For HCMovieReviews: “Rambo: Last Blood”

• LIKE on Facebook   • FOLLOW on Twitter   • FOLLOW on Instagram • SUBSCRIBE on YouTube   • BUY ME A COFFEE on Ko-Fi (spoiler free) Nothing is over… You just don’t turn it off… Rambo is back. Eleven years have passed since the excessively violent ‘Rambo’, which somewhat ironically, presented what seemed to be the... Continue Reading →

For SetTheTape.com: “Backtrace – Film Review”

• LIKE on Facebook   • FOLLOW on Twitter   • FOLLOW on Instagram • SUBSCRIBE on YouTube   • BUY ME A COFFEE on Ko-Fi Bouncing between franchise revival films and the horrific Escape Plan 2, Sylvester Stallone stars alongside Stranger Things’ Matthew Modine in Backtrace – more appropriately direct-to-the-rubbish-bin than direct-to-video. Backtrace opens during the car... Continue Reading →

For SetTheTape.com: “Throwback 10: Rambo”

• LIKE on Facebook   • FOLLOW on Twitter   • FOLLOW on Instagram • SUBSCRIBE on YouTube   • BUY ME A COFFEE on Ko-Fi Having successfully brought life back into the Rocky franchise with Rocky Balboa in 2006, it was inevitable that actor-writer-director, Sylvester Stallone, would bring back John Rambo for one last mission. With the... Continue Reading →

108 Words on ‘First Blood’

The following 108 word section on First Blood is something I wrote for a journalism module at uni. The review is written as if in 1982, and First Blood is a contemporary film. Enjoy...   Directed by Ted Kotcheff, Sylvester Stallone gives his best blockbuster performance since winning title gold in Rocky II (1979), in a transition into the... Continue Reading →

Shot at 60 part VI: Sylvester Stallone

Welcome to the first of three special Shot at 60 posts focusing on actors. Capone (1975) 20th Century Fox / Dir: Steve Carver / Prod: Corman   Death Race 2000 (1975) New World Pictures / Dir: Paul Bartel / Prod: Corman & Weatherill   Rocky (1976) United Artists / Dir: John G. Avildsen / Prod: Chartoff & Winkler  ... Continue Reading →

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