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  • Sylvester Stallone supports assault weapon ban

    02/01/2013 5:13:37 PM PST · by TurboZamboni · 64 replies
    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.—Sylvester Stallone says that despite his "Rambo" image and new shoot-em-up film "Bullet to the Head," he's in favor of new national gun control legislation. Stallone supported the 1994 "Brady bill" that included a now-expired ban on assault weapons, and hopes that ban can be reinstated. "I know people get (upset) and go, 'They're going to take away the assault weapon.' Who ... needs an assault weapon? Like really, unless you're carrying out an assault. ... You can't hunt with it. ... Who's going to attack your house, a (expletive) army?"
  • SAGE STALLONE: Sylvester's Son Dies Of Overdose

    07/14/2012 7:36:09 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    TMZ ^ | 07/14/2012
    Sage Stallone -- Sylvester Stallone's son -- has died and sources tell us the cause was an overdose of pills. The details surrounding the death are still unclear .. but we're told he was found in his L.A. home by either a maid or his girlfriend. Paramedics were called to the home and pronounced him dead at the scene. Sources tell us authorities are trying to determine if the death was intentional or accidental. We're told Sylvester is a "wreck." Sage famously made his film debut alongside his father in the 1990 movie "Rocky 5" -- playing the role of...
  • Sage Stallone, eldest son of Sylvester Stallone, found dead at 36

    07/13/2012 6:22:30 PM PDT · by Justaham · 20 replies
    movies.yahoo.com ^ | 12/13/12 | Matt McDaniel
    Sage Moonblood Stallone, the 36-year-old son of Sylvester Stallone who starred alongside his father in "Rocky V," was found dead in his Hollywood apartment on Friday. The New York Post confirmed his passing with his attorney George Braunstein. Sources tell The Post that he likely died of an overdose of pills, and that a representative of the LAPD stated, "There is no suspicion of foul play or criminal activity." Sage Stallone was Sylvester Stallone's eldest son from his first marriage to Sasha Czack (they divorced in 1985). Sage is survived by his brother Seargeoh, and his three half-sisters Sophia, Sistine,...
  • Caption This Photo (Terminator and Rambo)

    02/10/2012 3:17:05 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 17 replies · 1+ views
    Whosay ^ | 02/08/12
  • Arnie & Sly Taking Out The Bad Guys – Pure Hokum But Deeply Satisfying…

    11/11/2011 8:00:42 AM PST · by sussex · 1 replies
    The Aged P.com ^ | 11/11/11 | The Aged P
    Yes, we fall for it every time…but why? It isn’t so much the violence although the idea of cruel and vicious people being paid back in their own coin generates a certain degree of schadenfreude. What is of greater significance is that it plays out the triumph of good v evil, a moral imperative that, despite our own flawed behaviour, appears to be a key driver in how we wish to be perceived.
  • Judge Dredd returning to the big screen

    09/27/2010 8:10:55 PM PDT · by tlb · 12 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | May 11, 2010 | Stuart Kemp
    CANNES -- Judge Dredd will dust off his helmet for what promises to be a gritty return to the big screen. The $45 million project is being bankrolled by Reliance Big Pictures and Stuart Ford's international sales banner IM Global and DNA Films, the U.K. production house headed by Andrew Macdonald. DNA Films spent more than two years negotiating with rights-holders to the 2000AD comic book character -- created by John Wagner and Carlos Ezquerra -- who first hit the big screen in 1995 with Sylvester Stallone in the title role. Filming is scheduled to take place this year in...
  • Death Wish (2011) (Starring Sylvester Stallone!)

