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Rocky (movie)

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  • Oscar archives: In '77: 'Rocky,' posthumous honor and Scorsese snub

    Oscar archives: In '77: 'Rocky,' posthumous honor and Scorsese snub
    The 49th Academy Awards in 1977 ushered in a watershed year in the history of the Oscars. That ceremony marked the first time a performer was posthumously awarded an Academy Award and a previous lead actress winner received an Oscar for original song....
  • REVIEW: 'West Side Story' by Drury Lane Theatre

     REVIEW: 'West Side Story' by Drury Lane Theatre
    "West Side Story," that ever-astonishing work of musical theater, is justly famous for the gangland rumblings between the Jets and the Sharks, stunning Jerome Robbins feats of 1950s choreography that advanced the Arthur Laurents narrative like no dance in...
  • Freebies for travelers, plus songs, apps, movies for all from Verizon

    Freebies for travelers, plus songs, apps, movies for all from Verizon
    Travelers (or anyone) can get free inflight Wi-Fi, free music, movies and extra data from Verizon to celebrate Connection Day on Wednesday. Everyone, not just Verizon customers, can get a host of digital freebies, including: Free iTunes Radio on Apple...
  • Howard Davis Jr. pursues excellence from boxing to MMA

    Howard Davis Jr. pursues excellence from boxing to MMA
    At the Olympics that launched Sugar Ray Leonard and the Spinks brothers, the award for the outstanding boxer of the Games went to Howard Davis, Jr. It almost didn't happen. Three days before his first fight in the 1976 Olympics at Montreal, Davis'...
  • Hollywood's New Leaders: TV

    Danielle Carrig, 36 Senior VP of publicity and public affairs, Lifetime Networks Public relations is a passion for Carrig, who works double duty managing publicity and public affairs for the Lifetime brand. "I never thought I would find such a home in the...
  • 20 area Halloween events for every taste

    20 area Halloween events for every taste
    Why waste a great Halloween costume on just one night of fun? With these 20 exciting Halloween events including creepy-crawly creatures, scary-good performances and kooky costume parties for a variety of tastes and ages, you're sure to have a goulish good...
  • Hysteria vs. subtlety: Two new jazz films

    Hysteria vs. subtlety: Two new jazz films
    Why don't filmmakers get jazz? Why do most feature films miss the meaning of the music in attempting to depict it? Why is the original American art form apparently so elusive on screen? Two new films shed light on these mysteries, one peddling...
  • Carl Weathers of 'Rocky' still a hit with fans

    Carl Weathers of 'Rocky' still a hit with fans
    Carl Weathers' iconic performance as the brash heavyweight boxing champ Apollo Creed in the 1976 Oscar winner "Rocky" transformed the former pro football player into an overnight sensation. But Weathers wasn't prepared for the onslaught of attention for...
  • 'Dancing With the Stars' recap: Movie Night and the end for Couture

    Movie Night brought lights, cameras and lots of sparkling ballroom action on the third week of “Dancing With the Stars.” Actor, comedian and honorary sequin Kevin Hart filled in for an absent Len Goodman as guest judge. Despite his ignorance...
  • Off Broadway Review: Neil LaBute's 'The Money Shot'

    Four characters dangle precariously from their respective perches on the Hollywood power ladder in Neil LaBute's "The Money Shot," an acid-tongued showbiz satire that makes up in belly laughs and inspired performances what it lacks in nuance or novelty....
  • Director John Avildsen had hard-hitting films before 'Rocky'

    Director John Avildsen had hard-hitting films before 'Rocky'
    John G. Avildsen is best known for his uplifting films about underdogs such as the Oscar-winning 1976 "Rocky" and 1984's "The Karate Kid." But his career didn't start out that way. Long before he won the director Oscar for "Rocky," Avildsen received...