Critics Consensus: The Expendables Isn't Explosive Enough

This week at the movies, we've got elite mercenaries (The Expendables, starring Sylvester Stallone and Jason Statham), a journey of self-discovery (Eat, Pray, Love, starring Julia Roberts and Javier Bardem), and a geek-turned-hero (Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, starring Michael Cera and Mary Elizabeth Winstead). What do the critics have to say?

Senh: I've been looking forward to The Expendables since its inception. Now that it's finally arrived, it's time to lower my expectations. I'm ready to have a good time.

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