Do You Expect Us to Talk? returns with our review of Creed 2 to top up on our Rocky series as its current release. Creed 2 see’s Micheal B Jordans Adonis “Donnie” Creed recently the new heavyweight champion, when his fathers (and Rocky’s past raises its head in the form of Ivan Drago and his son who challenges him to regain a lost glory.
Join Becca, Dave and Chris as we discuss, why it should all end here, Dolph Lundgren not being shit this time, pretending Rocky 4 had some substance, who cried at what and how Brigitte Nielsen looks now…. spoiler… not great.
Ding Ding… The final round has begun as we reach Creed. Adonis “Johnson” Creed, Apolo’s son from an extramarital lover, tries to follow in his dad’s footsteps to become a professional boxer. Leaving his comfortable desk job behind he travels to Philadelphia to meet Apolo’s old friend and rival Rocky to persuade him to train. Adonis finds himself in a match with the Light Heavyweight Champion but must also fight his inner demons and conflict of who he is can he live up to his father’s legacy.
Join Becca, Chris and Dave as we talk about how great Stallone is, could this be the best in the series, what parts of the movie made us cry, Chris’s scouse accent, Lisa Bonet and how Stallone doesn’t get modern technology.
Ding Ding.. Do You Expect Us To Talk reaches the penultimate round in the Rocky series. Thought of as the final film for some time, Rocky Balboa sees Rocky enjoying the quiet life away from the boxing world. Now with his wife Adrien passed away, the former champion is now running a restaurant in his hometown of Philadelphia named after his wife. In a time of uninspiring fighters, the current heavyweight champion, Mason ‘The Line’ Dixon is blasted for only being a champion after not fighting any real competitors. After a computer simulation of the two fighters gets broadcast on TV predicts a win for Rocky, the public and promoters get curious about a real match.
Join Becca, Chris and Dave as we discuss was Stallone really too old for this shit, whatever happened to Marie, 1960s computer technology, who gives a shit about Steps, which one of us cried at this film and why Ceaser is an arsehole in this and Paulie isn’t?
Ding Ding… Round one of a new series for Do You Expect Us To Talk as we cover the Rocky series. This is a fist viewing for our host Becca, so Chris and Dave are keen to find out her thoughts on what is the best (and only… we think) boxing franchise. Starring Sylvester Stallone in his break out role as Rocky Balboa, a southpaw past his best given the chance of a life time, a shot at the world heavy weight championship.
Listen as Becca, Chris and Dave as we talk about how we nearly ended up with a different actor, is drinking raw eggs good for you, Rocky’s creepy first date and just how bad does those joggers look?