Sylvester Stallone

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Tulsa King review – Sylvester Stallone gets his first ever TV role! As a slow-moving 75-year-old gangster
The movie star’s televisual debut is full of fun, retro energy and action hero-lite antics, as he plays a veteran mobster trying to take over Oklahoma. Just don’t expect innovation

Lucy Mangan

15, Nov, 2022 @12:29 PM

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Tulsa King to Pepsi, Where’s My Jet? The seven best shows to stream this week
Sylvester Stallone goes on a one-man crime wave in Oklahoma, and you’ll lap up this gloriously eccentric documentary about the American dream. Plus: new Teletubbies!

Phil Harrison

11, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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First Blood at 40: Rambo’s first outing mixed violence with vulnerability
The 1982 action thriller saw Sylvester Stallone play a wounded veteran with depth that was later betrayed by a series of xenophobic sequels

Scott Tobias

22, Oct, 2022 @6:03 AM

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LA restricts water flow to wasteful celebrity mansions: ‘No matter how rich, we’ll treat you the same’
The city’s water department has a small yet effective solution to keep its famous residents’ water use in check – a flow restrictor

Lois Beckett in Los Angeles

03, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Samaritan review – Sylvester Stallone slums it in Amazon’s superhero saga
There’s an overwhelming sense of deja vu in this competently made but immediately forgettable tale of a superhero forced out of retirement

Benjamin Lee

25, Aug, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Sylvester Stallone attacks ‘parasitical’ Rocky producer over rights to franchise
The star and writer of the boxing movie franchise also describes the veteran producer, Irwin Winkler, as ‘untalented’

Andrew Pulver

18, Jul, 2022 @2:23 PM

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Rambo: First Blood review – Stallone’s 80s hero ripe for devotees of old-school action
Fans of movie explosions get another chance to spend time with the character that inspired Ronald Reagan

Peter Bradshaw

23, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Dolph Lundgren: ‘In showbusiness, you kind of live for ever’
Answering readers’ questions, the hardman actor discusses his bust-up with Jean-Claude Van Damme, his degree in chemical engineering – and ham sandwiches

As told to Rich Pelley

13, Jan, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Rocky IV: Rocky vs Drago review – silly director’s cut is a losing battle
Sylvester Stallone’s attempt to put a new sheen on his Cold War relic of a sequel is a ridiculous and largely pointless undertaking

Scott Tobias

12, Nov, 2021 @4:00 AM

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The Suicide Squad review – eyeball-blitzing supervillain reboot
Guardians of the Galaxy’s James Gunn is a good directorial fit for the humour and freaky violence of DC’s bad-guy jamboree

Peter Bradshaw

28, Jul, 2021 @4:10 PM

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Andrei Konchalovsky: ‘I’m very glad I failed in Hollywood’
The Russian director is back in the spotlight with the Bafta-nominated Dear Comrades! Now 83, Konchalovsky raises a cocktail glass and celebrates his freedom to call the shots

Andrew Pulver

08, Apr, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Backtrace review – Sylvester Stallone memory-loss heist caper is one to forget
Matthew Modine is a gangster with amnesia, Stallone the cop trying to piece his story together … and you can join the dots too

Leslie Felperin

02, Mar, 2021 @2:30 PM

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