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3:44 PM on 04.03.2014

First full trailer for The Expendables 3

The folks over at Yahoo Movies have released the first teaser for The Expendables 3, showing a couple action beats and the film's pretty sizable cast. I didn't much care for The Expendables One, with its dark color palette a...

Mike Cosimano


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12:40 PM on 04.02.2014

Expendables 3 rolls out a whole ton of posters

The cast for the Expendables films just keeps getting larger and larger, and in this very rare instance that is a completely awesome thing. You can tell it's completely awesome because despite the absurd amount of charac...

Matthew Razak



Review: Grudge Match photo
Review: Grudge Match
by Matthew Razak

Grudge Match is a movie based entirely around getting two old actors (Sylvester Stallone and Robert DeNiro) from two of the greatest boxing movies ever made (Rocky and Raging Bull) back into the ring to punch each other. It really, by all rights, should have been an absolute train wreck. I'm sure you rolled your eyes the second you saw the trailer. No way in hell a cash grab like this is going to be good.

Well, it's that time of year for (minor) holiday miracles. While the theaters are jam packed with Oscar-worthy movies you should really spend your money on, something about Grudge Match actually works. It's not great by any stretch of the imagination, but much like its aging actors, it's surprisingly doesn't fall flat on its face.

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First teaser trailer for The Expendables 3 photo
First teaser trailer for The Expendables 3
by Nick Valdez

We've been completely in the dark with The Expendables 3. We've heard about all of that ugly stuff behind the scenes about Bruce Willis, the numerous additions to the cast, but no one really knows what's going on. There hasn't been a scrap of promotional material (like posters or images), and the teaser above was dropped on us completely by surprise. 

Of course I'm worried about how the film's going to turn out. Is it rated R again because Chuck Norris isn't coming back? Is replacing Bruce Willis with Harrison Ford a good move even if Ford is a sad old man? Sure The Expendables isn't the best franchise, but Expendables 2 was great for its last 20 minutes since it finally delivered on its promise. Can Expendables 3 be greater than the others now that Stallone is going up against Mel Gibson? I guess we'll see August 15th next year. Don't keep us in the dark for that long next time, okay? 

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11:00 AM on 12.16.2013

See Grudge Match early and free

Old people boxing? No it's not another Rocky movie, though Stallone is in this as well. It's Grudge Match, which sees not only Stallone returning to the ring, but Robert DeNiro as well. There's going to be a lot of wrinkles. ...

Matthew Razak

8:00 AM on 10.21.2013

Red Band trailer for Homefront is so America

Homefront is a film, written by Sylvester Stallone, starring Jason Statham as an ex-DEA agent who has to eventually confront the druglord Gator, played by James Franco. How has this film not been hyped more? If you're lookin...

Nick Valdez

12:14 PM on 09.20.2013

New clip from Escape Plan has some bad one-liners

"You hit like a vegetarian." It's going to be a bumpy ride sitting through Escape Plan if that's the best the movies got. In this first clip from the film we see Stallone and Arnie get in a fist fight in order to help t...

Matthew Razak

2:00 PM on 09.13.2013

First trailer for Homefront, written by...Sly Stallone?

This first trailer for Homefront, adapted from a Chuck Logan novel with a screenplay written by Sylvester Stallone, is everything great about movies. It's about an ex-DEA agent, played by Jason Statham, who travels to a back...

Nick Valdez

8:00 AM on 09.13.2013

First trailer for Grudge Match settles all bar bets

Let's say you're drunk and your drunk nerd friend goes, "Hey, who'd win in a fight between Rocky from the Rocky movies and Jake La Motta from Raging Bull?" Assuming any of that comes out coherently, the two of you get into a...

Nick Valdez

3:00 PM on 08.21.2013

Rambo TV show in development, possibly starring Stallone

You know how that upcoming Rambo: The Video Game seemingly came out of nowhere? I think we finally know what it's attached to. Stallone has been trying to get another Rambo film off the ground for some time now (it would've i...

Nick Valdez

11:00 AM on 08.08.2013

Maybe Stallone was on to something

Yesterday, we let you know that Bruce Willis had effectively been chucked from the upcoming Expendables 3. Also, that the spiritual heart / driving force of the franchise (i.e., Stallone), had Tweeted a foot into his ass on t...

Jim Schweitzer





1:00 PM on 08.07.2013

Things are getting ugly in "Expendables" land

USA Today is reporting that the soured relationships surrounding the upcoming Expendables 3 have taken an even nastier turn. The film's writer and star Sylvester Stallone tweeted yesterday that former co-star Bruce Willis was...

