I just got back from a premier of G.I. Joe here in San Diego. I’ve gone to a couple of these before but this was the most ‘movie premier’ like. Two of the stars of the movie were there (Channing Tatum and Marlon Wayans). They also gave us free popcorn and drinks. The movie itself was pretty good. There is a lot of CG and it isn’t the best. Some parts of the movie look like they actually used G.I.Joe toys as the vehicles. I think if they wanted to make this movie look as good as they could it would doubled the budget. Also, the science is TERRIBLE! If you are a scientist then you need to turn off all scientific thought before watching this movie. The action sequences are decent, there was one transition from an aerial battle to a sea battle that was really cool. I was afraid it was going to have a lot of ‘USA is the best’ hype but it didn’t. If you like action movies I would say it is worth the matinee price.
On a related note. If you are at a movie, in a movie theater, DON’T TALK DURING THE MOVIE!! Movie talkers are some of the rudest people in the World! I think this is one of the reasons movie theaters are seeing a drop in attendance. I don’t want to pay good money to see a movie on a big screen with great sound if every five minutes some jackass is distracting me with their blabbing. This concludes the P.S.A. Thank you.