Tag: sylvester stallone

Rob Schneider in the Apocalypse (Judge Dredd, 1995)

Somebody looked at Sylvester Stallone’s chin and declared him perfect for the role of iconic British comic book character Judge Dredd.  And they were not wrong: (I know I already showed this…but it seems relevant for the review) Anyhow, looking for a story, the…

War Comes Home (Rambo, 2008)

After Rocky Balboa started Stallone on a comeback trail, he sought to revisit John Rambo.  This seemed a bit more far fetched and almost funny.  And yet, choosing to Direct John Rambo for the first time, Stallone managed to marry the different tones of…

A New War (Rambo III, 1988)

The directorial debut of Peter MacDonald (whose had a bigger career as a second unit director, part of films such as Guardians of the Galaxy and the Empire Strikes Back), Rambo III brings us a Rambo once again in a self imposed exile.  But…

Forget the War (Rambo: First Blood Part 2, 1985)

Three years after First Blood, John Rambo came back.  This time he was freed from Jail to go on a secret government mission in Vietnam, saving POWs.  He is brought in by Richard Crenna’s Col Trautman at the request of Marshall Murdock (Charles Napier). …

The Unwinnable Fight (First Blood, 1982)

John Rambo, or as we tend to all call him, Rambo, seems like an unstoppable force.  A Vietnam veteran who never really left the war and finds himself pulled into a never-ending series of conflicts.  But his beginning was far simpler.  in the early…

The Next Generation (Creed, 2015)

Awhile back, when I first heard about Creed, I thought I was hearing a desperate idea of continuing a franchise that had run it’s course and closed out nicely with 2006’s Rocky Balboa. And yet, it turns out that it was the smartest move…