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The Expendables 2 Reviews

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Jeff Beck

This is a film made very specifically for action junkies. Unfortunately, for everyone else it's going to be very forgettable.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2/4

September 12, 2012
Chris Sawin

There's a difference in tapping into that same cheesiness that made up the DNA in action films of the 80s and 90s and overdoing it. The Expendables 2 gets way too carried away with that aspect and dives into overkill territory more often than not.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4/10

November 22, 2012
Cameron Williams
The Popcorn Junkie

Pitches itself as the ultimate indulgence in action but it's only firing blanks

Full Review Source: The Popcorn Junkie | Original Score: 1/5

August 30, 2012
Ed Whitfield
The Ooh Tray

There's simply too much 21st century glaze on the old meat.

Full Review Source: The Ooh Tray

August 16, 2012
Shaun Munro
What Culture

While it's unquestionably great to see Arnie again toting a giant gun, The Expendables 2 fails to make the most of its game cast, and most surprisingly of all, is quite lacking in the action department.

Full Review Source: What Culture | Original Score: 2.5/5

August 12, 2012
Aaron Yap

Post-modern eye-winkery that lets its stars cringingly regurgitate classic action-movie quips.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2/5

August 30, 2012
Matthew Toomey
ABC Radio Brisbane

I like the idea of bringing this cast together but it needed a stronger, more captivating story.

Full Review Source: ABC Radio Brisbane | Original Score: B-

August 30, 2012
Roger Moore
McClatchy-Tribune News Service

Irresponsible as a first-person shooter video game? You bet. But it holds together, more or less, right up to the moment Chuck Norris and his dyed beard make their preposterous appearance.

Full Review Source: McClatchy-Tribune News Service | Original Score: 1.5/4

August 16, 2012
Steven Snyder
TIME Magazine
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[A] saggy, rickety and occasionally winded geriatric action thriller ...

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

August 16, 2012
Leo Robson
Financial Times

Partly a cautionary tale about the dangers of decades of bodybuilding and partly a throwback to the good old days of the Reagan era, when all you needed to make an action film was a man with muscles, an exotic setting and a hundred screaming extras ...

Full Review Source: Financial Times | Original Score: 2/5

August 16, 2012

A thudding scud of a sequel that defies the meaning of the word 'action' with excruciating pacing. Expect a cache of feeble jokes about aging that are as old as the entirety of the cast itself.

Full Review Source: Doddle | Original Score: 4/10

August 17, 2012
Alison Willmore

Whatever throwback charm the first film had has been utterly Snakes on a Plane-d by this sequel, which from the start is far more pleased with itself than audience members are ever given a chance to be.

Full Review Source: Movieline | Original Score: 3.5/10

August 15, 2012
Matthew Pejkovic
Matt's Movie Reviews

The Expendables 2 may talk a big game, yet can't back it no matter how many muscles are on display.

Full Review Source: Matt's Movie Reviews | Original Score: 2.5/5

September 6, 2012
David Hiltbrand
Philadelphia Inquirer
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Nice to know America's action stars, no matter how old they get, will never lack for gainful employment.

Full Review Source: Philadelphia Inquirer | Original Score: 2/4

August 22, 2012
Patrick Kolan
IGN Movies AU

Perhaps we're pawns in an elaborate homage to excess and macho stupidity. It's purposefully - even wilfully - bad. Given that I can't prove that Simon West isn't actually that kind of wheels-within-wheels genius, he earns benefit of my doubt.

Full Review Source: IGN Movies AU | Original Score: 2/5

September 26, 2012
Leigh Paatsch
Herald Sun (Australia)

The best that can be said of these spectacularly stoo-pid scenes is that you can't look away from them. But my, oh my, you can laugh at them.

Full Review Source: Herald Sun (Australia) | Original Score: 2.5/5

August 30, 2012
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

Simon West, taking over directorial duties from Stallone, is at least better at staging action sequences, though the film is still over-edited to its intense disadvantage.

Full Review Source: Antagony & Ecstasy | Original Score: 4/10

August 23, 2012
Cole Smithey

With a script seemingly dashed off on a chalkboard, "The Expendables 2" lives up to its title in the most pejorative way. Everything about this bombastic goofball action movie screams "disposable."

Full Review Source: | Original Score: D+

August 29, 2012
Allan Hunter
Daily Express

Another shameless dollop of mindless slaughter and corny one-liners.

Full Review Source: Daily Express | Original Score: 2/5

August 16, 2012
Nick Pinkerton
Village Voice
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Has the parallel between the actor and the mercenary's trade ever been so overt?

Full Review Source: Village Voice

August 14, 2012
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