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The A-Team (2010)

Call me crazy, but I was expecting this to be an utter and horrific failure. Sure, it's safe to say that this wasn't going to be winning an Oscar for Best Screenplay or Best Picture, but it was a lot better than I wanted to give it credit for.

One thing I like about all of these TV to movie adaptions, is that while they may not always be good, they do a good job in bringing in a new audience. It's been years since I last watched The A-Team on TV. I remember the crew, most notably Mr. T as B.A. I wasn't sure what to expect going into this, but I had an idea that it wouldn't be good.

I was wrong.

The action was on par with the show, even if some of the stunts they pulled defied gravity and/or reality. Casting was spot on, with the exception of B.A., played by Rampage Jackson. He may be a good fighter, but actor... the verdict is still out on that one.

Story wise, it was a well thought out (fitting of an A-Team mission) type of story. Faceman's time in prison was a little unbelievable. I don’t' care who you know, getting a TV, exercise equipment, etc., in a cell is just ridiculous. They stretched the charm of the guy far past its boundaries.

Not entirely a mindless action flick, but you can check your brain at the door, and just enjoy it for what it is. If anything, get a few laughs out of Sharlto Copley's performance as Murdoch.