgess Meredith
Music: Bill Conti
Length: 119 minutes
Synopsis: after his successful fight, Rocky can’t get his career to work
How I saw it: on video (rented from Netflix), December 2008
Subjective Rating: 8/10 (Great).
Objective Rating: 7/10 (points off for concept, cinematography and music) c. 3.1/4 (Very good).

It is crazy, having grown up in the early 90’s and late 80’s (and thinking Sylvester Stallone was just a big guy who can’t talk, that sh** like Rambo III or Demolition Man were representative of his contribution to cinema), to be discovering now that all that time he was secretly an extremely competent filmmaker.

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