During the first two films, he played the trainer of Rocky Balboa's opponent, Apollo Creed . "Rest in peace (sic)", he wrote . His " Rocky " co-star Carl Weathers also paid tribute to Burton on Twitter . Indeed, as Apollo's chickens come home to roost during the fight, Duke poignantly tells Apollo, "He doesn't know it's a damn show!" She did not give a cause of death.
In Stanley Kubrick's 1980 production of " The Shining ", he played a garage owner; he also had roles in 1986's " Armed and Dangerous " and 1991's " Hook ". The Rocky franchise has lost a legendary actor. Sylvester, who is nominated for the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his performance in Rocky spin-off movie Creed, worked alongside Tony in the first six movies in the series.
Rock has made a few jokes on Twitter about the controversy, but that's all. But the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, like many critics groups, unfortunately, often equates the amount of dialogue in a screenplay with greatness, and "The Revenant" is far more visual than verbal.
Frontrunners The Revenant , Spotlight , The Big Short and Mad Max: Fury Road take on best picture nominees Bridge of Spies , The Martian , Room and Brooklyn . This year's Oscar nomination , 'The Revenant' is said to be DiCaprio's best performance till date . But despite all the controversy, there's no stopping the plethora of predictions on who will take home the golden statuette.
Oscars 2016 the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences will turn on a new digital fountain to feed the oscar fever. the Award function would be shot on a smartphone, Before, after and during the show. Last to previous year there was a general disagreement when Hollywood actor Leonardo Dicaprio failed to bag the Oscar for best actor for The Wolf Of Wall Street and his Indian fans took to social media to express their disappointment.
MSNBC insiders were taken aback by Friday's email , which was earlier reported by the New York Times , and claimed there were no plans to cancel Ms. After four years of building an audience, developing a brand, and developing trust with our viewers, we were effectively and utterly silenced. Harris-Perry's MSNBC contract expires in October.