I did get to wrap up my Rocky movie marathon with Rocky Balboa. To my surprise, I was disappointed by it. In fact, I’m having trouble deciding whether it or Rocky V was the better film; especially to close out the series.
The main issue I think I have with “Balboa” is that I really don’t like the message that the story’s trying to convey. Basically, it’s telling the audience that it’s okay to live in the past because you can get another chance to reclaim it. I just feel that’s an unhealthy and unrealistic attitude. Read more