I went into G.I. Joe: Retaliation having only a vague idea of what to expect. Unlike many children, I didn’t grow up immersed in the world of G.I. Joe, although I’ve certainly heard the name a few thousand times. That being said, I wasn’t entirely surprised when what I ended up getting was a fairly generic action film packed with as many fight scenes and big, fiery explosions as they could jam into two hours. And trust me, there are plenty.