Film

FIGHTLAND

The Genius of Roger Moore's On-Screen Combat Scenes

From The Saint to the James Bond franchise, the late Sir Roger Moore knew how to make the best of his moderate martial arts abilities. He also wrote extensively about self-defence for a children's book in 1966.
Sarah Kurchak
5.26.17
FIGHTLAND

'The Fits' and the Evolution of Boxing in Art

A new independent film that was released this year is the most exciting thing that has happened to the esthetic appreciation of boxing in a very long time.
Sarah Kurchak
12.7.16
FIGHTLAND

Boxing Biopic “Bleed For This” is a Faithful Depiction With a Few Mixed Messages

A powerful depiction of one of boxing’s best comeback stories sends mixed messages.
Nick Wong
11.24.16
FIGHTLAND

Boxing Films Are Making a Comeback

Here's a rundown of the high-octane biopics hitting cinemas in the next year, starring Robert De Niro, Aaron Eckhart, and Ray Winstone, amongst others.
Christina Newland
7.14.16
sportsflicks

The Thrill Of Defeat, Or An Evening At "Eddie The Eagle"

The new film about Eddie "The Eagle" Edwards, legendarily shitty ski-jumper and comic hero of the 1988 Winter Olympics, is not a hit. But it is surprisingly fun.
Tom Keiser
3.4.16
FIGHTLAND

Sylvester Stallone Teases a Return for Apollo in the Creed Sequel

In a new interview with Variety, Rocky himself suggests that the next Creed movie might be set before Apollo Creed's untimely death. Or it might pit his son Adonis against a giant Russian fighter.
Sarah Kurchak
1.8.16
FIGHTLAND

Jeremy Renner to Play Boxer Rocky Marciano in New Biopic

After two unauthorized and unwelcome TV movies, legendary boxer Rocky Marciano is finally getting some proper treatment on the silver screen with the forthcoming biopic, Undefeated: The Rocky Marciano Story.
Sarah Kurchak
12.21.15
FIGHTLAND

Fight Fan Review: Creed

The 7th installment of the Rocky series has been a hit at the box-office and serves as an adequate introduction to the boxing world, but falls short in other ways.
Nick Wong
12.9.15
FIGHTLAND

Analyzing Every Technique Used in Rocky's Training Montages

To celebrate the success of Creed, we break down all of the techniques that Rocky Balboa uses in the famous training montages from Rocky, Rocky II, Rocky III, Rocky IV and Rocky Balboa.
Sarah Kurchak
12.1.15
sportsflicks

Looking Back at "Rocky V," The Movie That Nearly Knocked Out a Beloved Franchise

The Rocky franchise is still alive after nearly 40 years. The series has had its highs and lows, but it was never lower, or drearier, than "Rocky V," which recently turned 25 years old.
Tom Keiser
11.25.15
FIGHTLAND

The Tragic Life of Boxer Emile Griffith Is Set to Become a Movie

“They forgave me for killing a man, but they couldn’t forgive me for loving a man.” — Emile Griffith
Josh Rosenblatt
11.18.15
outside the ring

"The Resurrection Of Jake The Snake" Is As Real As Wrestling Gets

A new documentary on Diamond Dallas Page's attempt to rescue the legendary and long-lost '80s wrestler is imperfect, but it is raw in all the ways it needs to be.
Ian Williams
11.11.15