Escape Plan - Review

The prospect of Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger going head to head may not be as tantalizing as it was 25 years ago. But it's still the best thing that the ridiculous and routine prison-break thriller Escape Plan has going for it. Yes, these two well-preserved ghosts of action movies past recently faced off in The Expendables, diminishing some of the novelty value of their sexagenarian summit. But that was little more than a drive-by. Here, the sales pitch is that they finally share significant screen time. And, god bless them, these two throwbacks to red-meat, Reagan-era cinema huff and puff trying to make the most of what they're given by director Mikael Hafstrom. Which, sadly, ain't much.

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