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The new trailer for ‘xXx: Return of Xander Cage’ is a wild, trashy ride

This movie is exactly the kind of trashy, stunt-filled nonsense the world needs right now.

Feb 28, 2020, 9:17 pm*

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Amid the depressing and sunless wasteland of January 2017, a hero appears. It’s Vin Diesel, skateboarding along the outside of a bus to save the world from, like, satellite hackers or whatever.

The new trailer for xXx: Return of Xander Cage is a joyful smorgasboard of trashy nonsense, featuring a cast of thousands including Samuel L. Jackson, Toni Collette, Donnie Yen, and Ruby Rose.

Ignoring the apparent death of Xander Cage (Vin Diesel) in the CGI-filled disappointment xXx: State of the Union, this movie follows in the footsteps of the original xXx, leaning heavily on ludicrous stunts and one-liners.

After the grimness of 2016, this movie is exactly what everyone needs.

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*First Published: Nov 3, 2016, 9:58 am