CINEMA: SLY'S NEXT MOVE

ROCKY, RAMBO, RHINESTONE--SLY STALLONE DID ALL THAT; NOW, AT LAST, HE GETS TO BE AN ACTOR

He looks bloated, and his face wears defeat as its due. The sheriff of a Jersey suburb overrun by venal New York City cops, he is seen as a genial buffoon. Even the metallic voice of a video game tells him, "You have no authority." He seems almost at ease with his fate--one of those rare men who don't dare to dream or think of themselves as hero material. Imagine an older Rocky Balboa who got clobbered until he was half deaf, and whose Adrian dumped him to marry the town scumball.

His name is Freddy Heflin, and in Cop Land--a...

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