This Weekend’s New Movies: ‘G.I. Joe: Retaliation,’ ‘The Host’ and ‘Tyler Perry’s Temptation’
Hitting theaters this weekend are the second entry in a toy-based action franchise, the latest adaptation of a Stephenie (‘Twilight’) Meyer novel, and a Madea-free Tyler Perry tale. Here’s the rundown, and the links for tickets to see them here in Victoria.
‘G.I. Joe: Retaliation’
The G.I. Joes are back, this time unearthing another dastardly plot by COBRA—possibly involving a double agent in the White House.
Directed by Jon M. Chu
Starring Channing Tatum, Dwayne Johnson, Bruce Willis, Adrianne Palicki
Aliens have been secretly invading Earth by possessing the bodies of human beings, until one young girl refuses to relinquish control of her mind, in this new supernatural love story from the creator of ‘Twilight.’
Directed by Andrew Niccol
Starring Saoirse Ronan, Max Irons, Diane Kruger, William Hurt
‘Tyler Perry’s Temptation’
Tyler Perry, this time behind the camera, looks to continue his theatrical hot streak with this story of forbidden desire, focusing on a woman whose six-year marriage hits a snag when she meets a particularly charming man.
Directed by Tyler Perry
Starring Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Lance Gross, Vanessa Williams, Kim Kardashian