Pop culture confession time: I have never seen any of the Rocky movies. I know the basic plot, and I know about that running up the steps thing. But I’ve never actually sat down to watch any of the movies. I have a sneaking suspicion that that will not be the case for the newest entry in the series Creed which focuses on Apollo Creed’s son Adonis.
I could say it’s the stellar cast (Michael B Williams, Sylvester Stallone, Phylicia Rashad, Tessa Thompson). Or I could say that I’m just eager to see Jordan reteam with Wood Harris to work out their Wire related issues:
But in the spirit of honesty, let’s get real about why a lot of us will be seeing this movie:
When did this happen?
Because this grown up, adult man is not the same little kid that broke our hearts 10 years ago.
My biggest regret? Now I need to edit my Pajiba 10.