Thursday, April 19, 2018

Ryan Coogler

Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018

"Black Panther" scored one of the best second weekends ever with an estimated $108 million in ticket sales, putting it on track to rank among the highest-grossing blockbusters ever.

Ryan Coogler's Marvel sensation is on a box-office course that few films have managed, according to studio...

Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018

A wave of feverish anticipation, fawning critical acclaim and groundbreaking cultural meaning pushed "Black Panther" to a record-setting $192 million debut in U.S. and Canada theaters, firmly establishing the superhero sensation as a box-office landmark.

The Marvel film from the Walt...

Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018

No one is more at the epicenter of the watershed pop-culture moment that is "Black Panther" than Chadwick Boseman, the Panther himself.

On the eve of Ryan Coogler's juggernaut of a film arriving in theaters — and shortly before stepping out with his girlfriend for Valentine's Day —...

Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018

Ryan Coogler was feeling overwhelmed by "Black Panther."

It was only his third feature film and, at just 30-years-old, he was making it with Hollywood's most powerful studio under enormous cultural expectations and with $200 million to get it right.

And he really didn't want it to...

Thursday, May. 5, 2016

The LA Film Festival, produced by Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that also produces the Film Independent Spirit Awards, announced the US Premiere of Jonás Cuarón’s Desierto as the Closing Night Film. The film stars Gael García Bernal, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Alondra...

Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015

Admit it. When you heard another "Rocky" movie was coming out - a seventh - you thought, really? How many "Rocky" movies do we need?

Well, it turns out we needed seven. At least.

From its very beginning in 1976, the "Rocky" story has been...

Monday, Nov. 23, 2015

"Fruitvale Station" writer-director Ryan Coogler is sending a love letter to his father in the form of the latest "Rocky" film.

"Creed" was inspired by his dad, who showed him the "Rocky" movies over and over when he was growing up.

And as...

Wednesday, Apr. 22, 2015

When "Fruitvale Station" director Ryan Coogler approached Sylvester Stallone about making another "Rocky" movie, Stallone thought he was insane. The creator of the "Rocky" saga told the CinemaCon audience on Tuesday that the Rocky journey had ended.

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