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Movie review: 'Creed' is a knockout

Movie review: 'Creed' is a knockout

There's a scene early in "Creed" inside Adrian's, that famous South Philly eatery run by the mumbling restaurateur Rocky Balboa. A young man walks in and eyes the pictures on the wall photographs of the heavyweight champ's legendary bouts, most notably his epic collisions with Apollo Creed.

"Apollo? Yeah, he was great," Rocky says to the stranger, played with a beautiful, burning intensity by Michael B. Jordan. "He was the perfect fighter. Ain't nobody ever better."

"So how'd you beat him?" the guy asks.

"Time beat him. Time takes everybody out. It's undefeated."

"Creed," the brainchild of...