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Good Bad Taste: The Vanishing Schwarznegger

Good Bad Taste: The Vanishing Schwarznegger

We’re failing Arnold Schwarzenegger. We've currently got the Austrian oak putting in the best work of his entire career and audiences have abandoned him. Arnold’s three post-Governorship films, “The Last Stand,” “Escape Plan” and “Sabotage” -- his role in The Expendables 2 is a glorified cameo -- have all bombed. Why? Have we lost the taste for Arnold, or has the Schwarzenegger legend grown too large for any film to contain him? That’s the key problem Arnold faces in the third stage of his career. He was so successful in building his brand -- there has never and will never be a singular figure so associated with the action...

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