Sylvester Stallone

Interview: Director James Gunn and the cast of The Suicide Squad; “This movie could be rated X!”

August 4, 2021

As The Suicide Squad gear up to take on the big screen here in Australia, where cinemas are open, of course, (you can read our review here), director James Gunn and his cast, including Margot Robbie, Idris Elba, John Cena, Jai Courtney, Sylvester Stallone, Pete Davidson, Nathan Fillion and Joel Kinnaman, were on hand at […]

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Film Review: The Suicide Squad is violent, unprincipled, and very, very fun!

July 29, 2021

Arguably one of the best marketing campaigns ever afforded for a blockbuster title, 2016’s Suicide Squad was ultimately a victim of its own hype.  After the DC brand suffered disappointment with the reaction to Batman v Superman, David Ayer’s impressively stacked line-up of second-tier characters and their super villainous mentalities seemed poised to right the […]

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Film Review: Rambo: Last Blood is an unbalanced 80s drama-action film

September 18, 2019

Beginning in 1982 with First Blood, then 1985’s Rambo: First Blood Part II, 1988’s Rambo III, then 2008’s Rambo, 11 years later the Rambo saga is releasing a fifth and final film to close out the iconic action hero’s story. Originally adapted from John Morrell’s novel First Blood, it centres around the character of John […]

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Film Review: Creed II (USA, 2018) may not touch gloves with its predecessor, but it still packs a mighty punch

November 30, 2018

If there’s one franchise that I am utterly surprised that it is still ongoing at this point, it is the franchise of Rocky Balboa by Sylvester Stallone. Proving you can’t keep a fighter down (or you can’t stop beating a dead horse), writer/director Ryan Coogler came up with the idea to reinvigorate the franchise without […]

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Ivan Drago & Rocky return as Creed II begins production

April 9, 2018

Production is officially underway for Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures (MGM) and Warner Bros. Pictures’ Creed II in Philadelphia, as Michael B. Jordan (Black Panther) and Sylvester Stallone (Rocky) return to star in their respective roles. Creed II continues the Rocky saga as the sequel to the 2015 hit film Creed, as the illegitimate son of Apollo, Adonis Creed and Rocky […]

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Get to know Mantis and Star-Lord’s baby daddy “Ego: The Living Planet” before watching Guardians Vol. 2

April 18, 2017

After watching Guardians of The Galaxy the day it hit cinemas in July of 2014 (yes, I feel older and did you know Justin Bieber is 23 now?), I said to myself “I want more, this is going to be pretty massive, I reckon that Groot Tree might be a hit as well”. My mate […]

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The role written for Patrick Swayze, Jean Claude Damme and Sylvester Stallone that ended up in the palms of Bill Murray

August 31, 2016

On the most recent episode of Kevin Smith’s Geeking Out, Zombieland writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick spoke about one of the most iconic moments from their feature length film. This moment is of course, the discovery and subsequent murder of an apocalypse surviving, zombie impersonating Bill Murray. A part that (like every part he […]

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Sylvester Stallone headed to TV with Omerta

May 3, 2016

Sylvester Stallone is set to hit TV as the 69 year old looks to star in Omertà, a series based on the Mario Puzo novel. He’s going to play Raymonde Aprile, the “last American Don”, in a show not unlike The Godfather, which Puzo also wrote. No other roles have been cast yet as this […]

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DVD Review: Creed (USA, 2015)

April 6, 2016

Sylvester Stallone has been playing Rocky Balboa for forty years. It’s a credit to the almost-70-year-old actor that he has found a way to breathe new life into the iconic character in Creed, the seventh film in the Rocky franchise. In fact, his efforts even earned him an Oscar nomination this year, the third of […]

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Film Review: Grudge Match (USA, 2014)

February 5, 2014

Take two of Hollywood’s heavy-weight legendary actors, both who’ve previously starred in boxing related films, throw in as many nods as you can to the sport, as well as a good helping of comedy and a little drama and that pretty much is Grudge Match. Two aging boxers Henry ‘Razor’ Sharp (Sylvester Stallone) and Billy […]

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