Out of the Furnace

By Debbie Elicksen. Out of the Furnace (2013) is gritty all around, right from the characters, the setting, and the story line. Brad Ingelsby and Scott Cooper wrote the screenplay, Continue Reading →

Southpaw

By Debbie Elicksen. Directed by Antoine Fuqua, Southpaw (2015) is an emotionally-charged drama about Junior Middleweight Boxing Champion Billy Hope (Jake Gyllenhaal), whose professional win column sits at 43-0, despite that Continue Reading →