Friday, April 23, 2010

The Losers

Hey, ever heard of the A-Team? If not, there's a movie version coming out this summer. If you can't wait and don't have TV Land then you have The Losers to hold you over until then. Based on a comic of the same name, its the story of a group of CIA(?) military who are betrayed and presumed dead. Now, they are out to clear their name.

The thing that this movie wants you to know, there are good guys and bad guys. They try to blur the lines with some character choices, but the bad guys are really bad (people get shot because it is windy). The good guys are really good (they give up their seats for little kids).

That creates a dichotomy for this movie. My plus one was overheard saying "it was really violent". But this movie really tows the line. There is no blood. I don't remember any swearing. I haven't checked, but I think the movie is PG-13. That doesn't mean it doesn't have satisfying action. It does mean that we get a lot of tranquilizer darts instead of bullets. But hey, they're the good guys, they're not supposed to be killing everyone in sight. There is action, but not bloody violence. More like rough fights and sleeper holds.

I wasn't expecting much and got plenty. This movie is like stretching before the big game. In this metaphor, the movie is stretching and the big game is Summer season. It gets you ready so you don't get hurt. Or maybe it's like water after the big game... Okay, I'm getting off track. Let's get to the questions.

Did you enjoy it?

Would you see it in theaters again?

Would you buy it?

Would you rent it?

Would you watch it if you saw it was on TV?


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