Stallone on a Mission

After his graceful coda to the Rocky movies, the aging action star unearths Rambo one more time. Why?

Karen Ballard / Lionsgate

After Rambo, Stallone is considering remaking Death Wish

Sylvester Stallone has memorized a lot of Procol Harum lyrics, and for the next two minutes I'm going to hear them. Because if you want to know what inspires a man to write a movie in which hundreds of people are blown up and which, by his own estimate, contains only three pages of dialogue between the two main characters, apparently you have to listen to the lyrics of a psychedelic 1968 song called In Held 'Twas in I: Glimpses of Nirvana. This is the song that made Stallone want to be a writer, which is surprising because while it contains...

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