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Posted On December 31, 2015By Linda GeIn Features

Up and Comers Presents: Our Top 10 Movies of 2015

We counted down our Top 10 TV Shows of 2015, and now it’s time to count down the movies that moved us, made us laugh and cry and think this year. Sci-fi seemed like a big theme this year. There was a new “Star Wars” movie, and it’s not the only long-awaited sequel to make the list. Movies that came out of Sundance had staying power, and the partnership of Jennifer Lawrence and David O. Russell continued to pay dividends. Check out our final Top 10 below, and let usRead More
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Rocky Balboa is coming back to the big screen and the new film has found its female lead. According to Deadline, Tessa Thompson has joined the Rocky spinoff “Creed.” “Creed” will focus on the grandson of Apollo Creed, who will be played by Michael B. Jordan, a boxer trained by his mentor and grandfather’s friend Rocky Balboa. Sylvester Stallone will be reprising his iconic role for the film. The film was written by Aaron Covington with Ryan Coogler serving as the director, who worked with Jordan on “Fruitvale Station.” Irwin Winkler and Robert Chartoff,Read More
From the buzziest indie film of the year to… a “Rocky” sequel? Deadline reports “Fruitvale Station” director-actor duo Ryan Coogler and Michael B. Jordan have found their next collaboration, and it’s certainly unexpected, at least to this writer. Coogler has been set to direct and Jordan is in early talks to star in “Creed”, a spinoff of Sylvester Stallone’s lucrative boxing franchise “Rocky.” Oh, and did I mention Sly’s going to reprise his role as Rocky Balboa? If a deal comes together, Jordan would play the grandson of Apollo Creed,Read More