Chuck Norris may indeed have counted to infinity twice, but that’s not so impressive really. After all, Sly Stallone’s bare hands apparently function as machine pistols.
Yes, in this newly-released clip from eagerly-awaited action sequel The Expendables 2, Sly and Jason Statham find themselves outnumbered by a posse of no-goodniks in the middle of the jungle. But just when all seems lost, Sly makes a gun-like shape with his right hand which, unbelievably, starts spewing bullets, sending the bad guys to that great dispatched-henchmen-only party in the sky.
Or maybe it’s a nearby sniper who does the killing. It’s hard to tell from this snippet of film, and anyway it’s more fun to attribute the blasting to Sly’s Index Finger of Doom:
The clip also serves to demonstrate the quality of the movie’s action sequences, with a crashing and exploding jeep, and the cheesiness of its dialogue in Sly and Stath’s exchange in the forest.
In short, on the evidence of this video, Expendables 2 looks like it’ll be a barrel of fun for anyone keen on snub-nosed uzis and Christmas cracker jokes. If that sounds like your bag, the film'll be muscling its way into British cinemas on Friday 17 August.