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"By the powers vested in me, I now pronounce you man and knife".

Advantages: Good silly fun!
Disadvantages: Very dumb

Star – Stallone, Schwarzenegger, Willis, Statham, Norris, Li, Hemsworth…. Genre – Action County – U Certificate – 15 Run Time – 103 minutes Blockbusters – £3.50 per night Amazon – £11.50 DVD (£15.00 Blue Ray) -------------------------------------- ...

thedevilinme 11.01.2013 · Read full review
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The Arthritic Action Men Strike Back

Advantages: Brainless popcorn fare.
Disadvantages: The performances, direction and writing are all ropey and the whole thing is as daft as a brush.

The Expendables are hired for a seemingly routine mission, but it goes horribly wrong and one of the team is killed. Not only that, but six pounds of weapons-grade plutonium is stolen and the whole world is put at risk. Finding themselves trapped behind e ...

afy9mab 29.05.2013 · Read full review
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Grab yourself a bodybag and leave your brain at the door

Advantages: Great action and fanboy humour combine with tighter plotting than the first film
Disadvantages: Jet Li's role is more of a cameo

I'm currently of the belief at the moment, that far too often we forget that the reason that we watch movies is to be entertained, especially with so many films trying to elevate themselves to the level of high art, or just being churned out with the inte ...

elwood_jones 09.03.2014 · Read full review
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All action, but lacking a good story

Advantages: Features lots of big name action stars
Disadvantages: Poor story and acting

Anyone who has seen the 2010 film, The Expendables will know that it is a film with a basic action plot and a long list of action stars. The 2012 sequel, The Expendables 2, is essentially the same again with a few new action stars. The Expendables 2 co ...

mozzie76 29.08.2013 · Read full review
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All action, ding ding round two!

Advantages: Action, cast, sheer destruction and no need for a realistic plot
Disadvantages: Nothing

...When they announced they were making a sequel to the all action hero film The Expendables, the questions on everyone's lips had absolutely nothing to do with plot, acting or the deep directional skills that most films rely on for success. No, here everyon ...

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