Breeze Reviews: Rambo Last Blood

While watching “Rambo: Last Blood,” it’s helpful to remember that the character John Rambo, ex-green beret and American legend, committed suicide onscreen in 1982. In the original ending of “First Blood,” the franchise’s first movie, after destroying a small mountain town and killing police numerous officers, Rambo shot himself in front of his former commandingContinue reading “Breeze Reviews: Rambo Last Blood”

Breeze Reviews: Hustlers

At the beginning of “Hustlers,” the opening lines to Janet Jackson’s song “Control” sets the stage: “This is a story about control — my control.” “Hustlers” is never exactly subtle in its storytelling, but given the nature of the film’s setting and the pure energy of its protagonists, nuance isn’t necessary. The film, based onContinue reading “Breeze Reviews: Hustlers”

Nobody Knows Anything

            When I was a kid I was going through the channels and found The Departed, on HBO. I had no idea what the movie was, and actually mixed it up with another Matt Damon movie called The Hereafterin which he plays some kind of reluctant medium. I’ve never seen The Hereafter, but that day I did click onContinue reading “Nobody Knows Anything”