Tag Archives: Rocky Balboa

Sylvester Stallone in “Creed”: Ranking the films in the “Rocky” franchise

On Friday, one of the most shockingly great movies of the year opens in Creed, the sequel/spinoff to Sylvester Stallone’s Rocky series. I’ll have a full on article about that one in a few days, but today I wanted to pay tribute to the franchise in a way by actually[...]

“Creed”: An under the radar Oscar contender?

Ladies and gentlemen, I know it sounds silly, but a sequel/spinoff from Sylvester Stallone’s Rocky films might be in awards contention this year. Yes, the upcoming movie Creed is another installment in the franchise centered around fighter Rocky Balboa, but this one takes a U-turn. Instead of being about Stallone’s[...]

Sylvester Stallone at the Hollywood Awards Gala

HollywoodNews.com: Academy-nominated Sylvester Stallone has received worldwide recognition as an actor, writer and director ever since he played the title role in his own screenplay of “Rocky,” which won the Academy Award in 1977 for Best Picture, and brought Oscar® nominations to Stallone for acting and writing. After the success of[...]

Sylvester Stallone hasn’t received extra cash from ‘Rocky Balboa’

HollywoodNews.com: Sylvester Stallone says he hasn’t received any profits from his 2006 film “Rocky Balboa,” the last in the boxer-drama franchise. “Rocky Balboa,” distributed by MGM and financed by Revolution Studios made a global haul of $155 million-plus. But according to an interview with GQ, Stallone exclaims, “I haven’t seen[...]

Sylvester Stallone says “goodbye” to his Rocky heritage

HollywoodNews.com: ‘The Expendables’ star Sylvester Stallone has admitted it was ‘really hard’ for him to leave Rocky behind in the last flick. The action star, 64, made a sixth Rocky movie, ‘Rocky Balboa,’ in 2006, sixteen years after he released the fifth film. He admitted that he was sad[...]