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Rocky (movie)

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  • Broadway Box Office: Middleweight 'Rocky' Goes Down for the Count

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - As the slow summer attrition of the Broadway slate continues, the musical adaptation of "Rocky" hit the mat with a final box office bump -- but only a relatively modest one, in keeping with the production's ongoing struggle...
  • Allen J. Schwalb, Longtime Film Financier, Dies at 76

    Allen J. Schwalb, a financier of major motion pictures including "Dirty Harry," "Rocky," "Rambo" and "Rain Man," died on July 14. He was 76. Most recently, in late 2013, Schwalb's Star Partners Inc. and Nashville-based Hummingbird Productions and its...
  • Would Philly museum plan ruin famous 'Rocky' film steps?

    Would Philly museum plan ruin famous 'Rocky' film steps?
    Frank Gehry, the renowned architect, has proposed something radical, heretical, in the "Rocky" movie world: changing the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The museum is about to begin a 10-year renovation, for the most part undeniably fabulous....
  • 'Rocky' musical on Broadway to close in August

    It wasn't exactly the box-office knockout that producers were hoping for. "Rocky," the high-profile Broadway musical based on the 1976 Sylvester Stallone movie, will close its doors on Aug. 17 at the Winter Garden Theatre in New York. The show, starring...
  • Broadway Box Office: Tony Awards Steer Tourist Traffic to 'All the Way,' More

    Summer tourism helped tune up Broadway ticket sales last week, as Tony Awards attention prodded demand at titles including "All the Way," "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder," "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" and "Beautiful." As overall Rialto...
  • Four Major Studios Team Up For Launch of New Youth Charity

    Paramount, 20th Century Fox, Warner Bros. and Lionsgate have teamed up for the launch of national charity TrueSpark to help provide support for the nonprofit that uses inspirational movies to expose, immerse and engage youth on issues of character....
  • How To Be A Young Producer on Broadway

    At 26 years old, the young Broadway producer Megan Savage has two Tony Awards to her name. And a day job. Savage -- a member of the producing team for this year's Tony favorite "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder" as well as last year's winning play,...
  • See your favorite movie free and under the stars

    See your favorite movie free and under the stars
    While the local cineplexes are filled with the big summer blockbusters, three different locations are offering the chance to see other movies – some recent, some classics – in a different sort of setting. Outdoors, under the stars... and...
  • How Broadway's Digital Marketers Aim for Buzz Outside the Box

    Sometimes a new Broadway musical makes a social media push with Twitter and Facebook and Instagram -- and sometimes it does it with a real-world, hand-delivered bottle of poison. Well, faux poison, a.k.a. green Kool Aid, in vials (pictured, above) sent...
  • 'X-Men' cleans up. Tennis Channel goes over the top.

    'X-Men' cleans up. Tennis Channel goes over the top.
    After the coffee. Before getting back into work mode. The Skinny: I know its sacrilege to ever have a bad thought about "Mad Men" so I'll only say I'm glad "The Sopranos" never did a song-and-dance number with Tony. Today's roundup includes the Memorial...
  • 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...