Sabotage (2014)

sabotage_ver7Arnold Schwarzenegger has had an incredible career resurgence over the past few years. Most of them have been cheesy action yarns that call back to his past glory as an action star, complete with one-liners and comedic relief. Sabotage is the antithesis of all of that. This is not a very fun movie, people expecting a funny Arnold and a feel good story are going to be gutted by what they see here. The film opens on a home video recording of a woman being tortured to death by them, setting the tone that this isn’t going to be a pleasant experience. Continue reading

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The Last Stand (2013)

The Last Stand (2013)

There has been a resurgence of the old guard coming back into action films over the past few years in the wake of Stallone’s closing chapters of his flagship film series Rocky and Rambo and his new series The Expendables. All of them have been fun, and Stallone is the man for bringing back the balls into action films (Matt Damon isn’t kicking anyone’s ass), but there is one man who spear-headed the entire genre who still has a part to play in it: Arnold Schwarzenegger. Continue reading