'‘Tulsa King’ Review: Taylor Sheridan Show Starring Sylvester Stallone

Taylor Sheridan Show Starring Sylvester Stallone

“Tulsa King,”

the new Paramount+ drama created by Taylor Sheridan and Terence Winter, is entirely too conventional

And yet

it is remarkable – and oddly fascinating – for a couple of reasons

For one

thing, “Tulsa King” continues the parabolic rise of Sheridan, a writer-director who has quickly become

Once best

known for a low-profile main cast role in “Sons of Anarchy,” Sheridan has parlayed a

The other

fascinating thing about “Tulsa King” is its star, Sylvester Stallone, who at 76 is making his

There’s nothing

new about actors best known for yesterday’s box-office smashes reinventing themselves in television’

” Until he

landed a Golden Globe for his supporting role in “Creed,” Stallone’s basic competence as

In “Tulsa

King,” Stallone inhabits a role clearly conceived with him in mind, and it makes all

“Tulsa King”

is a clumsy misfire, but when the show works, it works precisely because of Stallone’

Stallone’s range

is as compact as ever, but he navigates it with the precision of a

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