Ever since 1976 with the success of Rocky, Sylvester Stallone has been a household-name. We have seen him take punches that would knock out a horse, we’ve seen him take on an entire Russian army by himself and we’ve seen him climb a mountain-facade wearing not much more than a t-shirt and a pair of shorts, but until last night, I had never heard him sing much more than what we briefly hear in Rocky. The movie I’m talking about is Rhinestone.
The movie is supposedly based on the song “Rhinestone Cowboy” and it has one of the corniest plots you can ever imagine. Jake (played by Dolly Parton) takes on a bet, that she could turn any ordinary person into a country music-star in just two weeks. The search for this “ordinary” person is on, and what’ya know, the person they decide is right for the part, is Nick (Sylvester Stallone), one of the most obnoxious New York-cabbies of all time. This guy is nothing like an ordinary guy, I can tell you that much.
I’m at a loss for words when it comes to describing this character, but I can tell you this much… Sylvester Stallone is frikkin’ hilarious, and he brings us something that can only be described as a psychotic and mindblowing character that have NO equal.
It was really hard to find a trailer for this movie, so instead of doing my usual thing, I’m linking a clip from the movie. This takes place after some wildly confusing musical acts from Sly as a “regular cabbie” and shows us a little more country-version of the crooked lip tough guy!
I laughed through almost the entire movie and it’s definately something I would recommend to you all!!
Until next time… Peace out hombrés!