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'The Expendables 3': Action franchise is over the hill, reviews say
'The Expendables 3': Action franchise is over the hill, reviews say

Fine wine or a favorite pair of blue jeans may get better with age, but the same can't be said for '80s and '90s action heroes — at least not according to reviews of "The Expendables 3," the latest installment of Sylvester Stallone and company's testosterone-powered film franchise. Although "The Expendables 3" finds its maturing mercenaries drafting some new recruits, including Kellan Lutz, Glen Powell and Ronda Rousey, critics say they fail to save the movie from drab mediocrity. The Times' Kenneth Turan says that with an increasingly grizzled roster, "'Expendables 3' has tried to make a virtue of necessity and...

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