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Escape Plan

October 21, 2013

directed by Mikael Håfström, 2013

Escape Plan

The bruising and clunky Escape Plan runs high on thundering fists and low on stimulating thrills. Featuring two action titans (Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger) who are now pushing 70, Mikael Håfström’s prison break thriller shows early promise, but results in a forgettable throwback exercise about aged action stars who still show a taste for mischief and upheaval. Though it’s refreshingly slight regarding its meta eye-winking surrounding the career’s of its stars, Escape Plan’s brawler mentality isn’t enough; this is essentially a lowest common denominator action outing, but even at its best, there’s not much that charms or excites.

Read full review at Movie Mezzanine

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