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Review: “The Expendables 2”

“Expect the expected” could be the tagline to “The Expendables 2,” the loudest, shootin’-ist film of the summer. This sequel to Sylvester Stallone’s 2010 fanboy action epic finds a nearly identical cast doing nearly identical things. And while that may sound like a damning critique, it isn’t. Also in the vein of its predecessor, “The […]

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Weekend Box Office: Conservative doc “2016: Obama’s America” the only standout

This weekend’s box office returns for the major openers–“The Expendables 2,” “ParaNorman,” “Sparkle,” and “The Odd Life of Timothy Green”–were solid but not spectacular, certainly not the surprisingly strong numbers that “The Bourne Legacy” and “The Campaign” posted last weekend. The Sylvester Stallone/Arnold Schwarzenegger action ensemble pic predictably claimed the #1 slot, but it fell

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Arnold Schwarzenegger to star in action-thriller from Training Day writer David Ayer

He’ll be back, all right. Despite speculation that his marriage-imperiling love-child with a nanny might put the kibosh on his post-Governorship return to Hollywood, 64-year-old Arnold Schwarzenegger has lined up quite a list of upcoming projects. In addition to four others already in the works, it was announced today that Schwarzenegger would star in Ten, an action-thriller

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Chuck Norris Facts: He carries a rifle in “The Expendables 2”

They say old soldiers never die, they just fade away. Fortunately for fans of silly action movies and preposterous TV shows, Chuck Norris is an exception to the rule.

Today a new publicity image of Chuck Norris in The Expendables 2 was released, inspiring giddy delight in fans anticipating the action star bonanza. In the photo, Norris is seen toting a G36 rifle, walking away from a burning car as if it were no big deal. No word on whether or not the car is burning because of him, but doubtlessly he either just killed or is about to kill someone.

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