    09/13/2010 7:16:23 PM PDT · by tlb · 21 replies · 1+ views
    IMDB ^ | September 12, 2010 | staff
    In Movie Theaters: TBA, 2011 (Development) Directed by: Sylvester Stallone Starring: Sylvester Stallone Distributed by: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Genres: Action Adventure Remake Synopsis: An ordinary man goes vigilante after his wife and daughter are attacked. Additional Notes: Remake of the 1974 film.
  • "Expendables" cast rings the NYSE bell

    08/25/2010 7:56:23 AM PDT · by Callahan · 8 replies
    AP via Drudge ^ | 8/25/10 | Me
    "The Expendables" is a tribute to 80s action fare starring Stallone, Dolph Lundgren, Stone Cold Steve Austin, Terry Crews, Jet Li, Jason Statham and every other middle-aged action guy you can think of--except Jean Claude Van Damme and Seagal (too bad lol). Drudge is headlining this pic from their visit to the NYSE as a commentary on the struggling market. I thought it was cool because I'm a lifter and a connoisseur of dumb action movies. Plus Stallone is a patriotic guy by Hollywood standards. Too bad the economy isn't as jacked as Terry.
  • Radio Free Threedonia kicks hippies in the head on the anti-anniversary of Woodstock

    08/15/2010 2:30:34 PM PDT · by MistahE1970
    www.threedonia.com ^ | 8/15/2010 | MistahE1970
    RF3D’s back in action today — 4-6 PM PST on Right Talk Radio -- http://righttalkradio.ning.com. Guests include the production team behind No No: A Dockumentary, talking Dock Ellis and 70s baseball ... comedians Ellen Karis & Jim Mendrinos on the plight of NYC’s St.Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church ... and old RF3D friend Christian Toto giving us the low-down on the 2010 summer movie season, as well as some little movie which clocked the hell out of Scott Pilgrim this weekend.
  • Real Men Only Please (must see). Girly men may want to avoid this thread ...

    08/09/2010 6:40:54 AM PDT · by Scythian · 22 replies
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  • TRAILER: ‘The Expendables’ — God! Guns! Guts!

    03/31/2010 6:24:12 PM PDT · by Bratch · 12 replies · 523+ views
    Big Hollywood ^ | Mar 31st 2010 | John Nolte
    Wait a minute, wait a minute… Did I just see no meterosexuals? Did I just see bad guys that aren’t white Czechs, or some other contrived nonsense? Was that a crucifix not dipped in urine? Men and guns and badassery portrayed as good things?
  • First Blood, starting now on AMC

    10/16/2009 5:04:23 PM PDT · by Nitro · 17 replies · 810+ views
    Sylvester Stallome
    Just starting... get interested!
  • Schwarzenegger to play himself in Stallone film

    02/24/2009 9:15:42 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 9 replies · 361+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Feb. 24, 2009
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Art will imitate life when Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger spends a few hours playing himself later this year in a movie by Sylvester Stallone. Stallone's publicist, Sheryl Main, revealed more details Tuesday of Schwarzenegger's rare big-screen appearance. The governor said he has done just three cameos for friends since becoming governor in 2003.
  • Key To A 2012 Comeback

    01/21/2009 3:45:45 PM PST · by TheConservativeComeback · 10 replies · 440+ views
    http://theconservativecomeback.blogspot.com/ ^ | 1/21/09 | TheConservativeComeback
    Over the Top was clearly one of the great movies ever made. First and foremost, it has a plot that everyone can relate to. I mean, it feels like just yesterday that my dad won custody of me in an arm wrestling contest. Second, you have to watch the VHS promo from the 80s. It's classic and I am insisting right now that the 2012 GOP nominee use that voice over guy on EVERY commercial.
  • Schwarzenegger, Stallone team up today (Conan the Barbarian & Rocky say Vote YES on Prop. 11)

    10/30/2008 12:31:07 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 38 replies · 640+ views
    Sac Bee ^ | 10/30/08 | Capitol Alert
    Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger teams up with former business partner (in Planet Hollywood) and actor Sylvester Stallone for a fundraiser tonight in La Jolla. The money goes toward passing Proposition 11, the redistricting measure on the Nov. 4 ballot. --snip-- Chairs of the events (those who give $25,000) get two seats at the head table, 10 dinner tickets and two photos each for two people with Schwarzenegger and Stallone.
  • Sylvester Stallone: I Love Sarah Palin(Video)

    09/18/2008 5:01:42 PM PDT · by My Favorite Headache · 20 replies · 1,028+ views
    TMZ ^ | 9-18-2008
    Stallone coming out of a restaurant is pegged by the razzi and autograph hounds...the political questions fly and Sly shows McCain/Palin some love...especially Palin ;) http://www.tmz.com/videos?mediaKey=600fa4fa-44a4-4605-83f1-154dc8d743b8
  • If McCain gets the Pubbie nomination who should he select as VP? (Vanity)

