The A-Team

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True Hollywood Bombs Have Disappeared

Movies disappoint, but rarely go the way of Ishtar

(Newser) - It's rare these days to see a big-studio movie truly bomb, and that's a shame, laments Tom Shone of Slate . Sure, we get our share of misfires like Jonah Hex or The A-Team , but few reach the depths of those glorious financial busts of yesteryear like Ishtar, Waterworld, and Cutthroat ... More »

A-Team Is Awesome —for 12-Year-Old Boys

For everyone else, it's a mindless diversion

(Newser) - Critics aren't exactly enamored with the A-Team—"pity the fool" headlines abound—but most give it a pass as harmless fun.
  • Ann Hornaday, Washington Post : "A thoroughly unnecessary but nonetheless satisfying adaptation of the cheeseball 1980s TV series."
  • Andrew O'Hehir, Salon : It's "reasonably good fun,"
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10 Ridiculous '80s Remakes

Let's be honest, some of these movies were bad already

(Newser) - It seems like Hollywood is churning out nothing but remakes these days, and Tom Chivers runs down 10 of the most ridiculous sounding ones on the horizon—almost all from the glorious 1980s—in the Telegraph :
  • The A-Team: Most troubling is the casting of Liam Neeson as Hannibal: “He's
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Neeson May Lead New A-Team

Eighties remake still needs actors for two lead roles

(Newser) - The A-Team is getting some fresh faces. Liam Neeson is in talks to play Col. John “Hannibal” Smith in the long-anticipated film version of the ‘80s TV classic, Variety reports. George Peppard had the role on the small screen. Bradley Cooper, a hot name thanks to The Hangover,... More »

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