Remember that scene from the first “Rambo”, then called “First Blood”, when Rambo is in that gas station or gun store (or some kind of store) in town, and Trautman (played by the great Richard Crenna) tells him to give it up, that it’s “over”, and Rambo immediately shouts back, “Nothing is over! Nothing!” Well, guys, it’s over, according to Stallone, who says there will be no more Rambo or Rocky sequels.
“This is the last Rambo just as Rocky Balboa is the last Rocky,” Stallone told the Guardian. “I can’t go any further. It was a miracle that it even got done.”
Yeah, I gotta agree with him when it comes to “Rocky Balboa”. I just didn’t get the point of that movie. But the latest “Rambo” was kind of cool, and I wouldn’t mind seeing Rambo bring the pain to the American heartland.
“Rambo” was pure 80 minutes (if you don’t count the credits) of exploding bodies, decapitated heads, and bullets punching holes the size of fists into people. Wow, I mean, I haven’t seen carnage like that since the whole Britney Spears goes bald debacle. And say what you will about the man’s age (he’s 61!), but I thought he made the role worked.