Tag Archive for 'John G. Avildsen'

Beverly Hills Film Fest 2017 – Eight Feature Film Reviews

So many amazing film fests – so little time!  The recent star-studded 17th Annual Beverly Hills Film Festival happened this past week (at the famed TLC Chinese 6 Theatres in Hollywood!) and it was a massive five day movie event indeed.  Not only were there amazing docs and features, but also a slew of short […]


Rocky Heavyweight Collection (Blu-ray Review)

When I first got word of this new Blu-ray box set, Rocky Heavyweight Collection, and its eligibility up for review, I thought long and hard to myself.  Do I have the strength to endure throughout this review, but not only that, can I do the Blu-ray box set justice?  The Rocky franchise contains some of […]


Go The Distance With The Rocky Heavyweight Collection on Blu-ray!

Let’s face it, besides the Aliens box set years ago and the Universal Monsters one, in my opinion this may be one the greatest Blu-ray packages ever assembled, even though it’s repackage (although with a new transfer on the first film) of an earlier set.  One may expect me to say that of the Star […]


Rocky (Blu-ray Review)

Nominated for ten Academy Awards, this 1976 Best Picture Winner started a franchise that inspired the world.  A struggling Philadelphia club fighter (Sylvester Stallone) gets a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to fight for love, glory and self-respect. Featuring a legendary musical score by Bill Conti and thrilling fight sequences, this rousing crowd-pleaser proved to be as much […]