‘Royal Family’ World Hip Hop Champion ‘Tia Taharoa Maipi’ stars in Born To Dance

Born To Dance, a dance flick hits Philippine cinemas, starring Stan Walker, Kherington Payne and Parris Goebel. Sharing the screen with these international talents is newcomer Royal Family member Tia-Taharoa Maipi in his big screen debut. He plays Tu, an ambitious young man from an underprivileged Auckland suburb, dreams of being a professional hip-hop dancer. When his father, a Sergeant in the New Zealand Army, … Continue reading ‘Royal Family’ World Hip Hop Champion ‘Tia Taharoa Maipi’ stars in Born To Dance

MOVIE REVIEW: Creed (2015)

CREED (2015) Review Directed by Ryan Coogler Adonis Johnson was born not knowing his father is the legendary boxer Apollo Creed. And though he had a fine life with Apollo Creed’s wife who raised him, he knew he’s born to be a boxer, to follow the footsteps of his late father. Crazy enough, he quits his job to pursue his boxing career and heads to Philadelphia to … Continue reading MOVIE REVIEW: Creed (2015)

Nat’l Board of Review Names Stallone Best Supporting Actor for “Creed”

December 02, 2015 – America’s National Board of Review has just announced the winners of its annual film awards, bestowing the Best Picture prize to Warner Bros. Pictures’ “Mad Max: Fury Road” and the Best Supporting Actor honor to Sylvester Stallone, for “Creed,” another Warner film. The award for Stallone confirms Hollywood experts prediction that the veteran actor may be a contender for the Oscars … Continue reading Nat’l Board of Review Names Stallone Best Supporting Actor for “Creed”

‘Creed’ Takes the “Rocky” Legacy to a New Direction

It takes strength and determination to be a world-class fighter. But for Adonis Johnson (Michael B. Jordan), even with boxing in his blood, it will take something more: Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone). To step out from the shadow of Apollo Creed, the father he never knew, Adonis must get Rocky back in the ring. Although the former champ has been out of the fight game … Continue reading ‘Creed’ Takes the “Rocky” Legacy to a New Direction

Tessa Thompson Plays Beautiful Music with ‘Creed’ Hero

Despite taking place in the male-dominated world of boxing, Warner Bros. Pictures’ “Creed” isn’t strictly about the guys. Just as Rocky (Sylvester Stallone) found love with wife Adrian, titular character Adonis Creed (Michael B. Jordan) is finding something like it with his neighbor, Bianca. Fast-rising actress Tessa Thompson (“Selma”) plays Bianca, a local singer-songwriter who becomes involved with Adonis. “We knew we needed a strong … Continue reading Tessa Thompson Plays Beautiful Music with ‘Creed’ Hero

The Rise and Fall of the Controversial Lance Armstrong in ‘The Program’

“Lance Armstrong surveyed the cycling landscape and thought ‘you can’t win without doping’. He had to do it and he believed his teammates had to do it. So, on the US Postal team they established a system of cheating through performance enhancing drugs. It became The Program and if you were on the team you had to be on The Program.” DAVID WALSH, author of ‘Seven Deadly … Continue reading The Rise and Fall of the Controversial Lance Armstrong in ‘The Program’