If you’re going to make a movie designed to sell toys, you may as well show how much fun it is to play with them. Although almost none of the original characters remain, G.I. Joe: Retaliation continues the spirit of G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra by happily embracing big vehicles and weapons to deliver set pieces on steroids that never feel overbearing. It’s not a particularly smart movie or one with compelling characters, but without any irony it takes one of the villain’s lines to heart: "America likes the guy who blows stuff up." READ MORE...


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