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Yakmala: Judge Dredd

The Judge Dredd comic book occupies much the same place in my pop culture landscape as Doctor Who: a beloved British property of which I am only tangentially aware. So I have no dog in the fight over whether the … Continue reading

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The Stallone Diary: Rocky IV

“If I can change and you can change, everybody can change!” -Rocky Balboa Yes, the Comedies broke me. While Oscar was not nearly as bad as I’d expected, the mind-numbing mediocrity of Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot left me … Continue reading

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The Christmas Warning

The Comedies nearly destroyed me. As a consequence, the Diary was closed for over a year. Probably a good time to open it up again …

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The Stallone Diary: Cop Land

“I gave you a chance to be a cop and you blew it!” — Moe Tilden, Cop Land For Stallone, 1997’s Cop Land is an event. It is here, after spending years on an action movie apology tour for The … Continue reading

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The Stallone Diary: Rambo (First Blood: Part IV)

The Stallone Diary: One man’s attempt to come to grips with one of the greatest filmmakers of our age, Sylvester Stallone. Today’s excerpt, Rambo, the fourth film to feature Stallone as the titular Vietnam vet. “You’re either livin’ for nothin’ … Continue reading

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Best of Yakmala: Staying Alive

We’ve been at this iteration of the Satellite Show for a little over a year and, somehow, “Staying Alive” has never received a proper “Best of Yakmala” review. Let’s get the ball rolling with a little bit of history. I … Continue reading

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