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RINGSIDE CINEMA: Boxing Movie Posters: How Hollywood Sold the Sweet Science is Coming!

RINGSIDE CINEMA: Boxing Movie Posters: How Hollywood Sold the Sweet Science is a book that will appeal not only to movie and boxing fans but also to Sylvester Stallone and Rocky fans.

Ringside Seat magazine presents Ringside Cinema, the first book dedicated to boxing movie posters and lobby cards from the past 100 years. Rarely seen international posters are also represented here. This beautiful, 170-page book includes an introduction by TCM host and author Eddie Muller and foreword by Steve Kronenberg, Noir City magazine’s managing editor and frequent contributor to Ringside Seat magazine. From Alfred Hitchcock’s The Ring to film noir’s The Set-Up to 2010’s Creed, it’s all here and a feast for the eyes. Ringside Cinema is essential for every boxing fan and movie aficionado’s bookshelf.
“Kudos to Ringside Seat and designer Michael Kronenberg for creating a book that combines three of my great passions: boxing, movies, and poster art. This one’s a keeper.” – Eddie Muller

Check out the video preview below.  Once it hits 1976, Rocky movie posters dominate all the way through!

RINGSIDE CINEMA: Boxing Movie Posters: How Hollywood Sold the Sweet Science comes in two versions:

Ranking All 9 “Rocky” Movies

Scott Mendleson, at Forbes, posted Every ‘Rocky’ Movie Ranked From Worst To Best.  Before you click over, I decided to revisit my rankings and compare Mendelson’s with mine.  So without further adieu, here we go…

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9. Rocky V (1990) 9. Rocky V (1990)
8. Rocky IV: Rocky Vs. Drago (2021) 8. Rocky IV (1985)
7. Rocky IV (1985) 7. Creed II (2018)
6. Rocky III (1982) 6. Rocky II (1978)
5. Creed II (2018) 5. Creed (2015)
4. Rocky II (1978) 4. Rocky IV: Rocky Vs. Drago (2021)
3. Rocky Balboa (2006) 3. Rocky Balboa (2006)
2. Creed (2015) 2. Rocky III (1982)
1. Rocky (1976) 1. Rocky (1976)

Sly and the Family Stallone News for the Week

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Sly Stallone’s Most Underrated Acting Scenes

Tom at TV Over Mind came up with a list of Five Underrated Acting Scenes from Sylvester Stallone.  While the list or the presentation isn’t the best. (The used the photo above for heading <I added the text for my post> and it isn’t their number one choice.  Also some of the example that they picked were not the best choices for Sly most underrated acting scenes.  With that said, using just his top five, I’ll rank those same picks and then give you what I think are some much better choices.

Tom at TVOM

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5. Talking to Adonis in Creed II during the fight

5. The final fight in Rocky V: Since this is more of a physical scene than an “acting” scene I rated it lower.

4. The final fight in Rocky V

4. The atrium scene in Oscar: Oscar is underrated. Sly’s performance is good but there are many scenes in other movies that should have made the grade.

3. The atrium scene in Oscar

3. Talking to Adonis in Creed II during the fight: Sly has better scenes in Creed II than this one.

2. PTSD scene in Rambo: First Blood

2. The Rocky Balboa speech: This is a good choice and it became so popular I can see why Tom listed it in his first spot.

1. The Rocky Balboa speech

1. PTSD scene in Rambo: First Blood: Sly gives a classic performance and shows that Rambo isn’t all blood and guts.

Other scenes that should have made the cut:

Rocky: So many to choose, but since I am going to limit it to one from each additional film, I’ll go with the scene where Rocky tells Adrian if he is just standing when the final bell sounds…

FIST: Again many to choose from, but this time I’ll go with the scene where Sly is talking to the men about the trucker that was hurt and although the company won’t take care of him., their union will.

Rocky III: The scene on the beach with Talia Shire where she asks Rocky what he’s afraid of and he answers…

Cop Land: So many great scenes… For me it is a toss up between Sly’s scene with Annabella Sciorra or his scene with DeNiro.

Get Carter: Sly’s rooftop scene with Rachel Leigh Cook is one of his best.

Rocky Balboa: Any scene where he is talking about Adrian.

Creed: The scene in the locker room when Rocky explains to Creed why he isn’t going to get treatment for his cancer.  One of Sly’s all-time best scenes.

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