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The Expendables

The Expendables

Stallone's all-star homage to his own prime is cauliflower-eared fun

'The Expendables': 'This is really all about Stallone, the most disappointing movie star of modern times.'

“You guys aren’t gonna start sucking each other’s dicks, are you?” Bruce Willis asks Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger - an image any gay porn producer would triple the trio’s fees to see happen. It’s typical of a tone which teeters between knowing and not caring, in writer-director Stallone’s all-star homage to his Eighties action lunkhead prime.

The whole film is on steroids, with the biggest muscles, guns and bullets that can be squeezed on the screen

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