Tag: Sylvester Stallone

BR: Bananas (1971)

BR: Bananas (1971)

February 17, 2018 | By

Woody Allen’s reteaming with Take the Money and Run (1969) co-writer Mickey Rose struck pure gold in this poke at contemporary politics in which a moron becomes the leader of a South American country after it undergoes a Cuba-like revolution…

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BR: Bullet to the Head (2012)

BR: Bullet to the Head (2012)

August 31, 2013 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / B . Film: Very Good/ DVD Transfer: Excellent/ DVD Extras: Good Label: Home/ Region: A / Released: June 16, 2013 Genre: Action / Comic Book / Crime Synopsis: A hitman implicated in a cop’s murder must find the real killer before’s he’s arrested by New Orleans’ finest, or […]

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Richard who?

Richard who?

September 6, 2011 | By

Blu-ray review of Sylvester Stallone’s Assassins (Warner Home Video), better-known for its high-profile stars (Stallone! Banderas! Moore! Pearl the cat!) and script by the Wachowskis (The Matrix ) rather than Richard Donner’s last good film. What??! Never heard of Richard Donner? Shame on you! Read the Editor’s Blog!

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BR: Assassins (1995)

BR: Assassins (1995)

September 6, 2011 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / A . Film: Very Good/ DVD Transfer: Excellent/ DVD Extras: Standard Label: Warner Home Video/ Region: All / Released: August 15, 2001 Genre: Action / Crime Synopsis: A top assassin finds himself the mark of an eager rival. Special Features: Theatrical Trailer . . Review: Although co-produced by […]

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BR: Demolition Man (1993)

BR: Demolition Man (1993)

August 29, 2011 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / D . Film: Very Good / DVD Transfer: Excellent/ DVD Extras: Good Label: Warner Home Video/ Region: All / Released: August 17, 2011 Genre: Action / Science-Fiction / Satire Synopsis: A reckless police officer is thawed from a 30 year cryogenic sleep to hunt down an old nemesic […]

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Marco who?

Marco who?

August 28, 2011 | By

Review of Warner Home Video’s Blu-ray of Delomition Man, the underrated 1993 action satire directed by Marco Brambilla, plus a blog answering the “Who?” query.

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Career Intersections

Career Intersections

August 23, 2011 | By

Review of Warner Home Video’s sparkling Blu-ray of The Specialist, starring the combustible team of Stallone, Stone, Woods, Steiger, Roberts… and Barry!

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BR: Specialist, The (1994)

BR: Specialist, The (1994)

August 23, 2011 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / S . Film: Good / DVD Transfer: Excellent/ BR Extras: Standard Label: Warner Home Video/ Region: All / Released: August 16, 2011 Genre: Action / Noir / Pulp Synopsis: A woman hires a munitions specialist to assassinate the killers of her parents. Special Features: Theatrical Trailer . . […]

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George Pan Cosmatos, Part I

George Pan Cosmatos, Part I

August 17, 2011 | By

Part 1 of a breezy retropspective on director George Pan Cosmatos, starting with a Blu-ray review of Cobra (Warner Home Video), featuring Sylvester Stallone and Brigitte Nielsen.

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BR: Cobra (1986)

BR: Cobra (1986)

August 17, 2011 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / C . Film: Weak / BR Transfer: Excellent/ BR Extras: Good Label: Warner Home Video / Region: All / Released: August 16, 2011 Genre: Action / Crime Synopsis: A gunslingling detective plays bodyguard, protecting a leggy witness to a cult killing amid flying bullets, cold pizza, and fire axes. […]

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