Jim Schweitzer

7:00 PM on 07.24.2013

Michael B. Jordan to star in Rocky spin-off, Creed

First of all, I'd like to go on record as saying the Rocky saga is favorite franchise of all time. More than Godzilla and The Simpsons combined. So when someone says they're making more of them (you guys weren't aro...

Nick Valdez

6:00 PM on 07.17.2013

Mel Gibson confirmed as Expendable 3 villian

The Expendables series is something that keeps seeming to work on premise alone. We're all excited to see these action stars get together and do action, and while the movies don't turn out terrible I'm always a bit disap...

Matthew Razak

3:00 PM on 06.27.2013

Trailer: Escape Plan

Escape Plan stars two big-name action heroes; Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger, as muscle-bound convicts who team up to escape from an inescapable prison. Stallone plays Ray Breslin, a man who specializes in buil...

Liz Rugg

4:00 PM on 06.07.2013

Poster: Escape Plan starring Stallone, Schwarzenegger

This new poster for upcoming action thriller Escape Plan is actually kinda cool! Escape Plan stars Sylvester Stallone as a masterful architectural engineer who specializes in structural security systems; i.e. he builds maximu...

Liz Rugg

4:00 PM on 04.30.2013

Here's your first look at Rocky the stage musical

It was ages ago when we first mentioned the stage musical adaptation of Rocky, but now we have your first look at the production, which is headed to Broadway in February or March 2014. And... well... it looks and sounds a li...

Hubert Vigilla



Review: Bullet to the Head photo
Review: Bullet to the Head
by Matthew Razak

While Schwarzenegger has just recently returned to full blown action status Sylvester Stallone has been churning out  action films at a steady clip. The increasingly muscular actor, who clearly has issues finding t-shirts that won't rip when he puts them on, hasn't really reclaimed any of his action glory (outside of The Expendables) with any of these films. Bullet to the Head is his latest attempt to do so.

Previous Stallone-only actioners have come across as cheap and stupid consistently. Mostly they involve Stallone attempting to fit through doorways and getting into a series of poor action sequences. Even worse is that he thinks he can recapture some of his Rocky/Rambo (the first ones) magic and infuse some actual drama into the work. Does Bullet to the Head conform to the trend?

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12:00 PM on 01.16.2013

See Bullet to the Head early and free

While Arnold might be making his triumphant return to action cinema this week Stallone has been kicking out movies pretty much non-stop this entire time. His next opus is Bullet to the Head, oin theaters on Feb. 1, a mo...

Matthew Razak



Jackie Chan will be in The Expendables 3 photo
Jackie Chan will be in The Expendables 3
by Hubert Vigilla

During a press conference for Chinese Zodiac (CZ12), Jackie Chan mentioned that Sylvester Stallone has given him a role in The Expendables 3. It seems like the role will be meatier than a mere cameo. As Chan explained:

Sly had invited me to be in Expendables 2, but I was too busy filming CZ12 and couldn't make a commitment to the film. But he did extend his invitation to the third movie, which I agreed on the condition that I will be appearing as more than just a minor role with a few scenes.

There's no official word on what Chan's role in The Expendables 3 will be. Ethan Anderton at First Showing notes that Chan asked Stallone if the third film will be a "buddy-buddy movie," which it apparently is. Anderton assumed this could mean Chan being a sidekick of some kind, but he admits it's just speculation for now.

As a long-time Jackie Chan fan, this is really keen news, and I think he should play a veteran Hong Kong supercop. If they can get Nicolas Cage, Cage should be his sidekick. Stallone is also looking to get Wesley Snipes and Harrison Ford involved in the film.

[Yahoo via First Showing]

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4:00 PM on 11.20.2012

New Bullet to the Head images have bullets and/or heads

Bullet to the Head is going to be a weird movie. It's going to have nice punchy-shooty, but then there's going to be awkward "hurr hurr you are so old" during all of that punchy-shooty. Don't get me wrong, I still think this ...

Nick Valdez

9:00 AM on 11.07.2012

UPDATE: Nicolas Cage not confirmed for The Expendables 3

[UPDATE: Time to put the bunny back in the box. Sylvester Stallone told Deadline that he "has no knowledge of Nic Cage joining Expendables 3." He added that any reports that Cage was in negotiations for the film are false. Th...

Hubert Vigilla