Two years ago, Sylvester Stallone parlayed the momentum of his comeback successes of “Rocky Balboa” and “Rambo” into the start of a new franchise, “The Expendables”. Featuring a virtual who’s who of aging action stars, “The Expendables” dealt up a heaping portion of carnage and camaraderie and proved to be surprisingly enjoyable movie. It was also successful enough to warrant a sequel.
For the return engagement, Stallone recruits additional semi-retired movie heroes (Jean-Claude Van Damme and Chuck Norris), and expands the roles of pals Arnold Schwarzenegger and Bruce Willis. But would it be enough to support an already thin concept?
Fear not, “Expendables” fans, “The Expendables 2” more than delivers on its B-movie promise of bullets, blood, and bromance.
It might look like torture. But to Frank Dux? It’s training…
Welcome back to another edition of “Cheese-tastic Classics”, the series where I go through those movies that are so bad they’re good in a delicious, delectable way that can only be defined as “Cheese”!
This time? The 1988 Cheese-fest “Bloodsport”, the movie that introduced the world to the “Muscles from Brussels” himself, Jean Claude Van Damme! It’s the story of honor, stretching, and an underground fighting championship known as the Kumite!
It’s a cheese drenched spectacular that every self-respecting connoisseur should have in their repertoire… click through to read all about it!!