GI Joe: The Rise of Cobra

Event Details

GI Joe: The Rise of Cobra

Time: August 7, 2009 all day
Location: Nationwide
Event Type: movie
Organized By: Stephen Sommers
Latest Activity: Jul 30, 2009

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An elite military unit comprised of special operatives known as G.I. Joe, operating out of The Pit, takes on an evil organization led by a notorious arms dealer.

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Comment by Jason Marconnet (Pint sized mod) on May 31, 2009 at 11:12pm
This looks a little sill. Then again looking back on the cartoon, it was silly too. But I'll be there for sure. G.I. Joe was a big part of my childhood.
Comment by Lumbering Jack (M'odd-R8-Tr) on June 1, 2009 at 5:57am
I really don't expect this to be good at all. I'm really disappointed with the black costumes. I would much prefer the "custom uniforms" as they are called on TVtropes.
I also personally see G.I. Joe as a "military vs. mad science" story, not necessarily a military elite vs. military elite story.
Comment by Batmatt Beyond on June 1, 2009 at 12:51pm
Yep, as much as I love G.I. Joe I'll have to hear lots of good things about the movie before I see it in the theater.
Comment by Rich Lane on June 1, 2009 at 1:04pm
I may see Harry Potter, but this is the last of the summer movies that I'm actually looking forward to. I think the commercials make it look like a pretty spiffy popcorn movie, but then again the toys it's based on are way after my time.
Comment by Alan M. on June 12, 2009 at 12:24pm
Yowch.

This movie is not sounding...good.
Comment by Jason Marconnet (Pint sized mod) on June 12, 2009 at 1:26pm
From Comic Book Resources:
The rumor from yesterday about producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura and director Don Murphy were fired from the project? Well today, di Bonaventura fired back. "It's very unfair to Steve, its completely untrue he was never asked to leave or been fired or any of that," di Bonaventura said. "That's ridiculous. The movie tested very well. [Sommers] did a very good job, the movie tested well, and it couldn't be more false that the studio in anyway did anything negatively to Steve.
Comment by Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) on July 26, 2009 at 5:16pm
I'm not a Joe fan, but a friend of mine is coming out to Jersey that week, and we have a looong history of seeing awful action movies together. This might be just what the doctor ordered.
Comment by Cavaliere (moderator emeritus) on July 26, 2009 at 6:12pm
The "acceleration suits" of the ads make it look more like Halo: The Rise of Cobra. I think I'll be OK with it as long as the movie holds to the following: "G.I. Joe is the code name for America's daring, highly-trained, Special Mission force. Its purpose: To defend human freedom against COBRA, a ruthless terrorist organization determined to rule the world." If it can manage that then every thing else is secondary.
Comment by Alan M. on July 26, 2009 at 6:22pm
Isn't it going to be multi-national, not American, in the movie?

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