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As we know well by now, nothing in Hollywood is sacred enough to sidestep the all-consuming remake machine, not even the 1985 Chevy Chase classic, Fletch. Iconic and hilarious, Chase’s performance as investigative journalist I.M. Fletcher has long lived in the hearts of comedy fans everywhere—which, of course, is why it’s getting a “gritty” reboot in the form of Fletch Won.
Rocky VI has been scientifically proven as the worst Rocky film, thanks largely to it’s lengthy dialogue scenes and minimal action. Now, though, we find out it wasn’t even supposed to exist in the first place, given that Rocky was supposed to die at the end of Rocky V.
‘Morgan! A Suitable Case for Treatment,” starring David Warner and Vanessa Redgrave, gets a rare area showing Tuesday March 18th, courtesy of the Chestnut Hill Film Group
Well, we might not have a release date for the Grace Kelly biopic, Grace of Monaco, here in the US, but what we do have is a UK trailer—and a fiery one at that. If that won’t suffice, though, you’ll have to get to Cannes or the UK when it comes out overseas in June 6.
Canadian audiences got a look at the highly anticipated Jimi Hendrix biopic All Is By My Side late last year, but with its American premiere at SXSW fast approaching, a sneak peek at Andre 3000 as the venerable guitarist have hit the web. Good thing, too, consider this one’s been around seven years in the making.
Tonight an estimated 700 million viewers from around the globe will be watching the 86th Academy Awards and wondering if Amy, Cate, Meryl, Judi, or Sandra will bring home the gold. Hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, the show will be broadcast live from the 3,400 seat Dolby Theater in Hollywood.
Here's a roundup of Oscar-nominated actors, actresses, directors and producers from the Philadelphia area. They're roughly in reverse order of ranking, with nominees who didn't win followed by winners, winding up with the person with the most Academy Awards. (Did we overlook anyone? Email email@example.com.)