Creed II Is A Well-Directed Thirst Quencher With A Clichéd Twist

Creed II hits Irish cinemas next week, November 30 and you can expect a smart, well directed film and with a cliche story, but not in a way that jeopardized the movie itself.

Creed II

Michael B. Jordan and Sylvester Stallone deliver knockout performances in Creed II,  Ryan Coogler’s ‘Rocky’ spin-off, which lives up to the best of its predecessors while forging its own path.

The movie has a mix of everything that a successfull film must have: a great cast, amazing soundtrack, stunning images and a storyline that involves drama, sweat, love, blood, pain and success.

On one side of the ring, we have Michael B. Jordan, who is well known for being our favourite villain in ‘Black Panther’. He has been proving himself as an actor movie after movie, the face, the charisma, the smile and those abs, yes, we need to mention his abs because that’s something that will be in your mind for a while after watching it.

Talking about abs, on the other side of the ring we have Florian Munteanu, who plays Ivan Drago’s son. Drago, portrayed by Dolph Lundgren in ‘Rocky IV’, is the character that killed Apollo Creed, Adonis’s father, in a boxing match, he does not talk much, he is a boxer in real life so his proper action it is inside the ring. As expected, a bit of drama also from his side of the story, we love some drama, don’t we?

Creed 2 is not something that will surprise you, and we believe that it was not the intention of Stallone when he wrote it. The movie brings new elements, more characters and a higher resolution, it was made for those who were fans of the ‘Rocky’ film franchise, but with a touch of modernity to it and something that involves everyone in this kind of movie: vengence!

It’s been 33 years since Apollo Creed was killed in the ring by Ivan Drago, now is time for Adonis Creed to avenge his father in the ring, fighting his son Viktor Drago.

By Apollo’s side, the big champion with the perfect life, a family and a legacy, he has everything to lose with this fight. Viktor Drago is motivated by his father who was defeated by Rocky in the past.

Better than one revenge, it is a double revenge! Pick your side and enjoy the view (wooork for those abs!).

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