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'G.I. Joe Rise of the Cobra' was met with much criticism. Has 'G.I. Joe Retaliation' improved upon the franchise, or does it fall short like its predecessor? Follow the jump to check out my spoiler free thoughts on the sequel!
The producer of Paramount's G.I. Joe franchise shares his thoughts on the recently confirmed follow-up to Retaliation, and gives his ideas for what he would want to see in a threequel.
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has saved yet another franchise (the other being Fast and Furious of course) as the huge opening of the sequel to the critically panned G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra has led to Paramount moving ahead with a third instalment. Read on for details!
Despite mixed (at best) reviews, Jon M. Chu's G.I. Joe sequel shows no signs of slowing down at the box office. The movie is not only dominating domestically ($41.2M over the three-day Easter weekend) but has had the best international opening of 2013 so far.
It's heading towards a $50M+ box office weekend but is G.I. Joe: Retaliation a good action flick or coasting on an already established brand? Continue on for my review of Jon M. Chu's first blockbuster feature. Mild Spoilers
I review the new action packed GI Joe: Retaliation! Check it out.
Hit the jump to check out cool concept art that was created by the Aaron Sims Company for Jon Chu's actioner, G.I. Joe: Retalation. It includes designs for costumes, vehicles, and sets.
Bonaventura, who produces Paramount's two big Hasbro franchises G.I. Joe and Transformers, shares his thoughts on a possible crossover film a la Marvel's The Avengers.
With G.I. Joe: Retaliation now out in the US, what better way to get psyched for the movie than reading all about the epic fight scenes which took place between Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson (Roadblock) and Ray Stevenson (Firefly)? Hit the jump to check it out!
Usually moving your opening back by eight months is not a good sign. But in this case, Jon Chu's G.I. Joe: Retaliation hasn't suffered one bit from the delay, as it has hauled in $10.5 million at the box office already. Come see what audiences are grading it.
G.I. Joe: Retaliation producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura talks about casting Adrianne Palicki as Lady Jaye in the sequel, while the actress shares her thoughts on taking on the role and Dwayne Johnson gives her his seal of approval. Check it out!
I wasn't a big fan of G.I. JOE: Rise Of Cobra, to put it kindly. But with this sequel we had some new blood in the form of The Rock, and a new director in Jon Chu so I went in with an open mind, and left..well you'll have to read on to find out!
Still on the fence about G.I. Joe: Retaliation? Maybe this clip will help convince you. It features Channing Tatum's Duke and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's Roadblock playing a military video game.
Paramount Pictures' G.I. Joe: Retaliation opens with an impressive $2.25 million in midnight showings last night, making a $50M or more opening weekend more likely.
How does the sequel/reboot to 2009's G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra fair? In a nutshell, not well. Find out why after the jump.
In the following excerpt from the production notes for G.I. Joe: Retaliation, the cast and crew of the sequel explain how many of the beloved Hasbro toys influenced what made it into the film and the work that went into adapting them for the big screen. Check it out!
The Joes reunite to face a COBRA threat that's bigger and more hostile than ever. Does this film surpass its predecessor? Take the jump...
To celebrate the release of G.I. Joe: Retaliation in the UK today, Paramount UK has sent over the following highlight reel of last week's premiere of the movie in London's Leicester Square featuring brand new interviews with the cast. Check it out!
One of the biggest surprises in the early days of G.I. Joe: Retaliation's production was the news that Bruce Willis (A Good Day To Die Hard) had been cast as the original G.I. Joe, Joe Colton. Hit the jump to read director John M. Chu and star Dwanye Johnson's thoughts on Willis' role in the sequel.
Retaliation or Waste of time. Check out my SPOILER filled review of G.I. J oe
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