James Bond descends into mystery as he tries to stop a mysterious organization from eliminating a country's most valuable resource. All the while, he still tries to seek revenge over the death of his love.
Barney Ross leads the "Expendables", a band of highly skilled mercenaries including knife enthusiast Lee Christmas, martial arts expert Yin Yang, heavy weapons specialist Hale Caesar, demolitionist Toll Road and loose-cannon sniper Gunner Jensen. When the group is commissioned by the mysterious Mr. Church to assassinate the merciless dictator of a small South American island, Barney and Lee head to the remote locale to scout out their opposition. Once there, they meet with local rebel Sandra and discover the true nature of the conflict engulfing the city. When they escape the island and Sandra stays behind, Ross must choose to either walk away and save his own life - or attempt a suicidal rescue mission that might just save his soul. Written by
The Massie Twins
Truly awful film, with uninspired action, and acting from most of the cast which is just as bad.
There are certainly lots of explosions and guns, but sadly the screenplay - which could have been described as one big cliché, if it had made enough sense to gain even that distinction - is truly rotten.
Even as a brainless action film it fails, due to uninspired fight scenes and hyper-frenetic editing, which leaves you with little clue of exactly what is going on a lot of the time.
It also includes the most unexplained, senseless, and unbelievable forgiveness of a character which I can remember seeing.
Written and directed by Sylvester Stallone, who unintentionally proves himself a relic of the sort of all brawn, no brains, chauvinistic films which would be better left in the past.
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