24 January 2013 9:01 PM, PST | Screen Anarchy | See recent Screen Anarchy news »

I like Jason Statham, I really do. I mean, sure, he's got the best first name of any actor that has ever lived, but I like the guy. I like that whatever movie he's in, he makes it his own. I like the old Statham from Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels, I even like the new-ish Statham from The Expendables. It's a subtle thing, I grant, with his amelioration or differentiation between his performances being a difficult thing to measure objectively. Still, I've noticed a kind of pattern with him, regarding how the first film in a series is often Ok, while the subsequent ones become increasingly terrible. One can point to Statham as being the the only guy in The Expendables who seemed to know...

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