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7 August, 2009 / Erik

The CBR Review: G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra

Unlikely as it seems, I liked “G.I. Joe: the Rise of Cobra.” Here’s a sample from my review:

Another surprising element is the quality of the writing. “The Rise of Cobra” is actually internally consistent. Through flashback and occasional monologuing, the motives and backstories of the various characters are revealed. The also make sense and further the over all plot of the film. Nothing happens arbitrarily or by accident, a rare occurrence in action film writing these days. The stacking revelations of Duke, Ana, Snake Eyes, the Baroness, and Ana’s brother Rex all lead to surprisingly satisfying answers.

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