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  • Best Film Franchises
    The Top 10 Greatest All-Time Movie Franchises (UPDATED)
    Updated from March 2011:A movie franchise is usually characterized by a single or group of reoccurring characters playing out an ever-expanding story arc. Three films in a series is the industry minimum for a "franchise" tag, but just...
  • Rocky The Musical
    Rocky the musical is closing on Broadway
    Rocky The Musical is scheduled to close in August. Based upon the Oscar-winning film, the musical is closing just six months after it debuted on Broadway.The show was co-written by Sylvester Stallone who made the film role famous. The show had...
  • "Rocky" Musical Knocked Off Broadway
    "Rocky" Knocked Out on Broadway
    The South Philly “Italian Stallion” has gone the distance on Broadway and Rocky Balboa will hang up his gloves next month. The Broadway musical “Rocky” based on Sylvester Stallone’s 1976 Academy Award-winning movie is...
  • "Rocky Steps" at Philadelphia Museum of Art
    "Yo Adrian!" Rocky Steps In Path of Museum Growth
    "Yo Adrian!" The 72 steps in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art immortalized in the Academy Award winning movie "Rocky" could be in the path of a major expansion plan for the attraction.The Art Museum is considering a 24...
  • Rocky
    Exclusive: Margo Seibert talks starring in new musical 'Rocky'
    Today on March 28, Examiner.com had the opportunity to interview actressMargo Seibert who plays Adrian in the new musical "Rocky" on Broadway. The musical has received strong reviews and is a magical experience.How did you prepare for...
  • Rocky sings!
    'Rocky' musical doesn't pack a punch
    The proposition of a musical version of the hit 1976 film, Rocky, penned by and starring Sylvester Stallone was dubious at best. With Thomas Meehan collaborating with Stallone on the book and the great Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty in charge of...
  • Candy bar tops Rock on Broadway
    Balboa and Peanut Chews?--A Rocky road from Philly to Broadway,
    By Bob & Sandy NesoffMembers: North American Travel Journalists Association American Society of Journalists and AuthorsThe distance between New York City and Philadelphia may be only about 94 miles, but the cultural separation may as well be...
  • Rocky
    Blu-ray Review: 'Rocky: Heavyweight Collection'
    The Films:Over a span of 30 years, there have been six films about the underdog boxer Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone) with audiences cheering him through the ups and downs in his career, his wins and losses, and even the rough spots in his...
  • Rocky Heavyweight Collection cover art
    Enter to win the ‘Rocky Heavyweight Collection’ on Blu-ray
    The Chico Movie Examiner is giving one lucky person the chance to win a Blu-ray copy of the “Rocky Heavyweight Collection,” which has all six films restored in 4K resolution.Here are the rules:1) You must live in the United States or...
  • Save The Tiger
    New book looks at career of director Avildsen
    The Films of John G. Avildsen by Larry Powell and Tom Garrett is a fascinating, informative look at one of American cinema's most interesting directors. Avildsen''s best films concentrate on underdogs and outcasts, people who either...
  • Grudge Match
    30 years is a long time to hold a grudge
    Grudge Match: PG-13 (1 hr. 53 minutes)Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Robert De Niro, Kevin Hart, Kim Basinger, Jon BernthalDirected by: Peter Segal When you talk about a boxing grudge match that has taken 30 years to materialize then you need to...
  • Revisiting 'Rocky'
    Revisiting 'Rocky'
    Boxing gloves have been a part of Sylvester Stallone's on-screen wardrobe for 37 years. His best is still his first: "Rocky." This movie won the Academy Award for Best Picture of 1976.In "Rocky," Stallone plays Rocky Balboa...
  • Horse shot to death in Idaho pasture
    Horse shot to death in Idaho pasture
    Police in Eagle seek the person who shot a horse in his own pasture on Saturday, Dec. 20. The family horse, named Rocky, was in his fenced field, going about his own horse business and bothering no one.Rocky’s owners found him lying down in...
  • BMW Rocky steps: Reckless BMW owner drives his car down legendary 'Rocky steps'
    BMW Rocky steps: Reckless BMW owner drives his car down legendary 'Rocky steps'
    A 20-year old man turned himself into police after recklessly driving his BMW down the legendary "Rocky Steps." The so-called "Rocky Steps" are actually the steps of the Philadelphia Art Museum, which were shown in a famous...
  • Broadway Veteran Steps Into Ring As "Rocky"
    Broadway Scores Its “Rocky”
    Stage veteran Andy Karl will jog just around the corner in New York City for his next role. Currently playing the part of Tommy DeVito in the smash production of “Jersey Boys” at the August Wilson Theatre on West 52nd Street, Karl will...