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Walter Hill! Sly Stallone! Axe Fight! BULLET TO THE HEAD!

Nordling here.

Yeah, it's a good week to be an 1980s action geek.  We get EXPENDABLES 2, Schwarzenegger's trailer for THE LAST STAND, and now this, Walter Hill's new movie, which looks pretty damn fun.  Yeah, Stallone does the old guy schtick, but damn, he doesn't look old.  I certainly wouldn't want to tussle with the man.  Here's the trailer, courtesy of IGN:

BULLET IN THE HEAD explodes in our general direction this winter.

Nordling, out.  Follow me on Twitter!

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  • Aug. 16, 2012, 8:44 p.m. CST

    FIRST!

    by ATARI

  • Aug. 16, 2012, 8:48 p.m. CST

    Man looks sweet.

    by JP

    When Sly has fun...we all do. Welcome back Walter Hill, been too long.

  • Aug. 16, 2012, 8:49 p.m. CST

    Looks like fun...

    by ZaphodBeeblerox

    Just what I like to see... an outline of a plot and some gratuitous violence to hold it all together. Love Walter Hill movies and looking forward to seeing Stallone do some solo ass kicking again.

  • Aug. 16, 2012, 8:57 p.m. CST

    Stallone = Awesome.

    by adeceasedfan

    Slater = Direct to Video.

  • Aug. 16, 2012, 9 p.m. CST

    Stallone looks really good.

    by adeceasedfan

    I hope all of these movies succeed and bring a resurgence of the action hero.

  • Aug. 16, 2012, 9:03 p.m. CST

    BULLET TO THE HEAD looks bad ass!

    by ABking

    Some humor, some karate, many explosions and plenty of fist fights (ax fights too) and broken bones. STALLONE IS BACK BIG TIME! THE EXPENDABLES 2 is the best movie of the summer!

  • Aug. 16, 2012, 9:04 p.m. CST

    Also, Stallone looks young as shit here.

    by Randy

  • Aug. 16, 2012, 9:05 p.m. CST

    WALTER HILL knows how to make action...

    by ABking

    48 HOURS RED HEAT ANOTHER 48 HOURS LAST MAN STANDING

  • Aug. 16, 2012, 9:05 p.m. CST

    Looks Straight to Video

    by IndyJonze

    Love Walter Hill, but this feels like something from the discount DVD bin. Trailer gives you no idea what the plot even is - if there is one.

  • Aug. 16, 2012, 9:09 p.m. CST

    abking

    by Nordling

    If you write a review for EXPENDABLES 2, I'll post it. You're a long time reader and exactly the kind of geek we here at Ain't It Cool love.

  • Aug. 16, 2012, 9:10 p.m. CST

    Could be a return to the action flics of old

    by Lucky13

    I'm in!

  • Aug. 16, 2012, 9:13 p.m. CST

    hey, Jon Seda, where you been holmes?!...

    by ponyboy

    watched Twelve Monkeys on blu the other night...looked great on blu, dutch angles & all! Seda was one of my favorites on Homicide:Life On The Streets... good to see him back!

  • Aug. 16, 2012, 9:19 p.m. CST

    NORDLING....

    by ABking

    Seeing EX2 at MIDNIGHT...will give you a review when back from seeing it :) What email do you want the review sent to?

  • Aug. 16, 2012, 9:21 p.m. CST

    Stallone vs Conan 2.0

    by deanbarry

    Looks good.

  • Aug. 16, 2012, 9:21 p.m. CST

    Night Slasher flashback

    by Fred

  • Aug. 16, 2012, 9:23 p.m. CST

    He doesn't look old?? He looks like death on a cracker!

    by Clio

  • Aug. 16, 2012, 9:28 p.m. CST

    ABKing

    by Nordling

    Nordling@aintitcool.com will be fine. Thanks!

  • Aug. 16, 2012, 9:29 p.m. CST

    All 3 look lame as hell, but this is the least pathetic of the three

    by ShiftyEyedDog

    Expendables 2, Last Stand, Bullet to the Head.... what a sorry collection of "action" flicks.

  • Aug. 16, 2012, 9:41 p.m. CST

    he doesn't look old???

    by Queefer Sutherland

    Bullshit! But that isn't a bad thing in my book. Old guys can still kick ass, especially Sly! I don't mind that he looks old. He's in excellent steroidal condition and has found a new passion for his craft. It looks like a giant bag of fun. By the way, your link fucking sucks. I went to YouTube to see a trailer I could actually watch.

