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My First R-Rated Movie

24 March 2015 1:30 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Interview | See recent The Hollywood Interview news »

My First R-rated Movie Or…

How I Became The 007 Of Covert Forbidden Film Viewing

By Alex Simon

For those of us who grew up in the suburbs in the pre-home video, pre-cable TV and pre-Netflix coupons 1970s and early ‘80s, there were few dangerous pleasures as heady as sneaking into an R-rated movie at the local multiplex. The multiplex cinema was a ‘70s phenomenon that made regulating children’s viewing habits infinitely more difficult than the old days of stand-alone, single screen theaters. Ironically, the new freedom that filmmakers enjoyed with the advent of the MPAA rating system in late 1968 was almost in perfect synch with the rise of multi-screen cinemas. Some things do happen for a reason.

You never forget your first...

My first R-rated film was during Thanksgiving of 1976. We were visiting my dad’s family in Birmingham, Alabama and the men adjourned after dinner to go see Two Minute Warning, »

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Pics of Michael B. Jordan & Sylvester Stallone Recreating a Famous 'Rocky' Scene on 'Creed' Set

10 March 2015 12:50 PM, PDT | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

Remember the scene in the original "Rocky" ("Rocky II") when trainer Mickey makes Rocky chase around a chicken as part of his training, because, as Mickey told Rocky when he asked, "Chicken chasing is how we used to do it in the old days"? Well, it looks like Ryan Coogler's "Rocky" spin-off "Creed," which stars Michael B. Jordan and Rocky himself, Sylvester Stallone, might just include a similar scene - this time with older Rocky training the son of Balboa’s late rival (Apollo Creed), Adonis Creed.  "It's how we used to do it in the old days," Rocky will probably say in reply when Adonis asks him why he's making him chase »

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Watch: Mike White on Why Pierre Bismuth’s Truly Unique Hybrid Where is Rocky II? Needs Your Support

2 February 2015 11:20 AM, PST | Filmmaker Magazine - Blog | See recent Filmmaker Magazine news »

The term ‘hybrid’ has become increasingly debatable when discussing the divide between fiction and nonfiction, though it’s a rather apt description of the French artist Pierre Bismuth’s cinematic inquiry, Where is Rocky II? Perhaps best known for his Oscar winning collaboration with Charlie Kaufman and Michel Gondry on the script for Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Bismuth became obsessed with a fake rock, called Rocky II, that Ed Ruscha placed amongst its geological counterparts in the Mojave Desert around the release of the eponymous Stallone film in 1979. The pitch of Where is Rocky II?, Bismuth explained in an email, “is that a […] »

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Watch Sylvester Stallone practising his Scouse accent

20 January 2015 10:56 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Yesterday action icon Sylvester Stallone delivered a half-time message encouraging fans attending the Everton v West Brom game at Goodison Park to cheer during the shooting of scenes for the upcoming Rocky spin-off Creed, and now a video has surfaced online which features Sly practising his Scouse accent. It’s as bad as you’d expect. Check it out here…

Raised in an upper-crust home thanks to the ring riches earned by his grandfather, Apollo Creed, the young man doesn’t have to box and his family doesn’t want him to. Yet, he has the natural instinct and gifts and potential that made his grandfather the heavyweight champion until Rocky Balboa took his crown in 1979′s Rocky II. Creed’s grandson needs a mentor and turns to Balboa, who is out of boxing completely and not eager to return.

Creed is directed by Ryan Coogler (Fruitvale Station) and will »

- Gary Collinson

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Rocky spin-off Creed to shoot tonight at Goodison Park during Everton v West Brom game

19 January 2015 10:21 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The Rocky spin-off Creed will be shooting tonight at the home of Everton, Goodison Park.

The football club revealed via Twitter that something for the movie will be shot during half-time of the Everton v West Brom game.

Professional boxer Tony Bellew, who joined the Creed cast as Pretty Boy Porter, sent a message to the football fans attending the game via Everton’s official website.

“I would like you to stay in your seats at half-time and keep any eye on the big screens for a very special guest to make a welcome return to Goodison Park. Be sure you make as much noise as possible – go absolutely nuts at half-time – to help us create a brilliant atmosphere. I have seen firsthand what kind of noise Evertonians create – it will be perfect for the scene.”

Remember to stay in your seats at Ht to star alongside @TheSlyStallone and @TonyBellew in the new ‘Rocky’ film. »

- Luke Owen

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Galavant Recap: A Little Knight Music — Grade ABC's New Musical-Comedy

4 January 2015 6:00 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

ABC cued up Galavant, its musical-comedy “extravaganza” on Sunday night. Did the first two episodes of the midseason series leave you whistling a happy tune?

Exec-produced by Dan Fogelman (The Neighbors) and with music from Alan Menken and Glenn Slater (Tangled), Galavant stars Joshua Sasse (Rogue) in the title role, as a knight whose armor loses its lustre after his lady love, Madelena (Mallory Jansen), gets kidnapped by — and then agrees to wed — the wealthy King Richard (Psych‘s Timothy Omundson).

Galavant is roused from his defeatist doldrums by his squire Sid (Luke Youngblood), who introduces him to Isabella, a »

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