Who Won the 1977
Academy Awards Best Director

John G Avildsen

("Rocky")

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'American Satan' cast pay tribute to the rock 'n' roll icons we've lost—watch

Alternative Press
The video features the likes of David Bowie, Prince, Leonard Cohen, George Michael, Chris Cornell, Chester Bennington, Tom Petty and more, and it's a heartfelt tribute that ends with a dedication to Ash Avildsen's father, John G. Avildsen. Watch the ...

1977 Academy Awards Best Director Winner John G Avildsen News

American Satan

The Film Stage (blog)
The second feature from director Ash Avildsen (son of Rocky director John G. Avildsen) is equal parts sex, drugs, and heavy metal, an odd beast that grows darker and more twisted as the party ends, the ugly lights come up, and everyone has to go home ...

1977 Academy Awards Best Director Winner John G Avildsen News

What to Watch With Mike Colter, Star of Luke Cage and Girls Trip

Rotten Tomatoes
I watched a documentary on John G. Avildsen (John G. Avildsen: King of the Underdogs) the other day. He directed Rocky and The Karate Kid. People don't think about it, but these are classic movies that have lasted and stood the test of time. He gets ...


1977 Academy Awards Best Director Winner John G Avildsen News

Malcolm McDowell having a devilishly good time in 'American Satan'

Asbury Park Press
Along with serving as the founder and CEO of both Sumerian Records and Sumerian Films, Avildsen is the son of Oscar-winning "Rocky" (1976) and "The Karate Kid" (1984) director John G. Avildsen. In some ways, Ash Avildsen's new film can be seen as a ...

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