(Rocky IV: Rocky Vs. Drago - The Ultimate Director's Cut)
Stallone managed to knock out most of the cheese from my favorite guilty pleasure, and transform it into a legitimate contender.
"I guess what I'm trying to say, is that if I can change, and you can change, everybody can change!"
It is mind-blowing just how much great material Sylvester Stallone salvaged from the cutting room floor to change Rocky IV from being a critical punching bag, into a powerful story of pride and redemption. The whole first act now brings you into Apollo's mindset of the fight, with him wanting to reverse the propaganda machine brought on by Drago's camp.
Overall this new version manages to strip out the…