C'mon Hollywood: What Happened To The "old School" Action Movie?

Seeped in machismo, one-liners, endless ammo, fireball explosions, shredded muscles, and usually ending with a knock-down, drag out finale, the old school action movie was a thing of beauty. We know these movies well, depending on our age and exposure. For many of us, it was an integral part of our upbringing.

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