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Starship Troopers 2: Hero Of The Federation Review


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Everybody likes a good fight, especially if it's in a galaxy far, far away. And on that score, the original Starship Troopers delivered. In spite of -- nay, in large part because of, its campy, tongue-in-cheek approach to the hard-boiled war genre, the sheer high-impact, bug-crushing carnage of the 1997 release captured the imaginations of America's violence-drenched youth and raised insect extermination to the level of high service to humanity.

Well, forget all that. Starship Troopers 2 is 91 minutes of tediously inane straight-to-DVD boredom. Directed by Phil Tippet, the animation brainiac who designed the Sean Connery-voiced dragon in Dragonheart, this unreasonably lame sequel offers virtually nothing in the way of either animation or direction. Or anything else, really.

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50 Cent's Reebok Ad Pulled In Britain


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50 CENT's controversial TV advertisement for sportswear giant REEBOK has been pulled in Britain following vehement complaints that it promotes gun culture.

The commercial, which forms part of Reebok's 'I Am What I Am' global campaign, features the CANDY SHOP superstar counting from one to nine - which critics claim is a direct reference to the number of times he's been shot.

The British ADVERTISING STANDARDS AUTHORITY has received complaints from more than 50 shocked viewers and felt obliged to take action against the TV ad which is part of a series of Reebok commercials featuring Jay-Z, Andy Roddick, ALLEN IVERSEN and Lucy Liu.

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