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Rocky (movie)

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  • Broadway Box Office: Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart Show Sales Magnetism

    Looks like on Broadway, Magneto and Professor X sell. Or Gandalf and Jean-Luc Picard do. The two-play outing led by Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart, with productions of Samuel Beckett's "Waiting for Godot" and Harold Pinter's "No Man's Land" playing...
  • 'Rocky Horror' with live performers at Athens Theatre

     'Rocky Horror' with live performers at Athens Theatre
    This Friday and Saturday, Aug. 23 and 24t, cult classic "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" returns to the Athens Theatre in downtown DeLand. The Absent Friends, a local-based group of actors headed by "Rocky" veteran and director Robert Baldwin, have...
  • Actor enters 'Chavez: Cage of Glory' to escape stereotypical roles

     Actor enters 'Chavez: Cage of Glory' to escape stereotypical roles
    While auditioning for Hollywood movie and TV roles, actor and martial arts champion Hector Echavarria said he often found himself reading for stereotypical Latino parts that left him feeling disgusted. "I was sick to my stomach because I was always...
  • Alfonso Cuaron Returns to the Bigscreen After Seven Years With 'Gravity'

    When Alfonso Cuaron was first planning his marooned-in-space drama "Gravity," the filmmaker imagined an action-drama set in orbit, most of it with just a single character who would be weightless for the entire picture. It would be filmed using his...
  • Review: 'Chavez: Cage of Glory' misses outside the fights

    Review: 'Chavez: Cage of Glory' misses outside the fights
    Sometimes, you just need a little help. That saying certainly holds true for Hector Chavez, the proud but beleaguered mixed martial arts fighter facing a hugely stacked deck in the action melodrama "Chavez: Cage of Glory." More important, it also...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'The Finishers'

    Shamelessly sentimental but tough to resist, "The Finishers" follows a differently abled teen and his dad in their efforts to train for and compete in a triathlon together, the father heroically pulling his wheelchair-bound kid while swimming, running and...
  • Broadway Play 'Velocity of Autumn' Speeds into Crowded, Competitive Spring

    The final pieces of Broadway's spring puzzle are falling into place as one more play, "The Velocity of Autumn," accelerates into the Booth Theater to start performances there in April. But the new two-hander starring Estelle Parsons and Stephen Spinella...
  • Film Review: 'Grudge Match'

    Having finally sated '80s action buffs with an Arnold Schwarzenegger co-starring vehicle (this year's better-than-it-had-to-be "Escape Plan"), Sylvester Stallone returns to the well of fan fiction by teaming with his onetime iconic-onscreen-pugilist...
  • 'Grudge Match' review: Actually not that embarrassing

    'Grudge Match' review: Actually not that embarrassing
    **1/2 (out of four) After enough belly flops, a pencil dive looks all right. And that's what "Grudge Match," a generic but decent step up from something like "Escape Plan" or "The Big Wedding," is: The pencil dive of movies, only set in a boxing ring....
  • Review: 'Grudge Match'

    Review: 'Grudge Match'
    "Grudge Match" is a sort of "Punchy Old Men," a slow-footed high-concept comedy that pairs up the screen's greatest pugilists, circa 1981, for a few slaps and a few laughs. Robert De Niro and Sylvester Stallone square off as aged boxers brought back...
  • Film Review: 'The Good Son: The Life of Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini'

    Plenty serviceable as a belated documentary addendum to "Rocky," director Jesse James Miller's bio of '80s-era World Boxing Council lightweight champ Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini connects on emotional levels in the telling of an up-from-nothing brawler whose...