Tom Recommends: Predator

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According to Hollywood folklore, the movie Predator started off as something of a joke. The concept was that since Rocky Balboa had managed to win the Cold War, there wasn’t anyone left on Earth for him to fight in the ring, so it might be time to bring in someone from beyond the stars to spar with the Italian Stallion.

And you thought Pauly’s robot in Rocky IV was ridiculous.

Thank God they made a better movie out of the idea instead.

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Possible Other Michael B. Jordan As The Son Of Carl Weathers Sequels

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For a movie that sounded like it was a bad joke…Sylvestor Stalone’s Rocky training the son of Carl Weather’s Apollo Creed…Creed has been getting an incredible amount of buzz.  Oscar buzz even.  Jenny says it is fantastic, so I might have to check it out.  (I have seen six more Rocky movies than Jenny, so I might have a bit of a different perspective.)

After the cut, a collection of movie posters for possible movies that also feature MBJ playing the son of the character originally played by Carl Weathers…

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