Southpaw – story of Billy “The Great” Hope, reigning Junior Middleweight Boxing Champion of the World (Academy Award nominee Jake Gyllenhaal). Billy Hope seemingly has it all with an impressive career, a beautiful and loving wife (Rachel McAdams), an adorable daughter (Oona Laurence) and a lavish lifestyle. When tragedy strikes and his lifelong manager and friend (Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson) leaves him behind. Hope hits rock bottom and turns to an unlikely savior at a run-down local gym: Forest Whitaker, a retired fighter and trainer to the city’s toughest amateur boxers. With his future riding on Tick’s guidance and tenacity, Billy enters the hardest battle of his life as he struggles with redemption and to win back the trust of those he loves.
Q-tips say: – We liked it. Mrs. Q says: Yes, there is blood, boxing to me is always violent, guess I don’t understand it, but I did enjoy the movie because of the performance of Jake Gyllenhaal and the struggles he goes through to turn his life around and get his daughter back.