    02/08/2008 12:26:11 PM PST · by gpapa · 56 replies · 315+ views
    self ^ | February 8, 2008 | Self
    Short List of possible VP Candidates: Romney, Huckabee, Coburn, Hunter, Thompson, DeMint, Sessions, Lynn Cheney, Ingraham, Rush, Mark Levin, Lieberman, Giuliani, Condy Rice, Colin Powell, Rumsfeld, JOhn Bolton, Pawlenty, Sanford, Stallone, Chuck Norris, J. C. Watts, Jeb Bush, Michael Steele Any others? Have at it.
  • Stallone challenges military officials (Myanmar)

    02/04/2008 1:47:47 PM PST · by decimon · 28 replies · 420+ views
    LOS ANGELES - Sylvester Stallone says his latest "Rambo" film and its tag line are inspiring real-life opponents of Myanmar's military rulers. "Either live for something, die for nothing — it's your choice," the 61-year-old actor-director said Saturday in a phone call from Paris, where he is promoting the movie, the fourth in a series. "Students have now used this film as a rallying point and are using the quote, thinking maybe the American military will intervene and save them," he said. "Rambo" has the disaffected Vietnam vet John Rambo trying to find missionaries captured by Myanmar soldiers, who are...
  • Early review of Stallone's New Rambo flick

    01/24/2008 5:04:04 AM PST · by Callahan · 35 replies · 288+ views
    CHUD ^ | 1/24/08 | Devin Faraci
    ....It's pretty likely that some people will be heartily offended by Rambo; once again an American hero is mowing down hordes of brown skinned people who have no redeeming qualities or humanity. The leader of the Burmese troops is not only a killer and an %#%^!, he's a gay pedophile! I believe the guy had a mustache but I don't remember it being twirled. But the fact is nobody expects - or wants - reality or complexity in a Rambo movie. Hell, one of the main themes of this movie is that killing is necessary, and missionaries who spend the...
  • Politics as blood sport --or why the GOP rules

    01/27/2008 2:15:32 PM PST · by KeyLargo · 12 replies · 113+ views
    chicago tribune ^ | January 27, 2008 | Rex W. Huppke
    THE ATTACK MACHINE Politics as blood sport --or why the GOP rules For Hollywood's toughs, the line forms on the right By Rex W. Huppke Tribune staff reporter January 27, 2008 If popular culture has anything to do with the 2008 presidential campaign, it's safe to predict the Republicans will win in an unrealistically violent landslide. Consider this: Mike Huckabee has already recruited tough-guy Chuck Norris and pro wrestler Ric "Nature Boy" Flair to the Grand Old Party's side of the fence. Then last week, just as he was bringing his iconic Rambo character back to the big screen, Sylvester...
  • Stallone supports McCain in 2008 race

    01/24/2008 10:23:04 AM PST · by EveningStar · 63 replies · 2,075+ views
    AP - Yahoo ^ | January 24, 2008
    John McCain says he's ready to run the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, just like Rocky Balboa did, now that he's got the support of actor Sylvester Stallone...
  • Rambo's View - Dianne Feinstein's $4 billion earmark for Beverly Hills

    09/06/2007 10:20:15 PM PDT · by gpapa · 11 replies · 890+ views
    OpinionJournal.com ^ | September 7, 2007 | KIMBERLEY A. STRASSEL
    Move over Bridge to Nowhere. Congress is back in town, and clearly back to business even uglier than usual. It takes hard work to come up with an earmark more egregious than that infamous Alaskan bridge, but California's Dianne Feinstein is an industrious gal. Her latest pork--let's call it Rambo's View--deserves to be the poster child for everything wrong with today's greedy earmark process. The senator's $4 billion handout (yes, you read that right) to wealthy West L.A. (yes, you read that right, too) is the ultimate example of how powerful members use earmarks to put their own parochial interests...
  • Gruesome 'Rambo IV' Trailer Slays on Internet (Not For Weak Stomach's)

