Tagged with Sylvester Stallone

“Here’s a Recap of Every Single ‘Rambo’ Movie”

“Here’s a Recap of Every Single ‘Rambo’ Movie”


It’s all in the subject line: Rambo, the franchise, summarized. (There’s even a dismissive blurb about the Rambo kids’ show that no one likely remembers, which, honestly, that’s for the best.) I know we’re a ways out from Rambo V, but it’s never too early to do your homework, and there’s some homework to do on this totally nutty … Continue reading

Stay Frosty Oscars: My Half-Assed Academy Awards Predictions

Stay Frosty Oscars: My Half-Assed Academy Awards Predictions


Fair warning: I really didn’t want to write this piece, and I’m doing it out of misguided obligation. Maybe I’m whining, but cut me some slack; I’ve already written about the #OscarsSoWhite fracas, and also contributed a handful of yadda yaddas to Paste Magazine’s annual Oscar preview (though I spend most of my yaddas turning my nose up at the … Continue reading

Review: Creed, 2015, dir. Ryan Coogler

Review: Creed, 2015, dir. Ryan Coogler


“There’s an alternate timeline in which Creed is a superfluous waste of nostalgia. In that universe, Warner Bros. gave the reins to a filmmaker other than Ryan Coogler, the young Oakland-born director who stunned viewers in 2013 with Fruitvale Station, a bio-drama about the death of Oscar Grant. Maybe Coogler is the last person anyone … Continue reading