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‘Sabotage’: A brutal, bloody, gruesomely funny Arnold Schwarzenegger shoot-’em-up

If you arranged all the plot elements in “Sabotage” in linear fashion and started pinning photos to a bulletin board and then you added charts and diagrams connecting the carnage and identifying the culprits as they do in movies like, well, “Sabotage,” you’d be left scratching your head and realizing this is some bat-bleep crazy stuff, and not all of it can be explained.

Like how did that body wind up THERE, and why did THAT villain stuff that corpse THERE, and how in the world did that RV end up OVER THERE anyway?

But this brutal, bloody, dark and at times gruesomely funny thriller isn’t some David Fincher-esque mood piece where all the clues come together at the end. It’s more like a modern-day, Georgia version of a spaghetti Western, with the 66-year-old Arnold Schwarzenegger actually donning a cowboy hat at one point to drive home the point…


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