  • Aug. 16, 2012, 9:43 p.m. CST

    Wow

    by Devilman666

    Stallone looks old, Arnold looks old.. They are way past their prime to do action movies.. Too bad for Jason Momoa who has to fight Stallone in this movie and lose against him. He should be one of the next action hero with Scott Adkins who has to fight Jason Statham in Expendables 2.. he should also be a new action icon..

  • Aug. 16, 2012, 9:44 p.m. CST

    AWESOME...

    by KHjLL

    Can't wait so glad SLY's putting out films again... HILL and SLY is a perfect match... This winter is going t be grand...

  • Aug. 16, 2012, 9:46 p.m. CST

    Stallone vs Mamoa, NICE

    by D.Vader

  • Aug. 16, 2012, 9:47 p.m. CST

    Wait this isn't the Arnie/Stallone prison movie?

    by D.Vader

    I swear to god I thought for a drunken second I was watching a trailer for that movie. With that, the Arnie sheriff movie, and now this one, I can't keep them all straight. And I thought that Asian guy was Edward Norton based on his voice in his entrance scene.

  • Aug. 16, 2012, 9:50 p.m. CST

    A new genre is emerging...let's call it Geri-action Movies.

    by blackmantis

  • Aug. 16, 2012, 9:52 p.m. CST

    HE DOESN'T LOOK OLD???? WHAAAA - ?

    by Astronut

    For god's sake, come back to earth, Nordling. He looks old. HE LOOKS OLD.

  • Aug. 16, 2012, 9:57 p.m. CST

    THANKS NORDLING...will send a review in a few hours!

    by ABking

    RED, also based on a graphic novel, turned out good. BULLET TO THE HEAD should as well from the looks of the trailer.

  • Aug. 16, 2012, 9:57 p.m. CST

    THE TRAILER DOES LOOK PRETTY KICK-ASS THOUGH, I AIN'T GON' LIE.

    by Astronut

  • Aug. 16, 2012, 10:05 p.m. CST

    You're all a bunch of Slack-jawed faggots.

    by Nomoredirtyanything

    Bullet in The Head will make you a bunch of goddamn sexual Tyrannosaurus..... Just like Walter Hill. If you don't love Walter Hill you officially have no credibility. The man is a giant of film. 48 HOURS THE WARRIORS RED HEAT ANOTHER 48 HOURS LAST MAN STANDING TRESPASS GERONIMO SOUTHERN COMFORT. JUST FUCK OFF AND WATCH A LEN WISEMAN ACTION FILM.

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bWpK0wsnitc

  • HGH, Steroids, Testosterone. Stallone is a walking chemical shake, but I love him.

  • Aug. 16, 2012, 10:32 p.m. CST

    There are people who don't want to see this?

    by CherryValance

    Walter Hill, Sylvester Stallone, Jason Momoa and Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje. Come on now. btw, I'm can't be the only one who loved STREETS OF FIRE.

  • Aug. 16, 2012, 10:48 p.m. CST

    These sure look like new 80's style action flicks.

    by DementedCaver

    Not my favorite genre...although I still adore the original DIE HARD. Brings me on another tangent...my favorite christmas movies that aren't really Christmas movies are. DIE HARD, GREMLINS, THE ICE STORM. Not exactly exemplifying the loving birth of the messiah....but what the hell...it gets my rocks off.

  • Aug. 16, 2012, 10:57 p.m. CST

    toora_loo-rye-meh - fuck yourself with a chainsaw

    by Queefer Sutherland

  • Aug. 16, 2012, 10:59 p.m. CST

    Christian Slater?! Awesome! He Should Be In Expendables 3 too!

    by Crow3711

    Where has he been?

  • Aug. 16, 2012, 11:07 p.m. CST

    You put a good director behind Stallone and you'll get awesomeness everytime.

    by Christian Sylvain

    Thank god for Walter Hill.

