There’s nothing in the new trailer for The Expendables 3 to suggest the film improves upon the first two, but why should it? The original snatched up $274 million worldwide and the second claimed $305 million. It makes total sense that the folks behind the third installment’s marketing campaign would stick with what works and dish out a trailer that promises to deliver more of what you love. However, while that may work from a financial perspective, it’s not getting The Expendables 3 into this week’s Best Stuff.
The Best Stuff
Killer concept, stellar performance, and one heck of a build — the first trailer for Luc Besson’sLucy really has it all! You’d think a montage of Scarlett Johansson kicking some serious you know what would feel a bit too familiar with Captain America: The Winter Solider arriving in theaters, but in just a single minute Johansson solidifies Lucy as a standout, and that’s well before the piece spills the deets on what makes her so special.
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