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Actress Christina Jackson Discusses Her Audition for the New Series Outsiders

Ilana Rapp | Posted 01.25.2016 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

I must say, I love Christina Jackson, and not just because she studied and graduated from the Arts High School in Newark, New Jersey, but because she totally corrected me when I goofed up about her HBO Boardwalk Empire seasons.

White Again -- The Oscars, Again

Jon Eig | Posted 01.19.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

Michael B. Jordan's particular situation describes one of the many problems faced by actors of color, at least inasmuch as it relates to the Academy Awards.

A Brief Overview of Islamic Theology

Rafee Al-Mansur | Posted 01.19.2016 | Religion
Rafee Al-Mansur

Basically, 99% of Islam is the belief that there is One Supreme Being and Creator that is entirely other than the universe, and upon which the entirety of the universe is dependent.

Oscar Nominations: Reflections on a Stellar Season

Regina Weinreich | Posted 01.14.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

If you've been following the Oscar prognosticators, you know the big favorites have been Spotlight, The Big Short, The Revenant, and Carol. How pleasing to find some surprises--sort of--on the academy members' lists!

Sylvester Stallone Forgot To Thank Two Very Important People At The Golden Globes

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 01.10.2016 | Entertainment

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Creed

Francis Levy | Posted 01.05.2016 | Entertainment
Francis Levy

Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone) says a couple of good things to his protégé Adonis Johnson (Michael B. Jordan) in Creed. One of them occurs when A...

Sylvester Stallone's Burgess Meredith Moment in 'Creed'

Regina Weinreich | Posted 01.05.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Supplying a bit of history, the young filmmaker came to him early on with the idea for Creed, and Stallone put him off. Stallone quipped that he wasn't even born until Rocky IV. Then Coogler made Fruitvale Station, a game changer, starring the actor Michael B. Jordan.

The Cinema Year That Was: Zaki's Flick Picks 2015

Zaki Hasan | Posted 12.31.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

It's been a great year for movies, with a diverse assortment of high-profile and smaller scale films, true stories and big surprises, all emerging as some of my favorites for this year. Here's a countdown of my top ten for 2015.

A-Sides: My Top 65 Pop Moments of 2015, From Daisy Ridley to Ridley Scott

Jon Chattman | Posted 12.29.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

What a weird, often sad, poignant year 2015 has been in pop culture. It was the year of Bill Cosby's demise, Taylor Swift's continual rise, the emergence of Caitlyn Jenner, and the unstoppable power of the force.

Creed: Learning About the Life of Men in America

Paul Stoller | Posted 12.31.2015 | College
Paul Stoller

Sometimes we can learn a great deal by going to the movies, which is why I encourage my students to see films. The recently released film, Creed, is a case in point.

Michael B. Jordan Took A Real-Life Hit While Filming 'Creed'

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 12.10.2015 | Sports

Michael B. Jordan truly rolled with the punches while filming his new movie "Creed."  Jordan's on-screen mentor and trainer, Sylvester Stall...

'Straight Outta Compton' Named Best Film Of 2015 By Black Film Critics

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 12.08.2015 | Black Voices

The African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) has named "Straight Outta Compton" as the best picture of 2015. The N.W.A biopic has a...

‘Creed’s’ Ryan Coogler in Talks to Direct ‘Black Panther’

Variety | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 12.07.2015 | Black Voices

“Creed” helmer Ryan Coogler is in talks to direct Marvel’s “Black Panther,” sources confirm for Variety. Kevin Fei...

Trends for the Leaves

Kaavya Raman | Posted 12.03.2015 | Style
Kaavya Raman

Fall is the season when the leaves change colors and there's no reason why you can't do the same for your wardrobe.

The MovieFilm Podcast: Championing Creed + Jay Roach on Trumbo

Zaki Hasan | Posted 12.02.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Yo! The critically-acclaimed Creed is punching up the nation's box office as we speak, and we go the distance this week to talk up director Ryan Coo...

Creed Frontman Scott Stapp Opens Up About Abuse And Rebuilding His Faith

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 11.24.2015 | Religion

After an abusive childhood left Creed frontman Scott Stapp with a skewed perception of religion, he had to completely rebuild his foundat...

Zaki's Review: Creed

Zaki Hasan | Posted 11.24.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Far more than merely trading on the nostalgic fuzzies that come from revisiting a beloved movie institution, Creed confidently builds on Rocky's forty years of accumulated good vibes to blaze its own trail, mining a potent vein of raw emotion in the process.

Sylvester Stallone's Beautiful Family Shows Him Up On The Red Carpet

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 11.20.2015 | Entertainment

Sylvester Stallone's gorgeous family accompanied him to the premiere of "Creed" Thursday night, and ended up stealing the show.  Stallone's model...

Popular Bands Who Had Bizarre Original Names

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 08.17.2015 | Comedy

If you've ever started a band before, you know that the most important part is coming up with a great name. It's No. 1 on the four-point che...

Michael B. Jordan Hopes 'Creed' Will Give Boxing New Life

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 07.31.2015 | Sports

The state of and interest in boxing looks a lot different today from when the first "Rocky" film hit theaters in 1976. Nevertheless, Michae...

A-Sides With Jon Chattman: Stepping Out With Louis York and Jon Bellion

Jon Chattman | Posted 07.08.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

To take a page from The Beasties Boys, the next two acts featured on A-Sides have mad hits like they were Rod Carew. Sadaharu Oh even. Louis York are the multi-platinum team of songwriters/producers Claude Kelly and Chuck Harmony.

Michael B. Jordan Gets Into The Ring In First 'Creed' Trailer

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 07.01.2015 | Entertainment

"A great fighter once said, 'It ain't about how hard you can hit, it's about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward,'" Michael B. ...

Cauterize: Chatting With Mark Tremonti and David Anson Russo, Plus Panda Elliot, Songs Of Water and The Fludes

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.09.2015 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"Recording artists often title albums, not just because it's a key track or because it sounds like a cool title, but the title makes a statement about the project. It ties-in with a message the album is supposed to be achieving. Does that apply with Cauterized?"

Creed Frontman Reveals He Has Bipolar Disorder

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 05.13.2015 | Entertainment

Last year Creed frontman Scott Stapp made headlines for his erratic behavior, which resulted in a 72-hour psychiatric hold in November. Now, in a cand...

Rocky Is Back In The Ring In First Photo From 'Creed'

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 04.14.2015 | Entertainment

Rocky Balboa is back in the ring with his new protégé. On Sunday, Sylvester Stallone shared the first photo of himself and co-star Michael B. Jo...