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Sylvester Stallone’s Darkest Kill In The Rambo Franchise

Here’s Sylvester Stallone’s darkest kill as Rambo in the movie series. First Blood introduced audiences to the character of John Rambo, which was based on the 1972 novel by David Morrell. The novel had a long road to the big screen, with actors such as Steve McQueen and Dustin Hoffman being considered. Stallone was the first to suggest the movie adaptation tone down the darkness of the novel, where Rambo had no problem killing people; in the movie, he only kills one character in self-defense. Of course, that would change with Rambo’s various sequels.

Rambo became an icon of ’80s action with Rambo: First Blood Part II and Rambo III, where he dispatched foes with rockets, exploding arrows, knives and even his bare hands. In fact, Guinness World Records once labeled Rambo III the most violent movie ever made. In all, the character of John Rambo has slain at least 500 people onscreen. Considering he only killed one person – again, by accident – in First Blood, that means in the remaining four entries he slays an average of 125 enemies per movie.

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Most of the characters Rambo has dispatched throughout the franchise have been via machine guns or explosions, though on occasion, he’s gotten more creative. In Rambo: Last Blood, he set up a series of gruesome, Home Alone-style traps, which includes ramming a pipe through a henchman’s head. In Rambo III – which almost cast Marlon Brando – he wraps a cord around an enemy soldier’s neck and pulls a pin on one of his grenades before dropping him down a hole; so not only does the soldier’s neck snap on impact, he then blows up too. Probably the character’s darkest kill comes from 2008’s Rambo, which is fittingly the bleakest entry. During a rescue sequence in the second act, Rambo finds a Burmese soldier attempting to assault Julie Benz’s Sarah; Rambo grabs the man from behind, slowly digs his fingers into the man’s neck and rips out his throat.

John Rambo chokes out a bad guy in Rambo 2008

Rambo tends to dispatch foes quickly, so the unflinching brutality of this Rambo 2008 kill is what makes it linger. Rambo really wants this soldier to feel pain before killing him, especially for his attempted assault. Rambo generally reserves special demises for those who hurt his loved ones, however. In First Blood Part II – which was almost a Stallone/Travolta buddy comedy – he memorably used an exploding arrow on Lieutenant Tay, the man who killed Rambo’s love interest Agent Co.

Likewise in Last Blood, he pins villain Hugo using arrows and cuts out his heart in revenge for the death of Rambo’s surrogate daughter Gabrielle. Gory as that particular scene is, Rambo’s throat rip from the 2008 sequel is probably the darkest kill in the entire franchise.

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‘I am officially off the market’: When Margot Robbie revealed she made the ‘conscious’ decision of not dating actors

Margot Robbie revealed her decision to not date actors because of the media scrutiny that came with a public relationship of two high-profile actors
Back in 2015, A-lister Margot Robbie made a declaration that she would not be dating any actors. The actress may have alluded to her fiance Tom Ackerley, who she married the following year in 2016. In an exclusive interview with Marie Claire, she revealed that being in a relationship as an actor herself came with its own set of challenges. She believed that dating someone who was popular would add on to the media scrutiny.

Margot Robbie opened up on why she made a conscious decision to not date actorsTalking to Marie Claire, she claimed, “I am officially off the market.” She then shared the reasoning behind her decision and added, “I made a conscious decision not to date actors.” She continued to explain, “But not because I hate actors. That’s a nasty generalization to make, and that’s not the case. People take such an interest in your love life when you have a profile, it puts a lot of stress on a relationship.”
The Barbie actress continued, “So two people with profiles, I figure it’s just double the amount of scrutiny, and I’d like to avoid that at all costs.” This came after reports of her locking lips with Tarzan co-star Alexander Skarsgard started making rounds. It was reported that she was caught kissing the actor during the Sundance Film Festival.

Margot Robbie revealed she opted for a minimal lifestyle even after becoming an actorIn the interview, Robbie also opened up about how she was adapting to fame. She shared, “I have a normal 24-year-old life. If I were a waitress, I’d probably have the exact same lifestyle. I’d go to the same clubs I go to already, live in the same house with the same housemates, hang out with the same people.”
However, Margot Robbie tied the knot with Tom Ackerley who is an English producer and actor. The duo met on the sets of 2013 movie Suite Francaise where Tom was working as an assistant director. Post marriage, both of them launched their production company LuckyChap Entertainment.

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Monica Bellucci and Tin Burton at lunch in the restaurant in Selci Lama

For All Saints’ Day, the Hollywood star from Tiferno returned to his native Umbria to enjoy a moment of relaxation and then visit his parentsOn the occasion of the All Saints’ Day celebrations, the Hollywood star of Tiferno origin, Monica Bellucci, returned to her native Umbria to enjoy a moment of relaxation and to visit her father Pasquale and her mother Brunella.Flanked by her current partner Tim Burton, she went to lunch, together with about twenty old friends, at the Osteria del Musicista, which has always been her favorite restaurant, in Selci Lama.Menu dedicated to typical dishes of the area, which includes an appetizer with breadsticks lined with coppa, duck in porchetta and grilled pork livers, polenta with wild boar sauce accompanied by the very typical cappelletti in broth.To conclude, a dessert based on fried “ciaccia” with Nutella and roasted chestnuts.
Having paid the bill and greeted the restaurant owner and lifelong friend, Roberto Polchi, Monica brought home cappelletti and broth for a family dinner.

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‘Rocky’ Was Quite Different In His Original Screenplay, Sylvester Stallone Claims

Sylvester Stallone took his friend’s advice on a rewrite of the original screenplay to Rocky. A few tweaks later, he was on his way to major success.
In the new Netflix documentary Sly, Stallone discussed how he initially conceived of the project, which had a much harder edge. In the early version, Rocky was depicted as a “thuggish” character, inspired by Martin Scorsese’s crime drama, Mean Streets.

But Stallone’s perspective changed when a friend read the script and thought the boxer was too cruel for audiences to actually care about him.
Stallone recalled her crying.

“She goes, ‘I hate Rocky. I hate him. He’s cruel. He hits people. He beats them up.’”
Stallone took it to heart, and asked what he could do to soften the character.

“I said, ‘what if you stop short of it?’ Like, maybe he almost did. He could have, that’s his job, but he doesn’t?’ ‘That’d be nice,’” he added. “I said, ‘What if he had a girlfriend or something?’ ‘Yeah, that’s nice.’ So I go back, start writing that: ‘Girlfriend. Nice.’”
$117 million in box office later, a franchise was born.

Stallone also revealed that actor Dolph Lundgren sent him to the hospital during one fight scene in Rocky IV.
“Dolph Lundgren… he pulverized me,” Stallone says in the documentary. “Later that night, my heart started to swell—which happens when the heart hits the chest—and then my blood pressure went up to 260, and they thought I was going to be talking to angels. Next thing I know, I’m in intensive care, where I’m surrounded by nuns, and I thought, ‘OK, that’s curtains.’”
Stallone was in the hospital for nine days following the incident, praying for “one more round.”
“For the first minute of the fight, it is going to be a free-for-all,” Stallone told Lundgren. The Swedish actor joked in a separate interview that all he did was “obey orders,” explaining, “[Stallone] was the boss. I did what he told me.”
Doctors allegedly told Stallone that he received a blow to the ribs that made his heart rattle around in his ribcage, a condition typically seen in head-on collisions. “I did hit a bus, of sorts,” Stallone joked.

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