    05/27/2007 9:58:58 PM PDT · by My Favorite Headache · 49 replies · 2,123+ views
    AOL NEWS ^ | 5-28-07
    Gruesome 'Rambo' Trailer Slays on Internet http://video.aol.com/video-search/id/4151401962 When a movie series has been dormant for nearly 20 years, what's the best way to resurrect it? For 'Rambo,' it's with cartoonish violence and tons of viral buzz. The trailer for 'John Rambo,' the newest installation in Sylvester Stallone 's Vietnam Vet-turned-vigilante series, was posted online earlier this week, and has generated movie Internet buzz akin to the "Snakes on a Plane" phenomenon. On Youtube, the two clips have garnered more than a million views. Gore, Guts and Tons of Buzz Click Here to Watch the 'John Rambo' Trailer (Warning: Extremely Graphic...
  • Stallone Charged with Importing Steroids Down Under

    03/12/2007 8:20:34 PM PDT · by Anti-Bubba182 · 25 replies · 1,747+ views
    TMZ ^ | Mar 12th 2007 | TMZ Staff
    Just moments ago, Sylvester Stallone was officially charged with illegally importing performance and image enhancing drugs in a Sydney courtroom, according to the Sydney Morning Herald. According to Australian authorities, the 60-year-old action star, who did not appear in court, was caught at Sydney Airport with several vials of a steroid known as hGH (human growth hormone), during a random baggage check. Customs officials claim they found a total of 48 vials of the steroid after they raided Stallone's Sydney hotel room, limousine and private jet. Stallone will be required to enter a plea on April 24. If found guilty,...
  • Australia: Customs ambush Sly Stallone

    02/19/2007 9:20:58 AM PST · by knighthawk · 10 replies · 573+ views
    The Daily Telegraph ^ | Februari 19 2007 | Nicolette Burke
    THE luxury hotel room of Hollywood action hero Sylvester Stallone was raided by Customs officials today as members of his entourage were seen throwing items out of the window. The private jet of the 60-year-old film star was then searched on the tarmac. Stallone did not leave the country until three hours later. The actor had originally been stopped by Customs officers on Friday night after "prohibited'' substances - believed to be a type of human growth hormone - were found in luggage at Sydney airport.
  • Rocky Balboa: The Heart of a Champion

    12/21/2006 10:48:39 AM PST · by tcg · 14 replies · 550+ views
    Catholic Way ^ | Dec 21, 2006 | Deacon Keith Fournier
    Rocky Balboa: The Heart of a Champion By: Deacon Keith A. Fournier Rocky Balboa is the Crown of the Rocky Series. It is an enduring tribute to the power of love, loyalty and perseverance. It opened on December 20, 2006 and is a wonderful Christmas gift for all. Introduction I must admit, I was more than excited! From the moment I received the correspondence inviting me to join with “faith and values” leaders for a private pre-release screening of Rocky Balboa, followed by an opportunity to meet with Sylvester “Sly” Stallone after the film, I could hardly contain my enthusiasm....
  • Sly takes one for the old guys (Stallone makes Rocky VI)

    12/14/2006 6:53:57 PM PST · by Huntress · 13 replies · 547+ views
    stuff.co.nz ^ | 12/14/06 | Unattributed
    LOS ANGELES: At 60, Sylvester Stallone thinks it's time to show people that the careers of "guys like me," can last long after most people retire, and he sets out to prove it in his new movie, Rocky Balboa. "This is uncharted waters. People are living longer. They are healthier. They have more ambition, more energy, yet society is telling them to move aside," Stallone told Reuters. "It's different now, and I thought, 'Boy, if I could just come up with a dramatic premise to use as a platform.'" Balboa, which debuts in US theatres on December 20, is the...
  • The Gym of the Soul

