The Breakdown of First Blood


Long time listeners of The Movie Breakdown will have heard us mention all kind of different things on a recurring basis. One of them is that we have been against the critical consensus when it comes to the first Rambo movie, First Blood. The other thing we often mention is that we love revisiting movies and getting our opinions changed with a fresh perspective and viewing. It has been a long time coming for us to finally review and deep dive into the Sylvester Stallone action picture that kicked off a massive 1980s and beyond franchise, First Blood.

We discuss some of the reasons for why we both initially were not big fans of this movie. We then reveal how we feel about the movie now, and what worked much better this time but also what issues we still have with the picture. We look at all aspects of this movie, provide some trivia and analyze its lasting impact. It is a huge show and one that has been building since the day we started this podcast.

As always, we had a great time recording this show and we really hope you love it. If you do, please help us out by spreading the word on social media, so other movie fans can find us.

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