Independent Cinema - G.I. Joe: Retaliation Review

Independent Cinema writes: Testosterone levels were through the roof as the first several minutes of G.I. Joe: Retaliation began, and people, who felt a lot more like action figures, were being propelled by explosions and spitting the lame one-liners that my 8-year-old self would have been in stitches from. Unfortunately for this action-packed film, the action all feels very generic (except for scenes with ninjas slicing at bullets) and acts as the main support for the movie, trying to make up for the simplest of stories and most abhorrent of dialogue. As Dwayne Johnson parades his musclebound body through explosion after explosion, the repetition of it all quickly sinks in, and the mildly enjoyable first act of the film gives way to the incoherent 3D action scenes, bare bones of a script, and overall mindless “fun” that is expected from an adaptation of an 80′s toy franchise.

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