Will Sloan

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Articles by Will Sloan:

  • July 19, 2012

    Defending the Indefensible: The Three Stooges

    In the latest edition of Defending the Indefensible, Will Sloan looks at a modern film that’s been maligned almost simply because of how faithful it is to some decidedly unhip source material: The Farrelly Brothers’ The Three Stooges.

  • Tango and Cash - Sylvester Stallone - Featured
    June 23, 2012

    The Sylvester Stalloeuvre: Stallaw and Order

    Our look at the career of Sylvester Stallone rolls on with a look at the surprisingly underrated Tango and Cash and the generally forgotten about Lock Up which find Sly on different sides of the law.

  • Stallone - Cobra - Featured
    June 11, 2012

    The Sylvester Stalloeuvre: Stallone and Globus

    You’re the disease, and he’s the cure. This week we look at Sylvester Stallone’s collaborations with Golan-Globus, better known as Cannon Films, producers of the “unforgettable” Cobra and Over the Top.

  • June 4, 2012

    The Sylvester Stalloeuvre: Stallikable

    Our look at the career of Sylvester Stallone goes back and forward, looking at Sly’s attempts at universal likability with his stint as a guest host on Saturday Night Live and his misbegotten country music film Rhinestone.

  • Rambo - Featured
    May 21, 2012

    The Sylvester Stalloeuvre: Stallolitics

    As our Stallone retrospective rolls on, we jump ahead oh so slightly to take a look at the writer-actor’s political leanings in Rambo: First Blood Part II, Rocky IV, Rambo, and The Expendables.

  • The Dictator - Featured
    May 15, 2012

    The Dictator Review

    The Dictator is simultaneously tasteless and toothless – a provocation in search of a point, taking a potentially explosive premise and reducing it to the level of a mediocre studio comedy and never living up to any of its transgressive promises.

  • The Dictator Press Conference - Featured
    May 14, 2012

    Scenes from The Dictator Press Junket

    We went to the press conference for The Dictator last week, and while star Sacha Baron Cohen put on a great show in character as General Aladeen, where does the character end and the man behind it begin?

  • Victory - Sylvester Stallone
    May 6, 2012

    The Sylvester Stalloeuvre: Stallerican Idol

    In the sixth part of our on going look at the career of Sylvester Stallone, we look at another sports themed movie, Victory and the cultural impact of his celebrity in the 2009 documentary Amerika Idol.

  • Rocky 2 - Featured
    April 28, 2012

    The Sylvester Stalloeuvre: Sylvauteurist Stallequels

    In part five of his ongoing series on the career of Sylvester Stallone, Will Sloan takes a look at how the man found his way into doing sequels before his action star days with Rocky 2 and his directing of the Saturday Night Fever sequel Staying Alive.

  • Rocky - Featured
    April 13, 2012

    The Sylvester Stalloeuvre: Stalloscar

    The time has come in our weekly Sylvester Stallone series to look at his most successful creation thus far: the Oscar winning tale of Rocky Balboa.

  • Cracking Up - Jerry Lewis - Featured
    April 10, 2012

    Defending the Indefensible:
    Cracking Up

    In our second semi-irregular instalment of Defending the Indefensible, Will Sloan looks at Jerry Lewis’ final directorial effort, 1983’s Cracking Up.

  • Death Race 2000 - Sylvester Stallone - Featured
    April 6, 2012

    The Sylvester Stalloeuvre: Sylveary Work, Part 2

    This week, in our second installment in our series looking back at the works of Sylvester Stallone, Will Sloan takes a look at even more of the actor’s pre-Rocky early work with Lords of Flatbush and Death Race 2000

  • Sylvester Stallone - Featured
    March 30, 2012

    The Sylvester Stalloeuvre: Sylvearly Work

    In the weeks leading up to the release of Expendables 2, Will Sloan takes a look at the career of the one and only, Sylvester Stallone, from the beginning, to the bitter middle, to his resurgence. First up, the early works: Woody Allen’s Bananas and The Party at Kitty and Stud’s.