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The Academy Takes on Rocky & Rambo

Seriously folks, academics take on Rocky and Rambo in “The Ultimate Stallone Reader Sylvester Stallone as Star, Icon, Auteur” edited by Chris Holmlund, $27.00 paper. Essays on Rambo crossing Asia, masculinity and muscularity, sports hero, and aging the action star.


Movie Review: 'Non-Stop'

The fact that Liam Neeson has emerged as an action star so late in his life is nothing short of remarkable. Neeson, now in his early 60s would fit right in Sylvester Stallone’s… 508 more words

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The Joys of Fan-Casting

Welcome to the inaugural post for “Heroes and Aliens”!

If you’re like me, you can’t help but fan-cast. When reading novels, I try my best to picture what the characters look like, but even with a description in the text, my mental images are somewhat blurry. 905 more words