Tag: Sylvester Stallone

Heroes of Cult: Reni Santoni

Reni Santoni was born on April 21st 1939 in New York City. Growing up he briefly played professional baseball and originally planned on being a sports journalist but then began his career in off-Broadway theatre playing oddball/strange characters before becoming a comedy writer. He moved in front of […]

Over The Top (1987)

Over The Top is the age old tale of a struggling directionless trucker, Lincoln Hawk (Sylvester Stallone),  who moonlights as an arm wrestler. I know what you are thinking… I have heard that before but this one is different… Hawk is trying to rebuild his life! In a totally […]

Heroes of Cult: Sonny Landham

William M. “Sonny” Landham was born on February 11th 1941 in Canton, Georgia. He is a descendant of the Cherokee and Seminole tribes. After three years in the army, Landham began appearing in Adult movies in the 1970’s before switching to mainstream movies. On  reflecting back on this choice he stated […]

Cult Movie Essentials: Black Cobra (1987)

At first it may seem that Cobra Nero aka Black Cobra is identical to Sylvester Stallone’s Cobra (1986) then you realise it is apart from the budget! The film focuses on Robert ‘Bob’ Malone (Fred Williamson), a maverick police detective who deals out his own brand of 80’s justice… The film opens […]

Hero of Cult: Robert Z’Dar

Robert Z’Dar was born Robert J. Zdarsky on June 3rd 1950 in Chicago, Illinois, Z’Dar was of Lithuanian descent. He first started acting while attending Proviso West High School in Hillside, Illinois. After high school, Z’Dar attended Arizona State University where he received a BFA and played on the university football team. After […]