Dad's Army (2016)
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as Rose Winters
as Private Godfrey
as Sergeant Wilson
as Captain Mainwaring
as Colonel Theakes
as Lance Corporal Jones
as Private Pike
as Mrs. Pike
as Private Walker
as Private Frazer
as Mrs. Fox
as Brigadier Pritchard
as The Reverend Timothy Farthing
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For fans of the original TV series, this reboot will feel like a disappointment. For everybody else, a pointless and easily avoidable misfire.
It's a time-honored style of comedy, accessible to a broad audience, and it works on its own terms, without too many ill-advised attempts at modernization.
Even granddad has moved on from teatime comedy gags about jam roly-poly.
It's not the Dad's Army we know -- it never could be -- but it's an affectionate and well-crafted homage that builds to a climax that is as funny as it is strangely stirring.
"Dad's Army," while perfectly pleasant, isn't very funny, fighting to find something grand to do with its WWII setting and cast of quirky characters. Parker isn't asleep here, but he isn't inventive either.
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Faithful to the original in terms of casting but the plot is overly simplistic and guessable. Saying that though it's just an enjoyable film that doesn't try to do anything it knows it isn't supposed to.
Wonderful...nothing more can be said about this classic. Basically an extended verion of the tv series but just lovely.
Loved watching repeats of Dad's army as a child. Film is pretty funny aswell.
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