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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Sienna Miller
Brendan Fraser
Rachel Nichols
Dennis Quaid
Channing Tatum
Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Directors
Stephen Sommers
Screenwriters
Stuart Beattie
Running Time
118 minutes

G.I. Joe: The Rise Of Cobra
Like Action Man, but Americaner.


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G.I. Joe: The Rise Of Cobra

Plot
In the not-too-distant future, US Army grunts Duke (Tatum) and Ripcord (Wayans) are tasked with couriering “nanomite”-filled warheads, when they’re ambushed by mysterious baddies armed with supercool hi-tech weaponry — one of them Duke’s ex, Ana (Miller) — and saved by mysterious goodies with more supercool hi-tech weaponry. The goodies the Alpha Team of GI Joe, a secret international force formed for, uh, fighting baddies.


Verdict
Bond without the style and Team America without the bellylaughs. The moronic script and nonsensical plot are good for a snicker, though.


Reviewed by Dan Jolin

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