Sunday, 25 November 2018


Doctor Who
37x08 The Witchfinders
[Watch it (again) on iPlayer.]


Creed (2015)
[#242 in 100 Films in a Year 2018]
+ the Blu-ray's short selection of special features (a commentary would've been nice)

this week on 100 Films

It was already time for another TV roundup at 100 Films in a Year this week...

Plus, there were 2 brand-new film reviews...

Rocky Balboa (2006)
Writer-director-star Sylvester Stallone returns to his boxing saga to give it the ending he fluffed 16 years earlier. Even as someone who didn’t dislike Rocky V, I don’t think it’s a great send-off for the character. Stallone felt the same, which is why he conceived this as a proper capstone for the series.
Read more here.

Zatoichi's Pilgrimage (1966)
the ‘lost’ Zatoichi movie: at some point the Weinsteins bought the rights to it because Quentin Tarantino was considering a remake, with the side effect of making it unavailable legally for years. Clearly it was felt to be worth the wait, because it’s a highly-regarded instalment in the series... As Bill Hunt and Todd Doogan of The Digital Bits put it, Zatoichi’s Pilgrimage is “one of the crown jewels of the series.” It’s little wonder Tarantino was considering a remake.
Read more here.

More next Sunday.