  • Aug. 16, 2012, 11:20 p.m. CST

    Oh, dear.

    by SebastianHaff

    I love Walter Hill, and I'm a huge Stallone fan, but this, much like Arnie's Last Stand, looks like every other cop movie ever fucking made. Expendales 2 looks like an SNL sketch. <br><p> I've said this before, but it's worth repeating: <br><p> When the first Expendables was announced, I'd somehow along the way misinterpreted what it was supposed to be. I was under the impression it was going to be this great big men on a mission film, that it would deal directly with the fact that its cast was way passed its prime, and send off an entire generation of obsolete heroes in a final blaze of blood, guts, and glory. <br><p> Instead, we got what The Expendables actually was. From hearing interviews with Sly, I'd convinced myself we were getting a modern version of The Wild Bunch, a blood and whiskey soaked dissection of what it means to be a man. Remember The Wild Bunch's tagline? 'Nine men who came too late... and stayed too long.' <br><p> This, Last Stand, and the two Expendables films just seem lazy compared to what these aging heroes can and should be doing. I'm not interested in more homages to the 80's. I want to see these men, all of whom I know are smarter than their public personas let on, take archetypes of what they were and what they stood for, and gleefully put 'em outta their misery on film. There is beauty in destruction, class in acceptance of mortality. This is why Rocky VI and Rambo IV worked so will. They stood for something, and weren't afraid to die. Sly, Arnie, etc are all better than this.

  • Aug. 16, 2012, 11:28 p.m. CST

    agree on lazy

    by animas

    also looks like low quality cameras and/or camerawork

  • He's obviously playing the 'straight man' here, but I hope he gets to do more than just be uptight. He's got tons of charisma that needs to be used more - could be a great leading man. Folks can say what they will about age, but I highly doubt any of the armchair critics here could stand up to present-day Stallone or Arnold. When these guys are gone, we're going to realize there's no one left who can make movies this fun and escapist.

  • Aug. 16, 2012, 11:43 p.m. CST

    This looks fun man!!

    by ckone

    And it feels fresh. When I am Stallones age, I want his HGH supplier. No Joke man looks juiced to all levels of hell!!!

  • Aug. 16, 2012, 11:45 p.m. CST

    That looks excellent. Will watch the fuck out of it.

    by JediRob

  • Aug. 16, 2012, 11:47 p.m. CST

    Johnny Handsome/Southern Comfort/Long Riders

    by IamZardoz

    Yep, Ill take some Walter Hill thank you very much. Out of the three new actioners coming out this one looks the most watchable.

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 12:09 a.m. CST

    After seeing Arnold in action and Stallone I can honestly say...

    by Eric Brown

    Schwarzenegger is about as scary as the summer employed, junior high bag boy at Piggly Wiggly. Stallone on the other hand looks like he'd break your ass down proper with a couple of good elbows and a bone crunching left or two. Old or not, I would NOT want to trifle with that fool.

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 12:12 a.m. CST

    Didn't Walter Hill want to remake The Killer at one time?

    by Ryan B

    That could be pretty bad ass if they got the right people. He's done some great stuff (Warriors and Last Man Standing are my favorites), but I dunno how he can live with himself receiving co-producer credits for the Alien vs Predator movies...

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 12:19 a.m. CST

    looks like an energetic Assasins

    by AntonStark

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 12:32 a.m. CST

    Holy shit! This actually looks like an 80's movie. I can't wait!

    by moonlightdrive

    They've finally made a modern movie that has recaptured the look and feel of the 80's classics. YES!

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 12:32 a.m. CST

    Bang. Down. Pwned.

    by Julius Dithers

    That was cheesy but it made me laugh. Off the wall suggestions for EXP 3: Takeshi Beat Kitano and Stephen Chow

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 1:02 a.m. CST

    Att:Clio

    by DDeltz

    Post a picture of yourself. You must be a tank saying that Stallone looks like an death on a cracker. Love haters that hate.

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 1:08 a.m. CST

    Dandelts has a point. Prove us wrong, Clio.

    by CodeName

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 1:16 a.m. CST

    So what role was Tom Jane?

    by Bass Ackwards

    Before the studio nixed Jane from the flick, what role was he supposed to be playing?

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 1:33 a.m. CST

    To Clio and others who claim he looks so old...

