Full Movie Reviews
Leslie - wrote on 11/26/2018
*The following review contains spoilers*
The trailer for "Creed II" boasts about a showdown between Adonis Creed (Michael B. Jordan) and the son of Ivan Drago as an event that will "rewrite history." A more accurate description of "Creed II" is that it recycles history. In fact, it is a history that for the most part excludes Adonis Creed.
Ivan Drago (Dolph Lundgren) and Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone) have a history. Remember Rocky IV? If you do, then you also remember that Ivan Drago and Ludmilla Drago (Brigitte Nielsen) have a history. Ivan Drago and Viktor Drago (Florian Munteanu) have a history, and we learn that Ludmilla left both Ivan and Viktor after Ivan was disgraced in the aftermath of his defeat. Adonis Creed’s involvement in all of this history is trivial …