Wednesday, July 6, 2011

The Expendables (DVD) -Review

I saw "The Expendables" a few days ago, and I found it to be a decent shoot-'em-up movie.  We see an aging Sylvester Stallone still able to pull off the strong guy persona of his youth with relative ease.  The movie also has a lot of other action actors including Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, and Stone Cold Steve Austin. Plus we see guest appearances from both Arnold Schwarzenegger and Bruce Willis, who drop in for about 5 minutes.

This isn't for children.  There is a lot of foul language, and plenty of blood and gore, as you would expect from an R-rated film about a band of violent mercenaries fighting pirates and drug lords.  If you want raw action, and aren't easily offended, then this will satisfy you.

The DVD has some interesting extras, including one deleted scene, a gag reel, and feature commentary from Stallone, himself!

I give the movie and its DVD release 3 out of 5 stars.  It's entertaining, but nothing exceptional.

1 comment:

  1. The third installment in Sylvester Stallone's jobs program for expired action heroes is easily the best of the bunch, which is not to say it's any good.