Sylvester Stallone: Articles


Critics' Choice Awards: 'Star Wars' Controversy & Nominations for Everyone

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens': Critics' Choice Awards Best Picture nomination controversy. Critics' Choice Awards: Everybody is a nominee Your U.S.-based awards group, all-encompassingly named the Critics' Choice Awards, wants to compete with the Golden Globes to become the second-rank Academy Awards – itself a second-rank version of its former […]


Golden Globes: 'Diversity' Hollywood Style & Leo and Kate Reunited

Golden Globes' historic gif moment: Lady Gaga and Leonardo DiCaprio. 2016 Golden Globes: 'Diversity' Hollywood Style & Leo and Kate together again There was plenty of “diversity” at the 2016 Golden Globes ceremony, held on Jan. 10 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. Winners were male, female, white, […]


National Board of Review Awards: 'Mad Max' Success & Turkish Freedom of Expression

'Mad Max: Fury Road': National Board of Review Best Film Award winner. National Board of Review 2015 Awards: First indication of 'Mad Max: Fury Road' awards season potential Going over the December 2015 movie awards not previously discussed on this site, we begin with the National Board of Review Awards, […]


SAG Awards Nominations: Helen Mirren Double Dose, Surprises & 'Snubs' Galore

SAG Awards' surprise double nominee Helen Mirren as Hollywood gossip columnist Hedda Hopper in 'Trumbo.' 2016 SAG Awards' nominations: Sylvester Stallone, Matt Damon 'snubbed' while Helen Mirren among surprising inclusions Screener issues (see further below) and online streaming possibilities hated by film exhibitors and the Hollywood Establishment were two of […]


'Eye of the Tiger' Band Survivor Lawsuit vs. Christian Extremists Mike Huckabee, Kim Davis

'Eye of the Tiger' band Survivor: Lawsuit against a couple of radical Christians. Infamous radical Christian county clerk Kim Davis, far-right U.S. presidential candidate Mike Huckabee sued by 'Eye of the Tiger' band Survivor The band Survivor, whose song “Eye of the Tiger” underlined the critical dud (but box office […]


Boxer Tommy Morrison Dead: 'Rocky V' Actor, HIV-Positive Status Ruined Boxing Career

Boxer Tommy Morrison dead at 44: Was featured opposite Sylvester Stallone in 'Rocky V' and had boxing career ruined by HIV-positive status Boxer Tommy Morrison, a former heavyweight champion who was featured opposite Sylvester Stallone in the 1990 sequel Rocky V, and who made headlines after it was revealed that […]


Mel Gibson & Antonio Banderas Join 'The Expendables 3'

Mel Gibson, Antonio Banderas 'confirmed' for 'The Expendables 3' cast Mel Gibson and Antonio Banderas have been “confirmed” as the latest The Expendables 3 cast members, according to TheWrap, quoting a Sylvester Stallone representative. The Expendables 3 is to be directed by Patrick Hughes, from a screenplay by Stallone and […]


'Bullet to the Head': Sylvester Stallone Biggest Bomb in Three Decades

'Bullet to the Head' with Sylvester Stallone. Sylvester Stallone Bullet to the Head movie: Stallone's worst box office debut in more than three decades Feb. 4, '13, update: The Sylvester Stallone action movie Bullet to the Head suffered the worst box office debut of a Sylvester Stallone star vehicle in […]


'The Expendables 2' Box Office: Sylvester Stallone Actioner Has Less Firepower Than Predecessor

'The Expendables 2.' 'The Expendables 2' box office: Far behind 'The Expendables' Aug. 19, '12, update: Directed by Simon West and featuring Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Liam Hemsworth, Jean-Claude Van Damme and about a half-dozen other veteran action stars, The Expendables 2 was easily the most successful movie at the […]


Sage Stallone Sylvester Stallone Son Dead: 'Rocky V' Actor

Sage Stallone Sylvester Stallone son found dead. (Image: Sylvester and Sage Stallone in Rocky V.) Sage Stallone, the 36-year-old son of Sylvester Stallone with his first wife, Sasha Czack (1974-1985), was found dead at his Studio City home (about 10 km northwest of downtown Los Angeles) on Friday, according to […]


Naomi Watts' Princess Diana Movie + Jesus vs. Sylvester Stallone

“Jesus Christ Himself Will Face Off Against Rambo And The Terminator In The Tomb,” blasts a Cinema Blend headline about the upcoming pairing of 1980s all-brawn, no-brain movie heroes Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger. If only. Imagine Jesus battling an aged Rambo/Rocky and the former governor of California. What kinds […]


Catherine Zeta-Jones & Husband Michael Douglas + Justin Bieber & Katey Sagal: Golden Globes

