New DVD Tuesday features The A-Team

It’s Tuesday and that means DVD’s are out and we have been waiting for this one as our pick this week is the extended unrated cut of The A-Teamalt

Give it up to the A-Team: they’ve always been good at demolishing things in big, big ways. Freed from the confines of the 1980s TV series, the 2010 blockbuster movie version allows the four members of the paramilitary squad to really amp up the mayhem to newly crazed heights. Liam Neeson plays team leader Hannibal Smith (inheriting the cigar-chomping from the show’s George Peppard), and pro wrestler Quinton "Rampage" Jackson is "B.A." Baracus, the TV show’s most iconic character (insert Mr. T "I pity the fool" joke here). As the vain Face, Bradley Cooper preens in convincing fashion, and

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DVD Spotlight: The A-Team

Reviewed by Peter Veugelaers © 2010
The A-Team DVD Review
image They were a foursome revered by high school kids. Hannibal Smith, B.A. Baracus, Murdock and Face – and everyone had a favorite. Memorably, someone had to pick Mr. T, the actor behind Baracus, and everyone identified, or was given, a character that fitted. The new batch of actors playing these now old hats has shoes to fill, indeed, except if you’re fifteen and don’t have a clue who Mr. T is.

Bradley Copper as Face, for reasons which have everything to do with his acting ability, is squared off with an agent who used to be his girlfriend (Jessica Biel), but I wondered where he got the time between tours of duties. Her antagonism towards him makes for the first sign of tangible conflict and that after a lengthy opening…more

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