There are few films that I am really look forward to in 2012, the Avengers is one of them, but The Expendables 2 is definitely on the list!
You see, I grew up enjoying 80’s action movies like “Die Hard, Terminator, Commando, Lethal Weapon, Predator, Rambo, Universal Soldier and so on. As the 80’s went away so did the great action film. Sure there were a few, but too many movies took themselves way too seriously and away went the fun and more importantly, the one liners. I think things like the one liners, explosions, and overt machismo were the cornerstones of the 80’s action move.
As far as actors go, I can only think of a handful of actors that I would like to see added to this already amazing cast; those would include Steven Seagal, Dwayne Johnson (the Rock) and maybe Danny Trejo.
I am a huge fan of the the first “Expendables, which really brought me back to the action movies of the 80’s. Same feel and tongue in cheek humor that I remember from movies. It was the perfect balance of humor and action, combined with some great fights, stunts and exceptional gun play. It was truly a blast to the past.
Expendables 2 doesn’t look to disappoint. The have expanded the cast to include Van Damme, Norris and Hemsworth and also have larger roles for Willis and Schwarzenegger. I believe this will be Schwarzenegger’s first film since his term as the “Governator” of California.
The Expendables 2 is due in theaters August 12, 2012.
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