Midweek Mouth-off: End of the action hero?

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Here’s your question for today: Do you think that we have passed the era of the action hero? Are we now living after a time when people would flock to a movie simply because it starred a genre icon like Sly or Arnie (whose recent collaboration, Escape Plan, seriously underperformed at the box office)? Who, apart from Jason Statham – who sticks to ass-kicking fare – can really claim the title of Action Hero for the 21st Century?

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Last Updated: November 13, 2013

Noelle Adams

Sometime Tomb Raider. Full-time Pop Culture fanatic and Geekaissance Woman. Most often spotted outputting Pop Culture opinion pieces, writing fanfic and original genre fare, cosplaying and bringing the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu smackdown. Editor of the Comics and Toys section.

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