Pound for pound the best Rocky outing for 40-years. B Jordan packs a punch but Sly’s subtlety lands the knockout emotional blow.  _____________________________ Initial release: November 19, 2015 (Westwood) Director: Ryan Coogler Running time: 2h 13m Film series: Rocky Screenplay: Ryan Coogler, Aaron Covington


JAMIE writes… With the world’s favourite Philly underdog returning to cinemas for possibly his final outing in Creed this month, it’s an opportune moment to look back over a franchise that has spanned 40-years and defied all expectations. 6. ROCKY V – Despite a comically cartoonish street fight between Rocky and his brilliantly named protege-turned-baddun Tommy Gunn, this is the …