“Not in his town. Not on his watch.”
We’re back, folks. And so is our favorite Austrian ass-kicker. We join our young friend Sean Duncan to dig into Arnold Schwarzenegger’s first starring role in ten years, 2013’s The Last Stand.
Sheriff Ray Owens has left the life of a big city cop to retire as a small border town’s chief lawman. But when an escaped cartel super-criminal in a Corvette and his gang of mercs make a run for the Mexican border through his town, Owens, his inexperienced deputies and a local gun nut are the only thing standing in their way.
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Oh, man. It’s been too long since your last show. And this one dropped at such a perfect time. Had a rough week in many ways, lots of work-related stuff giving me grief (and then on Friday of course, American politics officially became reality show), so this was like a soothing balm for my brain.
Loved the discussion, even though I’ve never seen this movie – and despite the consensus of all three participants that it wasn’t that good, I still want to see it now. (Oh, by the way, at the time of Terminator III, Arnie was about 55 or so, not in his mid- to late 40s…)