The screenplay is as sclerotic and slow moving as its two punch drunk leads
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Friday 21 January 2011
Thursday 16 December 2010
Friday 03 December 2010
Handled right, Sly Stallone's testosterone-fuelled hokum could have been fun. But it's not. Stallone mostly plays the action straight, and it's aimed at 12-year-old boys.
Saturday 27 November 2010
Friday 05 November 2010
Jolly, smart and shrewd, this film critic's memoir nonetheless sails under a false flag. The publishers want you to imagine it consists of salty anecdotes about the stars.
Thursday 23 September 2010
Sunday 22 August 2010
Out of action: The Expendables has thrown cinema back to the bad old days of muscle-bound 1980s bombast
Sunday 22 August 2010
Friday 20 August 2010
Wednesday 04 August 2010
The actor Sylvester Stallone will venture tomorrow to a place where even his tough-guy alter-egos Rambo and Rocky might fear to tread: the suburbs of greater Paris.
Monday 12 July 2010
Saturday 12 June 2010
Two gunmen have died during a five-hour siege with Russian police.
Friday 04 June 2010
Judging by the nine-picture deal which Samuel L Jackson has apparently signed to reprise the Iron Man films' eyepatch-wearing superspy Nick Fury, the appetite for US superhero films isn't expected to die down soon, with outings for Kenneth Branagh's Thor, Captain America and The Avengers also in the pipeline.
Sunday 16 May 2010
The longer the EMBLB defy the whims of fashion and refuse to die, the more they feel like a minor national treasure.
Thursday 29 April 2010
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
- 1 Jeremy Clarkson 'does not see a problem' with his racist language on Top Gear, says BBC
- 3 London restaurant 34 creates champagne glass modelled on Kate Moss’ left breast
- 4 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27