Friday, August 13, 2010


Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Mickey Rourke, terry Crews, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, Randy Couture, Stone Cold Steve Austin, Eric Roberts, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Bruce Willis

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Story: A group of mercenaries are hired to infiltrate a South American country and overthrow its ruthless dictator. (Lionsgate Films)

Rated: R

Bottom Line: It’s exactly what you’d probably expect – a poorly written, edited, directed and acted blood-bath of an action movie. You may have a smidgeon of fun with it – but the thought will be gone by the time you leave the theater (maybe you’re hungry or perhaps, like me, you’ll get distracted by something shiny). Yes, it’s an impressive tough-guy lineup – but this star-studded, testosterone-fueled, cheese-fest just doesn’t enthuse. THE EXPENDABLES lands a lot of punches, draws a lot of blood but it won’t knock you out.

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