    by wcolbert

    Let's do a little comparison, shall we? As others have suggested...you upload pictures of yourself looking even close to as in shape as Sly is at 65...and you might not be laughable for even saying such a thing. Question - what is "old" to you? "Old" equals years for your tiny brain. The body doesnt work that way. The body doesnt give a shit if it's 65 or 45. It operates based on what you put into it, and what your genes tell it to do. You think anyone with any creases in their skin whatsoever looks "old", I'll bet. Boy, are you in for a shock when you realize that most people start getting wrinkles before they're even 1/3rd of the way through life. News flash...humans never get old. We don't live long enough to. You have virtually no concept of what "old" truly is. Your entire life goes by in a split second from the standpoint of the larger picture. There are animals over 2 centuries old, trees 10,000 years old...and you think a paultry 65 years even comes into the ballpark? You are either alive or you are dead. There is no other state that matters. As long as you are alive, you are not too old to do ANYTHING. A 101 year old man finished a marathon last year - I'll bet few if any of you have EVER finished a marathon. You are what you make yourself. Get over the whole concept of time and age, and just live your short lives for what they're worth. The more you focus on age, the more time you waste not living to your fullest potential. Sly realizes that. And that's why he's in better shape at 65 than you have ever been in your entire pathetic existence. Chew on that thought.

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 1:37 a.m. CST

    HOLY SHIT! HE TOOK HIS SHIRT OFF!!!!

    by Pixelsmack

    AND HE LOOKS AWESOME! YES! FYI....I like tits.

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 1:39 a.m. CST

    AntonStark, I live in California.

    by Eric Brown

    So he did kill me with stupid, inane policies that helped put this already screwed state into a death spiral. So if that's what you're referring to, um, yeah. you're right:)

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 1:40 a.m. CST

    khal drogo!

    by jsfithaca

    yea this looks pretty awesome.

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 1:42 a.m. CST

    80's Action Movies

    by Joe Hart

    Until Star Wars, action was a set piece in a studio movie like Ben Hur or Bullitt. Or it was a 30s serial or 50s sci-fi or 70s grindhouse. Or Clint Eastwood or Charles Bronson. However, after Star Wars, the studios realized that action itself can be the star. Then came the 80s. Empire Strikes Back Raiders Escape from NY Mad Max 2 First Blood Conan, the Barbarian Terminator Aliens Lethal Weapon Predator Die Hard I think it was the Golden Age of Action Movies. The flood gates were opened. By '82 it was raining awesome action movies. As a kid, sneaking into most of them because they were R rated, I was in movie heaven.

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 2:06 a.m. CST

    Walter Hill

    by Joe Hart

    The early 80s saw the climax of Walter Hill's greatest action spree begginning in '78 with The Driver and 79's The Warriors, maturing into 1980's The Long Riders, 81's Southern Comfort and, my fav Hill treasure, 82's 48 Hrs.

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 2:11 a.m. CST

    You want results, you call STALLONE!!!

    by Aiden Blackwell

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 2:20 a.m. CST

    ewokstewed - is it really that bad down there?

    by AntonStark

    when it has been 5 months of rainy winter up here, i start dreaming of moving down to CA for the sunshine and warmer weather. but i keep hearing from people down there that your state is flushing down the toilet. is it really? i mean, Detroit was flushing down the toilet. is CA like Detroit or just not as paradise as you all wish it would be?

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 2:23 a.m. CST

    Action Itself

    by Joe Hart

    Toshiro Mifune, Bruce Lee and Clint Eastwood could bring the action. But they were movie stars, and their names sold the movies. But in movies like Raiders, Terminator and Die Hard, the action was the star. Taking action is the most important thing you can do in your life. And that's why I love the Action Movie. And the 80s had most of the best of them.

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 2:24 a.m. CST

    I'm starting a metal band and calling it AXE FIGHT

    by 3D-Man

    Thanks Nordling!

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 2:42 a.m. CST

    LAST STAND LOOKS BETTER

    by AMchannelEpicwish@Youtube

    This looks like a left over buddy action film from the early 90s. Once the 80s action films were fading bug time. Best action Walter Hill ever shot was Extreme Prejudice - some of the best shoot outs ever.

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 2:50 a.m. CST

    Why I will be in line to see thsi film when it's released:

    by James Robinson

    ... because they were kind enough to NOT use Filters 'Hey Man, Nice Shot'... I can NOT tell you how fucking SICK of hearing that song I have become.

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 2:59 a.m. CST

    my boss produced Hill's Broken Trail few years ago...

    by ponyboy

    don't think many people saw that...great cast though.

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 3:01 a.m. CST

    wcolbert

    by reaper28

    You are my fucking hero! That's the first time I've ever copied and saved a talkback post in 12 years of visiting this site daily. Thank you.

