Long-time SZoner, Randy Rousseau “is most likely the premier collector of screen-used artifacts from the career of Stallone. Most of the items he acquired directly from Stallone.” Recently Randy was interviewed by Blade magazine for their Special Rambo 35th Anniversary issue. You can read it here!
Our POW [Picture of the Week] this week is a shot of Sly and Julia Nickson from Rambo, First Blood Part 2. Click on the photo to see a full-size version. – Craig
We have a double POW [Picture of the Week] since I am taking next weekend off to celebrate my birthday with a short weekend trip! Click on the photos to see full-size versions of the photos. – Craig
Tom Breihan at A.V. Club picks the most important action movie of every year and does an indepth write-up. For 1985, Breilhan chose Rambo: First Blood Part II and the piece is worth a look.
Adriane Neuenschwander takes a look at Sylvester Stallone’s “long, bizarre career” in Strange Arcs: Sylvester Stallone at Consequence of Sound.
The very cool Rambo: First Blood, Part II poster was created by Anthony Petrie and is available from Grey Matter art…
“First Blood: Part II” By Anthony Petrie
Grey Matter Art under license from StudioCanal, is pleased to announce the next poster in our officially licensed Rambo series. A limited edition screen print for the iconic 80’s film, “Rambo: First Blood Part II”, by the very talented artist, Anthony Petrie…
David Morrell, Rambo and Sylvester Stallone fans get ready to be excited!
Gauntlet Press in collaboration with Borderlands Press have special editions of David Morrell’s Rambo trilogy set for publication starting in 2015.
Leading the way will be Morrell’s First Blood special edition which will feature…
…essays by David Morrell and by New York Times bestselling author Steve Berry as well as the never-before-published outline for the novel and the original first chapter.
As excited as I am for the special edition of First Blood, I am equally excited about the hardcover special edition treatment that David Morrell’s Rambo II and Rambo III novels will get. Anyone who has ever read them will understand.
For more information check out Gauntlet Press’ First Blood by David Morrell page.
On July 29, 2014, Darrick Thomas at Zimbio posted The 50 Most Bad Ass Action Hero Names of All Time. Sly played or had a connection in creating 7 of them! – Craig