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Trailers from Hell Goes Rogue with ‘Rambo: First Blood Part II’

Trailers from Hell Goes Rogue with 'Rambo: First Blood Part II'

Today on Trailers from Hell, Alan Spencer revisits the over-the-top 1985 Rambo sequel “First Blood Part II,” starring, of course, Sylvester Stallone.

Any subtleties or ambiguous notions found in 1982’s “First Blood” are blown up real good in this 1985 sequel. Co-written by Stallone and James Cameron, the second film picks up right where the first left off as Rambo is released from prison in order to rescue a squadron of POWs in Vietnam. Directed by George Cosmatos, the explosion-happy picture benefits from stellar tech credits with TFH guru Mark Goldblatt in the editing bay, an evocative score by Jerry Goldsmith and cinematography from the brilliant Jack Cardiff.

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