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The Stallone Diary: Judge Dredd

“I am The Law!” –Judge Joseph Dredd, Judge Dredd This week’s look at Stallone takes us into the often-iffy realm of the comic-book movie. As Batman proved adults could enjoy characters in tights, companies sought to find characters to turn … Continue reading

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The Stallone Diary: Rocky III

I may have mentioned this before, but I think Stallone is a profound thinker. Yeah, I know, but hear me out. He certainly has a viewpoint about the world and, I think, puts a lot of time into considering it. … Continue reading

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The Stallone Diary: Demolition Man

Sci-fi movies are always interesting artifacts of their times. 2001: a space odyssey postulates a twenty-first century still firmly entrenched in the mid-1960s with its modernist aesthetic, severe haircuts, and general lack of women in the aeronautical field. It also … Continue reading

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Yakmala Rewind: Cliffhanger

Note: This Yakmala Rewind will also serve as a page out of The Stallone Diary: One man’s attempt to come to grips with one of the greatest filmmakers of our age, Sylvester Stallone. Cliffhanger is a film I cancel plans … Continue reading

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The Stallone Diary: Rocky Balboa

“Italian food cooked up by a bunch of Mexicans ain’t so special, Rocko.”                                                          — Paulie, Rocky Balboa I think everyone expected the final Rocky film to be a disaster. Stallone was in a rather dark period in his career … Continue reading

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Yakmala Rewind: Over the Top

Note: This Yakamala Rewind will also serve as a page out of The Stallone Diary: One man’s attempt to come to grips with one of the greatest filmmakers of our age, Sylvester Stallone. Sylvester Stallone’s shadow looms large in the … Continue reading

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