A man knew where he stood in the 80s and early 90s. With Willis, Stallone and Schwarzenegger in the top tier, Van Damme and Seagal fighting it out for the scraps, and a legion of disposable pretenders going straight to video behind them, a bloke could queue up with confidence at the multiplex, safe in the knowledge that a chisel-featured white guy would be taking on an ethnically diverse pack of villains, and saving the world in time to get a couple of pints in on the way home before the pubs all closed at 11pm.
OLYMPUS HAS FALLEN (R16) (120 minutes) Directed by Antoine Fugua Starring: Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman Calling all Steven Seagal, Jean-Claude Van Damme and Sly Stallone fans. Thought your favourite genre of gun-slinging, knife-stabbing, punch-crushing, all-action movie was left for dead in the ’90s Think again
After a long and troubled production, Warner Bros.’ “Where the Wild Things Are” found its supper waiting, and it was hot to the tune of $32.5 million, according to early estimates by Hollywood.com Box Office.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored his fourth goal in as many La Liga outings as Spanish champions Barcelona matched their best start to season since 1997-98 with a 4-1 trouncing of Racing Santander, but the summer signing also suffered an injury blow.