Excerpt: As I’ve said time and again, it seems that most movies these days come from three major categories: remakes of previous films, comic book/graphic novel adaptations and television series that are now feature films.
Excerpt: The Movie Based on a lesser-known DC/Vertigo comic, The Losers is immediately conspicuous in its repeated attempts to remind us visually, "That's right... this was a comic book!" as if that's supposed to make us somehow enjoy it more.
Pros: Actors: Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Zoe Saldana, Chris Evans, Idris Elba, Columbus Short, Óscar Jaenada, Jason Patric, Holt McCallany, Director: Sylvain White, Audio Format/Languages: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (English), Dolby Digital 5.1 (French, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese), Subtitles: English SDH, Fr...
Conclusion: I know quite a few people liked 'The Losers.' I just couldn't get into it, mainly because the villain isn't very believable or scary. He's selling pollution free weapons, come on, how scary can a guy like that be? White's stylistic choices grated on me as well.
Conclusion: The Losers is a fast and funny bit of Big Dumb Fun, but its action and humor aren't as savage or savvy as they could be. Still, you could do much worse. Warner's Blu-ray release fumbles out of the gate with a shallow supplemental package, but makes up for any shortcomings with a faithful, finely...
Excerpt: Ever been to a wedding or a birthday party where everyone around you spent so much time insisting how much fun they were having that you started to doubt them? All those big smiles, all those jokes, all those goofy dance moves-- are these people even human?
Excerpt: Originating as a DC Comics World War II series in the early ’70s, The Losers got its title from a Special Forces group who dubbed themselves “The Losers” to honor the military personnel lost under their command.
Summary: The Losers is an old-school action film – a tough-guy, pyrotechnic extravaganza where the evil guy’s minions miss every shot and the good guys always hit. Logic and the pesky plot never get in the way of a good dust up or an explosion.