Red, White and Rambo

Following more than six years of speculation since rumors of the fourth installment in the Rambo series began, the latest edition to the saga, simply titled ‘Rambo’ hit theatres Friday, proving it was well worth the wait.
Judging by the emphasis placed on protagonist John Rambo’s boat in the promotion for the film, one may expect ‘Rambo’ to simply be a superficial popcorn flick. While given the history of this action series, this true, one of the key strengths of the movie is the ties it has to reality.
The film begins with authentic stock footage supplied by the Free Burma Rangers, showing recent atrocities in war-torn Burma. Charred corpses, decapitated heads, dead children