It could’ve been something glorious – an epic meta-battle for the ages, instead it's just disappointing.
Creed's winning blend of skill and heart make it a worthy spin-off from the tale of one of cinema's great underdogs.
Underwhelming and featuring De Niro with his top off (insert sad face here) it seems all involved have missed a chance to make something that could have been at the very least interesting if not entertaining.