    11/29/2006 7:54:03 AM PST · by Frumanchu · 2 replies · 145+ views
    Focus on the Family ^ | 11-15-2006 | Stuart Shepard
    The Gym of the Soul by Stuart Shepard, managing editor Rocky Balboa finds redemption. Can Rambo be next? "No matter what, you can overcome your past," he said. "With help, if you look to God, you can overcome your past and be reborn."Hmm. That's an interesting quote. You may be wondering who said it. Sounds like it would be from a prominent evangelical leader, or maybe someone with a powerful testimony, or perhaps a youth pastor hoping to break through to a crowded room of young people. Or, would you believe, Rocky Balboa?Or, to be more accurate, Sylvester Stallone, the...
  • Dean of Hollywood lawyers had ties with indicted private eye - Bert Fields, Anthony Pellicano

    04/30/2006 11:22:28 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 8 replies · 377+ views
    AP on Bakersfield Californian ^ | 4/30/06 | Greg Risling - ap
    When A-list stars have legal troubles or need to negotiate seven-figure movie deals, they often turn to powerhouse attorney Bert Fields. The 77-year-old legal legend has built a reputation as one of the most feared litigators in Hollywood while working for Michael Jackson, Tom Cruise, Steven Spielberg and other celebrities. Now, it's Fields who may need help. In recent months, prosecutors have been investigating his involvement with private investigator Anthony Pellicano, the suspected kingpin of a wiretapping ring accused in a federal indictment of threats and blackmail while digging up dirt to help clients in legal disputes. Prosecutors believe actor...
  • The Rocky Balboa Blog (photos from the set of the new "Rocky" movie)

    02/19/2006 3:54:33 AM PST · by mcg2000 · 10 replies · 804+ views
    sylvesterstallone.com ^ | January 19, 2006 | Webmaster
    If you want to keep up with the latest developments from the set of the new movie, Rocky Balboa, then the 'Rocky Balboa Blog' is the website for you. This official blog is the place where Sly and the crew report on the making of the film. So far, they have posted three exciting official photos from the production, which we have also posted in our gallery. You can open our gallery from the front page of this site. You can also subscribe to the blog's feed so that you get the latest developments from the set as soon as...
  • Secrets remain after indictment of Hollywood private eye - Anthony Pellicano

    02/11/2006 11:24:15 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 11 replies · 549+ views
    ap on Bakersfield Californian ^ | 2/11/06 | Greg Risling - ap
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - For more than two decades, if there was a scandal to be snuffed out in Hollywood, private investigator Anthony Pellicano was considered the man for the job. In 1983, his analysis of audio tapes and other evidence undermined testimony from witnesses and helped earn auto maker John DeLorean an acquittal in a cocaine trafficking case. Ten years later, he worked for pop superstar Michael Jackson in his first fight against child molestation allegations. Actor Sylvester Stallone once called the detective a "very good friend." Through his celebrity connections, Pellicano eventually became a star in his own...
  • Hangin' with Sly (Making another Rocky movie)

    01/29/2006 8:17:08 AM PST · by wjersey · 7 replies · 241+ views
    Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | 1/29/2006 | Michael Klein
    It's a clear, chilly, noir midnight on bombed-out Jasper Street in Kensington. An El train chugs against the sky two blocks away. To the right, peeking above a roof, One Liberty Place shines brightly, a million miles away. Beneath lonely streetlights, a film crew huddles around a white van parked outside one of the two habitable houses on the block. Inside the van, Rocky Balboa is listening to his friend Marie: Go for it. Get in the ring one last time. That also happens to be why Sylvester Stallone is in Philadelphia. Rocky's creator is giving the big lug one...
  • Rocky 6 on the cards for almost 60 Sly

    10/18/2005 4:26:17 PM PDT · by wesley_windam-price · 6 replies · 245+ views
    Yahoo.com ^ | Oct. 18, 2005 | Yahoo.com
    Down but never out, actor Sylvester Stallone is forging a movie comeback for the unlikely boxing champion, Rocky Balboa, who sent Stallone's star soaring and won Oscars nearly 30 years ago. Stallone, 59, will reprise his role in the sixth Rocky film, titled Rocky Balboa, playing the Philadelphia boxer who is lured out of a long retirement to fight a championship bout while dealing with personal tragedy outside the ring. "Rocky Balboa is about everybody who feels they want to participate in the race of life, rather than be a bystander. You're never too old to climb a mountain, if...
  • Stallone squares up for Rocky VI

