The A-Team was a fun, dumb TV series that ran from 1983 to 1987, and there are moments in which the movie version is fun and dumb as well. But then it gets downright dumber. When a blithely violent action flick quotes Gandhi without an ounce of irony (twice!), it redefines mindless entertainment. Director Joe Carnahan (who made both the gripping Narc and the pointless Smokin’ Aces) stages some amusing action sequences for the elite military unit of the title, including one in which they “pilot” a tank off a transport jet, into a lake and then up onto shore. But then he balloons things beyond comprehension. As team leader Hannibal (Liam Neeson) puts it: “Overkill is underrated.