Sylvester Stallone joins CinemaBlend to chat about his new cut of “Rocky IV.” “Rocky IV: Rocky vs. Drago – The Ultimate Director’s Cut” features never-before-seen footage, and Mr. Balboa himself dives into some of the creative choices he made with this updated version, how his original Rocky masters are destroyed, and how audiences originally reacted to the film in 1985.
00:00 – Intro
00:13 – The Original ‘Rocky’ Masters Are Destroyed
01:33 – The Scenes And Moments Sylvester Stallone Was Most Interested In Restoring
03:07 – How Audiences Reacted To ‘Rocky IV’ In 1985 And Why Stallone Wanted To Avoid Drama
Gabe studied Film & Photography at Webster University. He currently spends his free time looking like a fool trying to play Ice Hockey (a recently acquired hobby), playing video games, and watching every movie starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Dwayne, if you’re reading this…he sends his love.