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  • G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (PG-13)

    Back when I was young enough to play with dolls—sorry, “action figures”—G.I. Joe was just a modestly proportioned, multiply articulated World War II grunt, but since then he seems to have mutated into an ultrabuff, multiracial, gender-integrated corps of elite commandos. more...
  • The Gaucho

    Douglas Fairbanks in one of his athletic comedies (1927), set this time in a South American country where Doug licks a Black Plague epidemic. more...
  • The Glass Shield

    The fourth feature (1995) by this country's most gifted black filmmaker, Charles Burnett (Killer of Sheep), is his first with a directly political edge—a heartfelt and persuasive look at the racism and corruption of the Los Angeles police force, based on a true story and calculated to burn its hard lessons straight into your skull. more...
  • Godzilla

    Memories of Hiroshima and Nagasaki hang like a radioactive cloud over this 1954 Japanese feature, which was dubbed, radically recut, politically neutered, and heavily augmented with new footage for its U.S. release as Godzilla, King of the Monsters. more...
  • Godzilla 2000

    Godzilla, an ambiguous threat to the people of Tokyo, faces off against a shape-shifting alien, but the giant lizard's morphologically unstable foe isn't entirely organic—it's an oversize, rampaging CPU even more curvaceous than an iMac and capable of processing genetic information as rapidly as computer data. more...
  • Good Guys Wear Black (PG)

    Chuck Norris may be the least charismatic adventure hero I've ever encountered on-screen, and his overweening blandness keeps this conventional action film (1979) on a low level of alpha waves. more...