Heading to the multiplex this weekend? G.I. Joe: Retaliation is out in 3-honkin'-D. Cute boys and killer stunts; it could almost be a chick flick. Ok, maybe not. Anyhow, here's my feature story on the team who shot the movie, from the International Cinematographers Guild magazine. Enjoy!
Men of Action
by Margot Carmichael Lester
Come on, admit it. When you were a kid you fashioned a mountain range from couch cushions and staged a daring climb for your G.I. Joe figures. Maybe you dreamt up fantastical fight sequences and car chases, earning bonus points for any realistic explosions using caps and small fireworks. Today, of course, most kids do it all in video games. But no matter the medium, it’s still a fact of childhood that if you can dream it, your action hero can be it. Director Jon Chu (Justin Bieber: Never Say Never) is no exception. Getting to direct G.I. Joe: Retaliation was a childhood dream come true. (Click here to continue reading)