  • What did you guys that are complaining think with an R rated film called 'Bullet to the Head' starring Sylvester Stallone? It will (hopefully) lots of have cheesy one liners, a ridiculous plot, explosions, handgun clips that never empty and naked boobies for absolutely no reason. Leave your intellectual, vegetarian, amateur film critic imaginary girlfriend at home. Just buy an overpriced beer at the theatre with a buddy, watch it and enjoy it because no one delivers up fake action cheese like these guys. You kids that weren't born until the 80's won't get it, but the rest of us older, male, steak eating film buffs do. It's like the people that bitched about 'Snakes on a Plane'. It delivered exactly what it said on the label. Senseless 80's style action movie fun, no matter how incredibly bad it was as a film.

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 3:15 a.m. CST

    Momoa seems like he wants to Fuck Stallone instead of Kill Him

    by chien_sale

    That was the problem with Conan right there. The guy is too comfortable in his own skin. He should be in porn, not in movies.

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 3:26 a.m. CST

    Vegetarians can love this stuff too...

    by ckone

    Like me. :) Can't wait to see all the fake actions cheese and the blood splatter.

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 3:41 a.m. CST

    love the cast...

    by Titus05

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 3:45 a.m. CST

    love the cast...

    by Titus05

    Han from the Fast and Furious movies...Mr. Eko from LOST (aka Adebesi from Oz)...Khal Drogo from Game of Thrones...

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 3:47 a.m. CST

    Watching this.

    by UltimaRex

    Expendables still seem... well... expendable.

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 3:48 a.m. CST

    Every Cliche in the Booooook

    by Glenn

    I'll never understand why movie geeks get off on seeing the same ideas regurgitated endlessly by once-great directors and actors. This looks bottom barrel at best buy. Christ, and I just watched Southern Comfort and 48Hrs the other night and had such high hopes for Hill's return. Maybe they should bring in Coppola to re-edit this the same way he handled "Supernova." Yeah yeah, it's a harkening back and glad to see ya again Walter and Stallone's geritrically kicking ass and blah blah blah. Who cares. It looks like Fucking Suck.

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 4:03 a.m. CST

    Stallone's voice..

    by chuffsterUK

    ...he's slurring more than ever-I found some of his lines indecipherable. Much preferred`The Last Stand`trailer.

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 4:39 a.m. CST

    Looks like Die Hard 4

    by jinste

    Younger partner,daughter kidnapped by the bad guy.Still,I will go see it.Cant beat a bit of Sly!

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 4:45 a.m. CST

    Expendables 2 review

    by Daniel Goodwin

    Hi, I am a UK based film critic (name's Daniel Goodwin) and I write reviews for film websites Little White Lies and i-D Online. See below for my as yet unpublished Expendables 2 review. I would be honoured to get something published on your site. I have also had an email from Lionsgate saying they are interested in using a quote from this review into their marketing campaign for the film. In the thick of the 1980s when one man army action films were a sure fire guarantee for box office gold, it wasn't unusual to find cinemas littered with the type of high calibre trash that was until recently delegated to the straight-to-video dustbins. But in time and with the rise of action meatheads like Jason Statham, The Rock, Jet Li and (gulp) Vin Diesel, combined with the success of Tarantino's Inglorious Basterds (a film that re-ignited the men on a mission movies) The Expendables was born. Bringing together all of the muscle bound death machines of the 1980s into a deep pan meat feast with extra cheese (and an added layer of meat for good measure). For these were the superheroes of their time. And now, two years on following the success of the first Expendables, which was a celebration of these fallen war machines, comes the inevitable sequel. The Expendables 2 finds Barney Ross (Sylvester Stallone) reuniting with renegade mercenaries Lee Christmas (Jason Statham), Yin Yang (Jet Li), Gunner Jensen (Dolph Lundgren), Toll Road (Randy Couture) and Hale Caesar (Terry Crews) along with a couple of younger new members in the shape of Billy the Kid (Liam Hemsworth/ brother of Chris/ Thor) and Maggie (Yu Nan) to take on a new job from Bruce Willis' Mr French. But things back fire and the crew are forced to embark on a revenge fuelled mission against the villainous Jean Vilain played by Jean Claude Van Damme and face an army unlike anything they have ever come up against. The story is a standard action blue print with a generic Macguffin, stereotype villains and strategically crow-barred set pieces that are so methodically choreographed they play out like dance numbers with the armed forces. And when sequences consist of ridiculous moments like the aging half of the action super-group mowing down an airport full of military drones, it is impossible to keep a straight face. Even the cast appear to be stifling giggles, but for the benefits of prosperity and comedy gold they hold it together nicely. It is also always a pleasure to see Schwarzenegger return to the kind of role that made him famous, and I never thought I would see the day when a cinema full of film critics applauded Chuck Norris but it happened. Twice. Probably out of fear. Chuck did have the best entrance out of all the characters and delivered one of the greatest one liners I have heard all year (please don't kill me). The Expendables 2's familiar ham dialogue is so identifiable as a key characteristic of the 80s action sub-genre it has since evolved into a positive attribute, in the same way that we appreciate the hokey effects of 50's science fiction films. The OTT violence and butch bravado are also traits that now seem hilarious when played with total sincerity. Even though the cast have tongues welded firmly into their cheeks for some of the duration, the majority of the lines and drama unfold without irony. The action genre has become so self referential in its execution it has evolved into some kind of drama/ pastiche hybrid. It hasn't quite sunk to the level of self-parody but is on the border, and The Expendables 2 is a film that captures that defining moment of a genres transition perfectly and in glorious Technicolor. Well not quite: one of the notable aspects is that Director Simon West (Con Air) has opted for a grainy, hand held style making the film look as rugged and tetchy as the cast. But this brings a welcome home video feel to the proceedings where a glistening depiction of war might have felt a bit stagnant. For all of its flaws (without them it might not have been half as enjoyable) The Expendables 2 is a riotous, fun filled action caper successfully blending hyper violent set pieces with textbook plot development. It's comic execution treads a fine line between pastiche and homage but is a wonderful love letter to the 1980's action flicks and is a joy for anyone brought up on them. Played as a straight laced action film it is one of the greatest comedies ever made and is still pretty good when watched as a run of the mill action flick. While it is far from original in terms of story The Expendables 2 is still incredibly entertaining and moves at a steady pace due to a fairly tight structure and loveable rogue characters. Hopefully this isn't the last we've seen of these haggard old gun brandishing bastards. But the stunts won't get any easier.

