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The Last Stand, Arnie, and the end of the action icon

29 May 2013 3:02 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Feature Simon Brew 31 May 2013 - 06:51

Was The Last Stand's title all-too appropriate a description of Arnold Schwarzenegger's action career? Simon fears it might be...

Earlier this year, two former giants of action cinema were hit with heavy, heavy blows. Both Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger headlined brand new action films, in the shape of Bullet To The Head and The Last Stand respectively, and both failed dramatically at the box office

For Schwarzenegger, The Last Stand marked his first full leading role in a motion picture since Terminator 3: Rise Of The Machines back in 2003. A sabbatical into the world of politics had taken nearly a decade out of his movie career, and this was when he was to be back to what made him a global megastar.

The problem was, the build-up to The Last Stand overlooked a few things. Firstly, that the movie had been »

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