Tagged: boxing

FURIOUS FIGHTERS: Rocky IV

It’s Boxing Day! Well, at least in Europe it is. Time to open up the rest of your Christmas presents (and/or box up goods...

Charles Bronson knocks em out in HARD TIMES

“Well, you know Chick, like old momma said, next best thing to playing and winning is playing and losing.” Walter Hill’s crackerjack Depression era...

John Huston’s FAT CITY

In the town of Stockton California, Billy Tully (Stacy Keach) is an over the hill ex-boxer who lives alone in a dumpy little apartment...

Ong Bak

ONG BAK

The title “Ong-Bak” refers to a stone Buddha head which is what gives the main character a reason to go on a path of...

Ready for the pain

POSTERS: Raging Bull

After a close brush with death caused by a cocaine overdose in the late 70s, Martin Scorsese felt he was at the end of...

Requiem For A Heavyweight

One of the finest dramas revolving around the sport of boxing which preceded such classics as Rocky (1976) and Raging Bull (1980) is Ralph...