Creed (2015)
First screened in December 2015
Director: Ryan Coogler. Cast: Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, Tessa Thompson, Phylicia Rashad, Tony Bellew, Ritchie Coster, Andre Ward, Jacob "Stitch" Duran, Graham McTavish, Malik Bazille, Gabe Rosado, Wood Harris, Ricardo McGill, Hans Marrero, Rupal Pujara, Alex Henderson. Screenplay: Ryan Coogler and Aaron Covington.

Twitter Capsule: This is red meat, homegrown myth. This is sometimes feeling like a fatherless child. The past lingers but this is a new day.

VOR:   A remarkable take on a new American generation claiming old stories as their own without omitting their debts. Robust and amazingly timely.

Photo © 2015 Warner Bros. Pictures/New Line Cinema

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: A–

Golden Globe Nominations and Winners:
Best Supporting Actor: Sylvester Stallone

Other Awards:
National Society of Film Critics: Best Actor (Jordan)
National Board of Review: Best Supporting Actor (Stallone)

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