Film Review: Escape Plan (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: When a structural-security authority finds himself set up and incarcerated in the world’s most secret and secure prison, he has to use his skills to escape with help from the inside. REVIEW: If this last year has been any indication, it’s that Sylvester Stallone is indeed back with plenty of energy to take on a smattering of new roles. Out off all of them, I do have to say that this ranks among my … Continue reading

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Film Review: Bullet to the Head (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: The unlikely duo of a New Orleans contract killer and Washington D.C. cop band together to find the one that killed each of their respective partners. REVIEW: Directed By: Walter Hill Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Sung Kang, Sarah Shahi, Jason Momoa, Christian Slater At age sixty seven Stallone shows he’s still got it and has no intention of letting up anytime soon. While most of us would sell our souls to the devil to look … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Expendables 2 (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Mr. Church reunites the Expendables for what should be an easy paycheck, but when one of their men is murdered on the job, their quest for revenge puts them deep in enemy territory and up against an unexpected threat. REVIEW: The team is back, those ragtag militant warrior mutts who seem to know only one thing..kicking ass. Under the leadership of Barney Ross (Sylvester Stallone), you might as well call this the greatest hits … Continue reading

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Film Review: Lock Up (1989)

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SYNOPSIS: Frank Leone is nearing the end of his prison term for a relatively minor crime. Just before he is paroled, however, Warden Drumgoole takes charge. Drumgoole was assigned to a hell-hole prison after his administration was publicly humiliated by Leone, and has now arrived on the scene to ensure that Leone never sees the light of day REVIEW: Sylvester Stallone is a name that brings to mind a certain range of genre styles that … Continue reading

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Film Review: First Blood (1982)

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SYNOPSIS: A mentally unstable Vietnam war vet, when abused with a small town’s police force, begins a one man war with it. REVIEW: I’ve never found it to hard to convince others what a great films “First Blood” is. While you don’t really place Stallone films into the cult category, this particular entry is probably the closet to that category than anything he has done. The film that sparked the “Rambo” franchise was one that … Continue reading

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