Kevin: The recent summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was only slightly more historic than the brief meet-up between Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2010’s “The Expendables.” After getting to see these two icons finally sharing the screen, action fans were even more excited about the news that Arnie … Continue reading TGD Quick Take: How Does “Escape Plan 2: Hades” Compare to “Escape Plan”? Also, Remember “Escape Plan”?
Earlier this week we discussed the possibility that “Expendables 4” is back on the table, which if that does come to fruition we hope will be closer in quality to another Sylvester Stallone fourth-parter: 2008’s “Rambo.” But while we love the final (so far) film in that series for its bloodbath finale and surprising poignancy, … Continue reading Friday Flashback: Sly Single-Handedly Re-Fights the Vietnam War and Wins in “Rambo: First Blood Part II”
Kevin: Well CJ I wanted to reassure you that you are not in some kind of “Groundhog Day”-type time loop, even though we are getting news yet again in early January about another possible “Expendables” sequel. We had covered the earlier announcement last year but didn’t bother doing a follow-up when the project was subsequently … Continue reading So I Guess We Need to Talk About “Expendables 4” Again
Kevin: Forget about B.C. vs. A.D., as of last Friday I now divide the historical calendar into two eras: B.T.T. (before I knew “Triple Threat” existed) and A.T.T. (after I saw the “Triple Threat” trailer). The reason “Triple Threat” has gone from a movie I didn’t know about a week ago to my most anticipated … Continue reading Meet the Stars of Your Future Favorite Action Film: “Triple Threat”
Kevin: It was a big week in the news if you are a fan of both Sylvester Stallone the actor and director (or even if you love his directing and hate his acting, which I guess is far less likely), with the announcement of two major projects that will keep Sly busy in front of … Continue reading The Stallone News Roundup: Sly to Direct War Drama, Promises New “Expendables,” Sings Sinatra Badly on Private Jet