GI Joe

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5 Actors Who Hated Their Own Films

Channing Tatum is the latest to weigh in

(Newser) - Tell us how you really feel, Channing Tatum. The actor went on Howard Stern's show today and said of 2009's GI Joe: The Rise of Cobra, in which he played Duke , "I f---ing hate that movie. I hate that movie." He explained that as a young... More »

GI Joe Creator Helped CIA Make Osama Demon Doll

It never got past the prototype phase

(Newser) - To combat al-Qaeda in Pakistan, the CIA teamed up with one of the finest minds in the toy industry to create something even stranger than the exploding cigar it wanted to kill Fidel Castro with. The agency created an Osama bin Laden ­action figure treated with a heat-dissolving material... More »

Another GI Joe Movie in the Works

Third film follows big opening week for Retaliation

(Newser) - If you were among those who helped GI Joe: Retaliation hit the $132 million mark over Easter weekend and you're already suffering withdrawal, don't worry: Another movie is on its way. Paramount has given the green light to a third GI Joe flick, insiders tell Variety . Retaliation raked... More »

GI Joe Feels Plastic

Retaliation better than Rise of the Cobra , but not by much, critics say

(Newser) - The GI Joe franchise gets yet another shot this weekend with the sort-of sequel/sort-of reboot that is GI Joe: Retaliation. And while many critics agree that it's better than its dreadful predecessor, they also agree that it's a mindless barrage of ludicrous-yet-somehow-dull action scenes. Here's what they'... More »

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