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HiT Rewind: ‘Rocky III’
2 weeks ago

HiT Rewind: ‘Rocky III’

A fear overcomes you as you watch “Rocky III” for the first time in, well, ages.

The super sequel out-earned its predecessor and cemented the franchise in the process. Oh, …
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The One Reason ‘Creed II’ Cruelly Disappoints
3 weeks ago

The One Reason ‘Creed II’ Cruelly Disappoints

“Creed” was a revelation. “Creed II” is … a sequel.

That’s not the worst thing you could say about a “Rocky” film. Remember “Rocky V?” No? That’s for the best.


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6 Great Directors Who Gives Film Lovers Hope
9 months ago

6 Great Directors Who Gives Film Lovers Hope

By  •  Lists

Remakes. Reboots. Sequels. Re-imaginings. Today’s directors are often boxed in by commercial demands.

And it’s getting worse.

A new “9 to 5” is in the works. The all-female “Oceans 11” …
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HiT Episode No. 36: Derek Wayne Johnson
1 year ago

HiT Episode No. 36: Derek Wayne Johnson

Derek Wayne Johnson doesn’t know when to quit. And he can thank that stubborn streak for his new film project.

Several years ago Johnson reached out to his idol, John G. …
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‘Underdogs’ Doc Reveals ‘Rocky’s Secret Ingredient
1 year ago

‘Underdogs’ Doc Reveals ‘Rocky’s Secret Ingredient

Who directed “Rocky?” It’s a harder question than it should be.

The 1977 Best Picture winner remains one of the most beloved films of the past 50 years. We all …
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Why Does Hollywood Keep Working with Jackie Chan?
2 years ago

Why Does Hollywood Keep Working with Jackie Chan?

Influence operations are all the rage right now.

Politicians and media bombard us with stories about Russian interference in America’s political system. So there should be a lot of attention …
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20 Insane ‘Rocky’ Facts for Film’s 40th Anniversary
2 years ago

20 Insane ‘Rocky’ Facts for Film’s 40th Anniversary

The Italian Stallion is the All-American story. He’s as iconic as Uncle Sam … if the old fella did 100 ab crunches before noon.

In reality, this month marks the film’s …
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How the Villain Stole ‘Nighthawks’ from Stallone
2 years ago

How the Villain Stole ‘Nighthawks’ from Stallone

By  •  Reviews, Movies

Sometimes, you look at the movies actors chose at the start of their fame and note the wise, career-enhancing roles that defined them.

Although forever deemed an Action Movie Star, …
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5 Movies China Loved … and We Hated
2 years ago

5 Movies China Loved … and We Hated

Many big-budget films rely on the country to turn a profit. Some studios even create separate cuts of a film specifically for Chinese multiplexes. Screenwriters also go out of their way …
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Facebook Must Lose Its Phony Sponsored Posts
2 years ago

Facebook Must Lose Its Phony Sponsored Posts

Only in each case it was 100 percent false.

First, Melissa McCarthy appeared to have passed. She’s just 45 years old and seemingly in fine health. Later, another story also …
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