The A-Team Review

A-Team ReviewSynopsis: A group of Iraq War veterans looks to clear their name with the U.S. military, who suspect the four men of committing a crime for which they were framed.

Tagline:There Is No Plan B

Release Date: 2010-6-11 | MPAA Rating: PG-13 | Coolthulhus Earned: 5

Trailer: The A-Team


A-Team Review

Oh, good lord, this movie is just ridiculously fun. Liam Neeson, Bradley Cooper, Sharlto Copley,  and Quinton Jackson are pretty much the perfect cast for this movie. They were together so well, and watching them go in the midst of absolute chaos just had me laughing so hard I had tears in my eyes. The A-Team movie takes all the best parts of the original show (which I very vaguely remember), and ramps it up a notch with outrageous stunts and great special effects.

Quinton Jackson is a bit more baby-faced than the original Mr. T, but when he’s screaming in the helicopter and other places at Sharlto/Murdock? It’s enough to put an ear-to-ear smile on your face. He was probably my favorite person in the film. Liam Neeson – well, he plays a slightly more fun version of his normal characters, so there’s not much to say about him. Bradley Cooper was a treat – mainly when he was shirtless  – playing Face. He’s not particularly memorable – except, again, when shirtless – but still did a great job.  Sharlto? Sharlto was pure crazy in the best possible way.

In terms of the others, seeing a younger Patrick Wilson was a treat. His tantrum scene was great. Jessica Biel is, erm, a good straight shooter? Really, she was pretty unmemorable.

The action combined with the humor was perfect. I mean, I like Mission Impossible as much as the next adrelaline-driven female, but it takes itself too seriously. You need the giggles to be the icing on the cake.  Hm, and a half-naked Bradley Cooper to be the cherry on top.

Best line: “Because overkill is underrated, my friend.”

Favorite scene: The tank scene. The tank scene was absolute freaking perfection! 

5 Star Rated Film

If you’re looking for a movie to watch today, one that will go perfectly with beers, brats, and boisterousness, I highly recommend The A-Team.  Buy The A-Team now on Amazon.

Title: The A-Team | Director: Joe Carnahan | Actors: Liam Neeson, Bradley Cooper, Sharlto Copley, etc | Production Cos:  Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, Dune Entertainment, Stephen J. Cannell Productions | Release Date: 2010-6-11 | Genres: Action | Language: English | MPAA Rating: PG-13 | Rating: 5 out of 5

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