The Rock Quotes Jay-Z In Horrible/Awesome Super Bowl Teaser For 'G.I. Joe 2: Retaliation'

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by Kevin Jagernauth
February 1, 2012 4:51 PM
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"Whatever deity may guide my life/Dear Lord/Don't let me die tonight" -- Jay-Z/R. Kelly, "Don't Let Me Die"

Yeah, okay. Invoking Jay-Z to bring some coolness factor to your movie/trailer is kind of cheap, but hell, it also works. The Super Bowl spot for "G.I. Joe 2: Retaliation" has arrived it has caused acrimony within the Playlist offices. Some are scoffing the movie looks completely dumb. While offers will concede that point but also add that sword-fighting on mountains and motorbikes that turn into bombs and Bruce Willis saying "Call me Joe" are all points in its favor. It's been a rough afternoon around here.

All this to say, the Jon Chu directed sequel doesn't know an actoin sequence that doesn't require someone flipping or spinning around and that's not necessarily a criticism. At any rate, it can't be worse than 'Rise Of The Cobra' can it? 'Retaliation' opens on June 29th. [via Collider]

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2 Comments

  • ROCKYMOORE | August 28, 2013 3:07 PMReply

    cool you mean awsome one cool dose not do it justice ? ROCK GOT THOSE FOOLS

  • Kevin | February 6, 2012 4:10 AMReply

    The Rock may have quoted, but most hip hop fans know that Jay-Z's line was from a 2Pac song called Blasphemy in which 2Pac says "Promised if I have a seed, I'ma guide him right
    Dear Lord don't let me die tonite"

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