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 4:58 a.m. CST

    Preachy

    by Art

    i almost sure wcolbert and reaper28 are 2 cranky old men (and its a fact the body begins to deteriorate with age)

  • the answer to all of those is the same as the answer to your question

  • i am pretty sure that it was being made before Inglorious Basterds was released

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 5:57 a.m. CST

    Bang. Down. Owned.

    by Skankardly

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 6:03 a.m. CST

    @astronut HGH aside, the guy looks fantastic for 66.

    by Skankardly

    Shit he looks great for 26.

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 6:25 a.m. CST

    No, it's not "supplements" and some hard work

    by Hipshot

    It is phenomenal, almost incomprehensible hard work and discipline over decades, as well as serious knowledge of how the body works to produce force and leverage. And supplements. And HgH and other hormonal tweaking. But minimalizing the fact that most of what Sly is is the result of effort beyond the nightmares of sedentary people is just wrong. You go, Sly!

  • Momo and Slater too...I'm in

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 7:36 a.m. CST

    quolm, Bruce Willis plays Mr. Church, not Mr. French

    by Russell

    Unless you saw The Expendables in an alternate dimension where Sly, Willis, and Ahnuld met at the fucking Eiffel Tower!

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 7:56 a.m. CST

    That was a suprisingly good trailer. Love the tude that rolls off of Sly.

    by david_boreanez_cunt_hairz

    He's all ballz!!!

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 8:18 a.m. CST

    That does look decent I'm a little suprised

    by Wcwlkr

    I could see a tad bit of rust on Arnie in The Last Stand trailer even though it still looks good. But I couldn't see any rust on Stallone it looks really decent.

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 8:37 a.m. CST

    Streets of Fire pick axe fight

    by twogunjames

    Kind of sad, Walter Hill is aping his own work now. I suppose he figures nobody remembers Streets of Fire except some old school fans. Maybe he's right.

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 8:53 a.m. CST

    @hipshot i never meant to imply that he didn't work out.

    by Skankardly

    He is absolutely a specimen. Most people hear steroids or HGH and think BOOM! i take it and I look like Sly. It'll help but not if you don't put in the work.

  • Because he will be 70 by then and those would be 2 awesome movies to retire on. Ahnuld won't be far behind so maybe after The Tomb and Terminator 5 and 6 he will retire too. We should be thankful they are giving us fans a few more chances to see them in fun action movies like this, critics and fuckface talkbackers be damned!

  • Artists never self reference their older work...EVER.

