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G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra

Dennis Quaid's general heads up military elite unit G.I. Joe and Channing Tatum's his new recruit

Dennis Quaid's general heads up military elite unit G.I. Joe and Channing Tatum's his new recruit.

Their Global Integrated Joint Operating Entity has its eye on evil organisation Cobra, led by arms dealer Christopher Eccleston and his sidekick Sienna Miller - who just happens to be Tatum's ex.

Gob-smacking, all guns-blazing action and mind-blowing CGI effects are the non-stop top ingredients on the menu for this spectacularly daft fantasy adventure, which starts over the top and goes onwards and upwards from there.

The plot is muddled by pointless flashbacks (four years earlier, 20 years earlier, etc), but you don't really have to follow it that closely.

Quaid and Tatum look the part and, along with Eccleston and Miller, there's a fine collection of villains in Arnold Vosloo, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Korean star Byung-hun Lee.