Summer 2010: Groups of Big Men With Guns

Sunday April 11th 2010


This summer is remarkably devoid of superhero movies (with the obvious exception of Downey Man 2) but in their absence a new trend has emerged: movies about renegade groups of big strong men with big strong guns, often striding along confidently together in some kind of barren landscape.

The big four are obviously (clockwise from top left) The A-Team, Predators, The Losers and The Expendables, but the trend is sneaking into other areas too:

I rest my case.