Review: 'The Expendables 3'

One and a half stars

A week ago, Menahem Golan died, but his spirit is alive and well in "The Expendables 3." For those of you who don't read movie credits (or those who practice good taste), Golan was best known for producing and sometimes directing cheapo action fare like "The Delta Force" (Chuck Norris and Lee Marvin), "Masters of the Universe" (Dolph Lundgren), "Kickboxer" (Jean-Claude Van Damme) and "Over the Top" (Sylvester Stallone). Stallone's "Expendables" franchise is nothing if not nostalgia for the bad old days of heroes with heavy artillery, absurdly large knives and even more absurdly large torsos.

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