Director Archive

John G. Avildsen

Discover the remarkable film directors featured on TruStory FM’s entertainment podcasts. Learn about their creative journeys and lasting contributions to cinema through each of these archive episodes.

Karate Kid (1984)

Its the podcast where a filmmaker, an author and a comedian krane kick our way through the 80s movies we think we love with modern eyes… this is Karate Kid, a movie selection from 1984

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The Next Reel Film Podcast

Rocky V

Sylvester Stallone returned to his beloved Rocky series in 1990, fully intending to close it out with a story as powerful as the first one. He even got John G. Avildsen back to direct it. Unfortunately, the film was a weaker film, one that didn’t find much love from critics or audiences.

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The Next Reel Film Podcast

Rocky

Join us – Pete Wright and Andy Nelson – as we kick off our look into the films of the Rocky franchise with John G. Avildsen’s 1976 film Rocky.

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