If you’re excited for Sylvester Stallone‘s farewell to his second most famous character in Rambo: Last Blood, then maybe you’re keen on revisiting the entire film franchise in one day. Thankfully, Alamo Drafthouse has you covered at locations across the country with a Rambo marathon that begins with First Blood from 1982 and running right through a screening of Rambo: Last Blood. Find out all the locations playing the Rambo marathon below. Read More »
Shortly after running our last piece, How Did This Get Made: A Conversation with Frank Dux, the Real-Life Inspiration for Bloodsport, I was put in touch with Sheldon Lettich. This was significant not only because he wrote the screenplay for Bloodsport, but also because Dux had said some unflattering things about the writer.
So when I finally connected with Lettich, I worried that there might be some not-so-flattering words headed my way. But to my pleasant surprise, Lettich was a complete gentleman. And when I told about him the purpose of this How Did This Get Made series—to investigate how movies got made, and the careers of those involved—he was happy to clear up any misconceptions and provide additional insights into the making of Bloodsport, his two decades of collaboration with Jean-Claude Van Damme and what it takes to write a badass, blow-em-up action film.
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