MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Southpaw’ Can’t Land A Punch

Film: Southpaw Starring: Jake Gyllenhall Directed by: Antoine Fuqua Despite two incredible fights that serve as bookends to the story, Southpaw is a messy boxing film that never quite finds its groove. There are very few story elements at play in Southpaw that you haven’t seen at least a few times before, typically in other […]


New Music: Eminem – “Phenomenal”

Today is a good day. Why? It’s simple: Eminem‘s contribution to the Southpaw soundtrack, “Phenomenal,” is finally here. Having been teased through a series of short clips that found their way online earlier in the year, “Phenomenal” is the latest in a string of single releases from the Detroit native that have come from places […]


‘Southpaw’ Trailer: Jake Gyllenhaal + Boxing = Box Office Gold

All great boxing movies have to start with the protagonist being or becoming an underdog. In the case of the Jake Gyllenhaal-led film Southpaw, it’s the latter. Billy “The Great” Hope (Gyllenhaal) is the reigning Junior Middleweight Champion whose unorthodox stance, the so-called “Southpaw,” consists of an ineloquent, though brutal, display of offensive fighting. With […]


Dreamworks drops Eminem’s ‘Southpaw’

Eminem’s return to the big screen has been put on hold, as Dreamworks is no longer backing his movie Southpaw. Em was slated to star in the flick that was being directed by Antoine Fuqua. According to, Dreamworks has given the project back to the filmmakers, who are now seeking another backer and theatrical […]