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The Fab Four Discussions on Hannibal, Faceman, Murdock, and BA and the men who played them.

View Poll Results: If the A-Team Movie is produced, are you going to go to the cinema and watch it?
Yes! 4 30.77%
No! 7 53.85%
I don't care.. 2 15.38%
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Old 01-24-2008, 09:41 AM   #1
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Hi friends!!

We've spoken so much about the eventual A-Team Movie.

We've got many claims and most of us don't agree with this production.

Some of us will go and see what this movie is like to decide whether it's good or not.
Some other people will avoid it, as a protest, and because they aren't interested in watching how the A-Team can be spoiled.

And you? What would you like to do?? :wink:

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Old 01-24-2008, 09:45 AM   #2
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I voted no just on how it's been described so far. If it "officially" changes then I might change my mind. :wink:
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Old 01-24-2008, 09:51 AM   #3
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Sure ostarella!
I voted like you, cause I could stand to watch such a "profanation"!... :roll:

Normally I try to experiment, to watch, to read before judging.. But in this case I feel I can't give a chance to such an exploitation of the A-Team name!! :wink:
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Old 01-25-2008, 09:53 AM   #4
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Hi Sara

No, I won't be going to watch it either....... :!: :!: You cannot make a movie out of such a classic TV show......It just wouldn't be the same :!: :!:

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Old 01-25-2008, 01:43 PM   #5
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Thank you for your answer Jules,
I completely agree with you. I couldn't say it better!! :wink:
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I voted "Yes". But whether or not I actually go will be determined by what I hear of the finished product.

I don't expect any new A-Team to be perfect duplications. But I do expect them to have the same spirit as the original Team did. If that's missing - forget it.

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Old 01-26-2008, 10:42 AM   #7
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I voted yes for mainly the same kinda reasons as Dawg.

I know I can accept remakes if they are well done. I even liked "Lost in Space" so I know I can enjoya remake even if it's VASTLY different from it's source material.

It's gonna basically come down to ' does it look goo in the trailer'
Because thinking on it, keeping the original cast in now way mean the movie would be good.

For me, The X-FIles movie, for example, was one of my worst cinema experiences. I felt so cheated and let down by that movie, and it had all the same people as the TV show :roll: Where as the Fugitive was IMHO, brillant, and had next to none of the same people from the TV show involved.

So I'll be willing to give the A-Team movie the same chance I give any moives I think.
So if the trailer looks good, I'll go.
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Old 01-26-2008, 11:11 AM   #8
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Agreed. I would like to see Dirk taking over Hannibal's "position" (makes sense to me :lol: ) but while it would be nice to see them all in it, it wouldn't be the make or break issue. I loved the Charlie's Angels movie, and that was so totally different than the show :shock: It just depends on whether or not they stay with the "flavor" of the show or not.
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Old 01-26-2008, 02:38 PM   #9
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Personally, I have absolutely no desire to see the remake.
I think I'm just past the A-Team days in general.
I haven't even seen Earthstorm or Goldene Zeiten yet. :P
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Old 01-26-2008, 03:14 PM   #10
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I'll go and see it, just so that I can bad mouth it. :lol:
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Old 01-27-2008, 09:46 AM   #11
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I vote NO. I want to remember the A-Team series as it SHOULD be.
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Old 01-29-2008, 04:29 AM   #12
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Hi friends!
First of all thank you for your votes and your replies.
It's interesting to see different opinions and positions...
I voted No exactly for the same reasons as Tracy and Anne..
any way I can understand it well if anybody wants to go and watch it in order to have a ral and concrete opinion about it... :roll:

But I'm so sorry I couldn't stand it!! :x :lol:
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I'll go and see it, just so that I can bad mouth it. :lol:
Ah...but what if you LIKE it?? :lol:

Alot of die hard original Battlestar fans said the same thing when the new series came out and ended up regular viewers.
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Ah...but what if you LIKE it?? :lol:

Alot of die hard original Battlestar fans said the same thing when the new series came out and ended up regular viewers.
Nooo.... Impossible!!!
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Old 02-01-2008, 08:43 AM   #15
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If they got rid of that stupid idea of Face being a traitor, and kept that "fun" interaction between the guys, I wouldn't totally ignore it ;-) I don't see any reason it can't be a "gritty film" and still keep that. But, as I've probably stated elsewhere, "Rambo-esque" movies bore me to tears, so if they don't make the guys "the guys" (whomever the actors), I see no point in going.
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If they got rid of that stupid idea of Face being a traitor, and kept that "fun" interaction between the guys, I wouldn't totally ignore it ;-) I don't see any reason it can't be a "gritty film" and still keep that. But, as I've probably stated elsewhere, "Rambo-esque" movies bore me to tears, so if they don't make the guys "the guys" (whomever the actors), I see no point in going.
I somewhat agree. But, I still think it's a bad idea to do a remake.
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Old 02-05-2008, 12:00 PM   #17
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ostarella's opinion is absolutely right..
But I would do as Anne.. I would never go.

A remake of the A-Team is like a remake of Leonardo's Mona Lisa!!!!!
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A remake of the A-Team is like a remake of Leonardo's Mona Lisa!!!!!

Well said Sara......I agree 100 %
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As most others I have voted no. The way movies are made today it would most likely not be 'our' A-Team and I'd rather not watch it. I don't think the producers care much about the original, they only want a well known label to put on a new production so that they can sell it better. Okay, the 80s style will not work today and they have to alter it, even I accept that, but then they have created something new which should have a new name, too. It can be 'like the A-Team' but it can never be THE A-Team. Not for real fans.

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Maybe, but I'm certainly not one of them, sorry. I made it through two eps with difficulties, because I was willing to give it a try, but I hated it. The whole 'feeling' was wrong, so angry and twisted and...oh, I don't think I have the right words in English to explain, but I didn't like it, not a bit.

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You're so right, sara, like Jules and Anne I agree totally.
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I watched the first few episodes of the Scifi Channels' Galactica and I couldn't sit through any more of it. I hated it and what's more..not something you can sit down and watch with the kiddies
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I've watched a couple, and frankly, once you get past the BSG/Starbuck hype, it's just another dark, gloomy, roam-through-space show. yawn...
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I 100% agree. I was watching some episodes of the original and "real" Battlestar Galactica series with some friends who had never watched any episodes. They LOVED it. I only watched one episode of the other series and absolutely hated it.
When they made the original BSG series they broke the mold. The same goes for the A-Team. Like I've said before why mess with perfection?
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As most others I have voted no. The way movies are made today it would most likely not be 'our' A-Team and I'd rather not watch it. I don't think the producers care much about the original, they only want a well known label to put on a new production so that they can sell it better. Okay, the 80s style will not work today and they have to alter it, even I accept that, but then they have created something new which should have a new name, too. It can be 'like the A-Team' but it can never be THE A-Team. Not for real fans.

Maybe, but I'm certainly not one of them, sorry. I made it through two eps with difficulties, because I was willing to give it a try, but I hated it. The whole 'feeling' was wrong, so angry and twisted and...oh, I don't think I have the right words in English to explain, but I didn't like it, not a bit.

You're so right, sara, like Jules and Anne I agree totally.
I agree with everything you've said. You made your point across beautifully!
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Very good words Flash!

You expressed your opinion very well and I completely agree with you!
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