The new Expendables team faces an almost insurmountable foe: the internet’s scathing, early reactions. The social media embargo has officially lifted, and the reactions for Expend4bles are starting to trickle in — and they are not good. The fourth installment in the franchise was already behind the eight-ball with the absence of franchise stars like Jet Li, Terry Crews, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Bruce Willis. And, unfortunately, the reactions have been blockbuster-style train wreck thus far. The YouTube channel Breakfast All Day compared the film’s overly bloody action kills to that of bottled ketchup (below):
The social media embargo has come and gone, and Expend4bles isn’t faring well when it comes to these troubling, early reactions.