| Mar 27, 2015
| 12:10 PM
While mixed martial arts fighting may be having its day, boxing is still a big source of inspiration for Hollywood movies.
Recently we've had several movies about boxers: Mark Wahlberg in "The Fighter"; Hillary Swank in "Million Dollar Baby": Russell...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 6:30 PM
With an R-rating and a stark title like "The Gunman," there's little doubt this movie will deliver lots of brutal violence and mayhem to the target audience. Director Pierre Morel brings his action chops from "Taken" to this effort. He clearly remembers...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 2:50 PM
WASHINGTON The black-and-white commercial follows a sweaty Sylvester Stallone on his iconic training run through Philadelphia as Rocky, America's favorite underdog.
"Every day is a fight to beat the odds, to get ahead of what life throws at you," intones...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 10:00 PM
Maybe a movie called "The Warehouse" doesn't capture your interest--it sort of sounds like a gritty, straight-to-DVD action flick starring Sylvester Stallone and Dolph Lundgren.
In reality, it's a film set to shoot in Chicago that will focus on house...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 7:00 AM
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....
| Jan 29, 2015
George G. "Greg" Plitt Jr., a Gilman School graduate, actor, stunt double, and a certified personal trainer who was considered the No. 1 male fitness model in the world, died Jan. 17 in Burbank, Calif., after being struck by a passenger train.
| Jan 23, 2015
| 1:31 PM
— Just months before the 50th anniversary of the heavyweight rematch between Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston, boxing fans are getting a chance to own a piece of one of the most hotly debated title fights of all time.
Both pairs of gloves from the...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 6:21 AM
A group of tourists who ran up the "Rocky" steps got a knockout photo at the top — a selfie with Rocky himself.
Peter Rowe said he and two friends had just finished racing up the staircase at the Philadelphia Museum of Art on Saturday when they...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 2:55 PM
An online message claiming to be from the group that hacked Sony Pictures Entertainment's computer systems demanded that the studio stop showing "the movie of terrorism," a reference to the Seth Rogen-James Franco comedy "The Interview."
| Dec 12, 2014
| 9:17 AM
The leaked documents, with Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen and James Franco cast as clowns, may at times make it all seem like a comedy.
To those whose private correspondence and personal information have been exposed, it may feel like a tragedy.
| Dec 7, 2014
| 5:19 PM
Just before Thanksgiving, Sony Pictures Entertainment found itself the target of a massive security breach. The Times and other media outlets have been reporting on the hacking incident, looking through documents, talking to cyber security...