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Home & Theater: The Expendables - Home Video Review

David Weaver From Home And Theater Writes: 20 years ago if someone were to tell me that Sylvester Stallone, Bruce Willis, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Dolph Lundgren, and Mickey Rourke were going to be in the same film together I think I would have had the joygasm to end all joygasms. I had always wondered why these action film mega stars (mainly Sly, Bruno, and Arnold) never got together and made something amazing. They had the Planet Hollywood venture together and I knew they all had mutual respect for one another but I always thought it was such a shame that they never did anything to cash in on their combined fame. Now, after what seems like forever in an era when old franchises and their even older stars are being brought back from the dead on a constant basis we get what was supposed to be the Coupe De Grace of action films. Despite being a fine action film in its own right, it unfortunately didn't quite live up to those 20 years worth of expectations for me.

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