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Review: GI Joe – Retaliation

Directed by: Jon M. Chu.

Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Jonathan Pryce, Byung-hun Lee, Ray Park, Elodie Yung, Adrianne Palicki, D.J. Cotrona, Channing Tatum, Ray Stevenson.

Rating:   Running Time: 97 mins.

The G.I. Joes including Roadblock (Dwayne Johnson), Flint (D.J. Cotrona) and Lady Jaye (Adrianne Palicki) in a team led by Duke (Channing Tatum), are sent on a mission to recover stolen nuclear warheads, but after successfully doing so are framed for stealing the warheads from Pakistan, with Snake Eyes also framed for murder. The President of the United States (Jonathan Pryce) is urged by his cabinet to strike them out, unaware that he is in fact Zartan (Arnold Vosloo), and has the real President held prisoner in a military bunker. Shortly thereafter, the ‘President’ makes a public announcement, denouncing the Joe’s as enemies of the state, and placing a new armed force in charge of military operations, the Cobra army.

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Review: Haywire

Written & Directed By: Steven Soderbergh

Starring: Gina Carano, Channing Tatum, Michael Fassbender, Ewan McGreggor, Michael Douglas, Antonio Banderas, Bill Paxton

Rating:   Running Time: 93 mins

Starring Mixed Martial-Arts fighter Gina Carano in the lead, Haywire follows Mallory, an ex-Marine who now works for the private sector. As the movie opens, Mallory arrives at a truckstop diner, waiting for a meeting, but is surprised to see Aaron (Channing Tatum) turn up, having been sent to collect her. When she refuses to go with him Read the rest of this entry

Trailer: The Son Of No One

Writer/Director Dito Montiel reunites with his Fighting star Channing Tatum for this thriller surrounding a police officer’s past and his family, with a cast that also includes Katie Holmes, Ray Liotta, and Al Pacino.