"What They Had" finds welcome humor in a tragic setting                Glenn Close, Hugh Jackman and Director Damien Chazelle to Receive Hollywood Film Awards                Ben Foster continues a hot streak with “Galveston”                Paul Dano and Zoe Kazan have captured brilliance with "Wildlife"                Amandla Stenberg, John David Washington, Yalitza Aparicio, Felix Van Groeningen & Crazy Rich Asians To Receive Hollywood Film Awards                David Gordon Green puts his stamp on "Halloween" and crafts a terrific sequel                "Can You Ever Forgive Me?" deliciously pairs Richard E. Grant with Melissa McCarthy                "22 July" sees Paul Greengrass effectively depict another tragic historical event                Timothée Chalamet and Rachel Weisz to be Honored at Hollywood Film Awards                Steve Carell and Timothée Chalamet are gunning for awards with "Beautiful Boy"                "Bad Times At The El Royale" is overstuffed yet pulpy fun from Drew Goddard                87 films will contend for Best Foreign Language Feature this year                "First Man" is another stunning achievement for Damien Chazelle and Ryan Gosling                Updated Academy Award predictions for early October                Bradley Cooper makes a stunning directorial debut with the Oscar frontrunner "A Star Is Born"        

Tag Archives: Rocky

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[...]

“Annie Hall”: The Top 25 (Best Picture)

All good things must come to an end at some point. Yes folks, this is the final installment of this series of mine, and as such, it’s (hopefully) a bit of a doozy…the Best Picture field. Without a doubt, this is the big one, so it’s the one where the[...]

This Week In Movies by Pete Hammond – Warrior

By Pete Hammond HollywoodNews.com:After the Labor Day holiday the summer movie season has now come to an official close and it limped out with the dismal debuts of a couple of forgettable underachievers , Apollo 18 and Shark Night 3D, about which the less said the better. The Help[...]

Stallone enters boxing Hall of Fame, adds pieces to “Bullet”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: As Sylvester Stallone welcomed his beloved boxer Rocky Balboa into the boxing hall of fame during a Sunday induction ceremony, news continued to swirl regarding the actor’s next project (which was not a “Rocky” sequel, thank goodness). Because it already has been announced (and even has a release[...]

Is “Rocky” heading to Broadway?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Bill Conti’s brassy “Rocky” score already is one of Hollywood’s most iconic pieces of movie music. Could it also be used to conquer Broadway? Songwriters Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty seem poised to find out. They have teamed with Thomas Meehan to transition Sylvester Stallone’s rags-to-riches boxing drama[...]

Sylvester Stallone partners with Montegrappa

HollywoodNews.com: Sylvester Stallone has acquired an interest in the Montegrappa brand and has announced that he will be partnering with them to serve as brand ambassador, investor and creative advisor. The acquisition strengthens a relationship that dates back more than 15 years when the company learned Mr. Stallone was an[...]

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[...]

‘Glee’ tunes up ‘Rocky Horror,’ Meat Loaf, Barry Bostwick aboard

HollywoodNews.com: “Glee” really knows how to do the “Time Warp,” “Rocky Horror Picture” style. While it’s not news that the show will have a tribute to the 1975 cult musical film on October 26, E! reported that the original castmembers from the film – Meat Loaf and Barry Bostwick will guest[...]

‘Expendables’ explodes, ‘Eat Pray Love’ is bountiful, while ‘Scott Pilgrim vs. the World’ lacks ‘Game Genie.’

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: Proving once again that films aimed at older audiences have theoretically stronger legs than those aimed at teens, ‘The Expendables’ and ‘Eat Pray Love’ both had strong weekend multipliers and both performed at or above realistic expectations. With all the hub-bub regarding ‘the guy movie vs.[...]
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