Catherine Zeta-Jones and husband Michael Douglas: Golden Globes comeback. Catherine Zeta-Jones and husband Michael Douglas make Golden Globes comeback Catherine Zeta-Jones and husband Michael Douglas are pictured above at the 2011 Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills on Sunday, Jan. 16. The 66-year-old Douglas […]


'Breaking Dawn' Filmed in Rio: Break-in, Bathrooms on Fire & Forgetting Sylvester Stallone

Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart 'Breaking Dawn' filmed in Rio de Janeiro: Pristine waterfalls & portable bathrooms on fire. 'Hollywood Days' in Brazil: 'Fast Five' & 'Breaking Dawn' filmed in Rio Rio de Janeiro is currently having its “Hollywood Days” as per local reports, thanks to the presence of The […]


'Takers' & 'The Last Exorcism' Dead Heat?

Javier Bardem, Julia Roberts in Ryan Murphy's Eat Pray Love (top); Sylvester Stallone, The Expendables (bottom) Sept. 1, '10, update: It was bound to happen: on Tuesday, Aug. 31, the Julia Roberts-Javier Bardem-James Franco romantic drama Eat Pray Love earned more money than Sylvester Stallone's violent actioner The Expendables at […]


'The Expendables' vs. 'Eat Pray Love': Bombastic Sylvester Stallone Actioner Beats Inspirational Julia Roberts Travelogue

Eat Pray Love with Julia Roberts Aug. 16 update: Sylvester Stallone's The Expendables grossed slightly less than estimated at the North American box office this weekend (Aug. 13-15, '10), collecting $34.82 million at 3,270 locations. Its per-theater average was $10,650, according to box office actuals found at Box Office Mojo. […]


Sylvester Stallone and His Films: 'I Always Believe the Violence Is Justifiable'

Actor, director, producer, screenwriter Sylvester Stallone, 64, and fellow players Jason Statham and Dolph Lundgren were plugging The Expendables, Stallone's latest vanity opus, in the United Kingdom. Below are a couple of choice Stallone quotes (whether they were said 100 percent in jest, who can tell?) found in The Guardian: […]


Sylvester Stallone 'The Expendables' Reviews

Jason Statham, Sylvester Stallone, Randy Couture, The Expendables Reading critics' comments, Sylvester Stallone's The Expendables sounds funnier than Dinner for Schmucks, Grown Ups, and The Other Guys put together. Better yet, the movie offers explosions, dangerous stunts, and fight scenes reminiscent of the day when action heroes were so macho, […]


Sylvester Stallone-Brazil Drama Part II: O2 Filmes' Lawsuit vs. 'The Expendables' Producers

Sylvester Stallone isn't done with Brazil, yet – though he sure wishes he were. About ten days ago, Stallone joked at Comic-Con that while filming The Expendables in Rio (in spring 2009) he discovered that in Brazil you could kill people and blow everything up, and locals would say “thank […]


Sylvester Stallone Irks Brazilians

On Thursday, at Comic-Con (a.k.a. Nerd-Con) 2010 in San Diego Sylvester Stallone explained (quote via ScreenCrave) why he chose Brazil to shoot the ultra-violent The Expendables, about a bunch of aging mercenaries trying to overthrow a South American dictator: “You can shoot people and blow things up and they say, […]


Scarlett Johansson & Sylvester Stallone + Robert Downey Jr. & Gwyneth Paltrow: 'Iron Man 2' Premiere

Best Actor Academy Award nominees Don Cheadle (Hotel Rwanda) and Mickey Rourke (The Wrestler), Best Actress Academy Award winner Gwyneth Paltrow (Shakespeare in Love), director/executive producer Jon Favreau, Academy Award nominated actor Robert Downey Jr, actress Scarlett Johansson (Woody Allen's Mach Point), and Academy Award nominated actor Samuel L. Jackson […]


Sylvester Stallone & Eva Mendes + Colin Firth-Nicholas Hoult Gay Drama: Venice Film Festival

Colin Firth, Nicholas Hoult, Tom Ford, Julianne Moore and Matthew Goode. Julianne Moore, Colin Firth, Matthew Goode: 'A Single Man' at the Venice Film Festival Actors Julianne Moore, Colin Firth, Matthew Goode, and Nicholas Hoult, along with fashion designer-turned-filmmaker Tom Ford, are pictured above at the premiere of Queer Lion […]


Estelle Getty Dead at 84: 'The Golden Girls' Actress & Sylvester Stallone Movie Mom

Estelle Getty: 'The Golden Girl's actress, Sylvester Stallone movie mom dead at 84 (image: Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Bea Arthur, and Estelle Getty in 'The Golden Girls') Estelle Getty, best known for her role as the acid-tongued octogenarian Sophia Petrillo on the 1980s television series The Golden Girls, died today, […]