Review: ‘Creed’ is the First Sequel in Years that Actually Feels Like One

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It might be too easy to say that Creed’s winning strength is how it will bring in new fans of the Rocky lore in the same way the original movie did in 1976. After all, that was clearly the intent.

The typical beats of the franchise make it to this “requel” – our hero is a longshot boxer who trains to go the distance against someone objectively better than him at the sport. But this time it’s with the illegitimate son of Apollo Creed, the champion responsible for Rocky Balboa’s rise to fame and eventual rebirth in Rocky III.

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Now Conspiring: Movies That Get Better The More We Watch Them

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This week on the podcast, we review The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2 and discuss all of your latest entertainment news.

Maria hosts this anniversary episode (we’re now a year old!), where we answer your questions from last week and find out the skinny on Adonis’s love life.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: What’s a movie you didn’t like a lot the first time, but loved the more you watched it?

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‘Pan’ Review; What is Your Favorite Prequel?

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This week on the podcast, Kayla and I express our mutual disdain for Pan while Adonis listens intently from his closet. We also review Sleeping With Other People, which stars Alison Brie (Community) and Jason Sudeikus (We’re the Millers).

As always, we start the show with some quick movie news, including a ton of new information about Disney’s upcoming animated film, Moana. Plus, we answer your feedback from last week’s comments.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: What is your favorite prequel?

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Comic-Con 2015 Roundup (Podcast)

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This week on the Now Conspiring podcast, I’m joined by Adonis Gonzalez, Kayla Savage, and Maria Garcia as we cover the best news and announcements coming out of this year’s Comic-Con in San Diego.

Unfortunately, we recorded the podcast just before the trailers for Batman v SupermanDeadpool, and Suicide Squad, so we don’t cover any of those big moments. Still, we cover a ton of relevant news for you guys to dig your teeth into. It’s basically like you’re really there. Or your ears, at least.

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Inside Out, Dope, Best Pixar Movies (PODCAST)

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I’m joined on the podcast this week by writers Maria Garcia, Adonis Gonzalez, and Mike Overkill has we explore Inside Out and Dope, the two new movies that came out this past weekend. Also on the show is digital artist, Kayla Savage, who comments on animation and other interesting topics I know nothing valuable about.

We also cover some of the top entertainment headlines and discuss our Netflix recommendation this week. Here’s out big question to you all…

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Game of Thrones Season 5 Finale Recap: Have Mercy

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Hey Throners, get ready as the Now Conspiring Podcast team recaps the Season 5 finale of HBO’s Game of Thrones.

There were plenty of cliffhangers in this episode, so we discuss these and more at length. Don’t listen unless you’ve watched the episode!

I’m joined by my podcasting small council, Adonis Gonzalez, Maria Garcia, and Kayla Savage, as we explore the world of Planetos in true Conspiring fashion.

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PODCAST: Jurassic World, Movies That Defined Our Childhood

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This week on the podcast, we review Jurassic World, answer your feedback from last week, and then discuss the Top 5 movies that defined our childhood. Considering we’re all different ages, the results may vary.

Of course, we covered tons of movie news, trailers, and speculation you may have missed this week, and our Netflix Recommendation of the Week has been signed, sealed, and Adonis’ed.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: What is the movie that defined YOUR childhood? Let us know in the comments or hit us up on Twitter: @NowConspiring

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