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 9:37 a.m. CST

    Doesn't seem to work for me...why because

    by Torben

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 9:38 a.m. CST

    the Raid set the bar too high for action

    by Torben

    this seems too cheesy bad one liners and the old asian buddy flick has been done before by Brett Ratner

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 9:45 a.m. CST

    I don't mind this kind of action because...

    by Andrew Quinsatt

    You have throwback action stars like Sly doing it.. You also have Walter Hill directing it so please people shut the fuck up and just enjoy the fucking movie when it comes out...

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 10:34 a.m. CST

    Kill the Grand Poobah. Eliminate even the toughest stain.

    by Bill C.

    Sly channeling Wreck-Gar aside: a modestly comic buddy action film? Ronon Dex with an axe? Christian Slater redshirting? I'm oddly not averse to this AT ALL...

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 11:20 a.m. CST

    The Warriors

    by MLV

    dont forget this classic...The Warriors

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 11:27 a.m. CST

    Looks way better than The Last Stand

    by Keith Small

    I know we've only seen trailers, but the trailer for The Last Stand left me cold. This one actually left me feeling excited to see the movie. And Sly seems to be holding up much better than Arnold.

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 12:02 p.m. CST

    wcolbert

    by REDD

    Very well said!

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 12:08 p.m. CST

    I hate the over-lit look to it. But I'll try it for Walter Hill.

    by Ash Talon

    Walter Hill was one of the best action directors from the 70s and 80s. Last Man Standing was a piece of shit, though. I'm not sure if I was ever able to sit through it. A consistent problem with some old-school directors shooting current stuff is the look of their films. They can only afford shitty DPs, and their films end up looking like shit.

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 1:02 p.m. CST

    Uh, they still make records.

    by skoolbus

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 1:23 p.m. CST

    Ahhhh

    by thebastard

    good old fashioned buddy cop action, it's been a while since I saw a Walter Hill movie. Watched Red Heat not too long ago, if they had subtracted James Belushi from that movie it would've been great. Still pretty good for what it is. Looking forward to seeing Stallone kick people and make weird faces when he yells.

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 2:50 p.m. CST

    Seriously...

    by Dustin

    Holy crap. This movie is going to rediculous. Looks great! Sly looks like a bit of a B-A in this one...Sly in perfect form.

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 3:01 p.m. CST

    Well, damn, that looked really good. Stallone looked perfect for it.

    by Mr Nicholas

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 4:55 p.m. CST

    Hard Times and the Driver say FUCK YOU to creepythinman

    by LaneMyersClassic

    Pussy!

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 5:58 p.m. CST

    You lost me at Jason Mamoa

    by JIm Tshirt

    What an absolutely terrible actor. And I've seen Game of Thrones.

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 6:03 p.m. CST

    Hill has not done a decent flick since... WILD BILL...

    by Dan

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 6:03 p.m. CST

    DRIVER- love that long time!

    by Dan

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 6:52 p.m. CST

    @antonstark -- I know, I know...

    by Glenn

    I even hinted as much that yeah, I ain't the audience for this. My only comeback -- which doesn't matter cuz I'm clearly not the audience for this -- is that I too like pizza and sex and some sports. Those are simpler experiences, one-note expectations. Wham bam thank you. But from movies and books I want at least 'attempts' at originality. To get genre about it, it's why I only really like Raiders, I only like New Hope and Empire, etc. Again, most people like more of the same, these movies are their comfort food, so I'll just drop this ball right now. (For the record, I actually did like Last Man Standing -- and these old guys need to re-up their game with solid DPs.)

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 7:19 p.m. CST

    More Stallone action is always welcome, you guys are

    by SID 8.0

    forgetting Walter Hill's best though. Extreme Prejudice. I challenge any action fan to say that movie is no good. Great from start to bloody finish. One of the best shootouts ever put on screen.

  • How many other people in their mid-60's can do this?

  • Aug. 17, 2012, 8:56 p.m. CST

    Sarah Shahi is topless in this

    by Cobb05

    Nuff said.

  • Aug. 18, 2012, 7:05 a.m. CST

    Stallone is wearing a weird wig in this one.

    by BigTuna

  • Aug. 18, 2012, 12:56 p.m. CST

    Stallone back with 1 Liners, Looks good.

    by blueant

  • Aug. 21, 2012, 7:56 p.m. CST

    RAMBO HAN SEOUL-OH AND MR. EKO!!! ALL IN THE SAME MOVIE

    by Jared Parker