    10/14/2005 12:52:15 AM PDT · by West Coast Conservative · 48 replies · 1,963+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | October 13, 2005 | Richard Simpson
    His last bout was with his protègè-turned-rival Tommy Gunn in Rocky V. Now, more than 15 years on - and 30 years since first putting on his boxing gloves - Rocky Balboa is making another comeback. Hollywood sources confirmed last night that Sylvester Stallone has agreed to star in the sixth instalment of the Rocky saga. Filming starts in Los Angeles in December and Stallone, who will turn 60 next year, is also lined up to direct. A spokesman from the star's agent Paul Bloch said: 'There is a script, but it has yet to get the green light.' This...
  • PELICAN FILES: Stallone is queried in sleuth case

    11/19/2003 1:01:57 PM PST · by Liz · 7 replies · 175+ views
    DRUDGE REPORT ^ | Wed Nov 19 2003
    Sylvester Stallone has been questioned by the FBI in connection with a case in which his phone may have been tapped by disgraced celebrity sleuth Anthony Pellicano, DAILY VARIETY reported on Wednesday. That case, which has since settled, pitted Stallone against his former business manager Kenneth Starr, who was represented by Bert Fields. The trade said: Stallone sued Starr for $ 17.3 million in February 2002, claiming the business manager urged him to hold onto Planet Hollywood stock while the company plummeted into bankruptcy. The case was filed in L.A. Superior Court and later moved to federal court. Court records...
  • Stallone predicted Arnold's future

    10/10/2003 8:02:33 AM PDT · by paulat · 23 replies · 246+ views
    NY POST ^ | 10/10/03 | Page Six
    <p>October 10, 2003 -- THE political career of Arnold Schwarzengger was predicted in a 1993 movie, "Demolition Man," in which Sylvester Stallone plays an ex-cop put in a 36-year deep freeze for manslaughter. Touring Los Angeles of the future with a cop played by Sandra Bullock, Sly says: "Hold it! The Schwarzenegger Library?" Sandra: "Yes, the Schwarzenegger Presidential Library. Wasn't he an actor?" Sly: "Stop! He was the president?" Sandra: "Yes. Even though he was not born in this country, his popularity at the time caused the 61st Amendment." The audience laughed in 1993, but no one's laughing now.</p>
  • Stallone's politics warning for Arnie

    09/01/2003 12:23:01 AM PDT · by Recourse · 21 replies · 181+ views
    BBC News ^ | August 31, 2003 | BBC News
    Stallone's politics warning for Arnie Film star Sylvester Stallone has warned fellow action hero Arnold Schwarzenegger about the dangers of entering politics. The Rocky and Rambo star warned Schwarzenegger, who made his name in the Terminator series of films, that life in politics could be a lot tougher than he expects. "I think it's very dangerous waters," he said at the Venice Film Festival. "In that particular field you can't yell 'action' and 'cut' and 'take two' and 'take three'." Stallone, who is promoting his film Spy Kids 3 at the festival, said he would rather keep his battles...
  • Stallone to mount 'Rocky' comeback

    12/12/2002 6:41:31 PM PST · by hoosierskypilot · 28 replies · 343+ views
    CNN ^ | 12/12/02 | Reuters
    <p>LOS ANGELES, California (Reuters) -- The bell may be ready to ring for Round 6 in the long-running series of "Rocky" movies that made Sylvester Stallone a household name and Hollywood star.</p> <p>Film studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. has signed Stallone to write a "Rocky VI" screenplay with an update to the story of the scrappy Philadelphia boxer who rises from a club fighter to champion of the world, gets knocked down, then rises again, an MGM spokeswoman said Thursday.</p>
  • Incredible: Is It Stallone or Rabinovich?

    09/30/2002 9:26:26 AM PDT · by Jasonconley · 10 replies · 254+ views
    PRAVDA.Ru ^ | Sep, 30 2002 | Gala.net
    The mother of the famous American actor Sylvester Stallone traveled to the Ukrainian city of Odessa to find information about her ancestors. According to Interfax, Jacqueline Stallone says that she had learnt from KGB officers many years ago that her grandmother Rosa Rabinovich used to live in Odessa. Now, the Stallone family is restoring its family tree.