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Old 02-04-16, 01:48 PM
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Re: Ghostbusters (2016) - Female reboot - D: Feig, S: McCarthy, Wiig, Jones, McKinnon

Originally Posted by RoboDad
Who are the bigger haters, the haters or the haters who hate them?
All I know is I hate bad remakes/reboots/reimaginations of really good movies.

And I really believe that this will, unfortunately, fall in that category. It sure looks bad. Stupid bad.
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Re: Ghostbusters (2016) - Female reboot - D: Feig, S: McCarthy, Wiig, Jones, McKinnon

Originally Posted by RoboDad
Who are the bigger haters, the haters or the haters who hate them?
I just know that Hater's hate gives Haters who hate Haters Life.
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Re: Ghostbusters (2016) - Female reboot - D: Feig, S: McCarthy, Wiig, Jones, McKinnon

Originally Posted by islandclaws
... who is smaller than her in stature and frequently both scared and strangely turned on by her.
...even better
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Old 02-04-16, 01:52 PM
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Re: Ghostbusters (2016) - Female reboot - D: Feig, S: McCarthy, Wiig, Jones, McKinnon

Originally Posted by B5Erik
All I know is I hate bad remakes/reboots/reimaginations of really good movies.

And I really believe that this will, unfortunately, fall in that category. It sure looks bad. Stupid bad.
You'll get no disagreement from me.
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Re: Ghostbusters (2016) - Female reboot - D: Feig, S: McCarthy, Wiig, Jones, McKinnon

I'm not feeling the love for McKinnon personally. It just feels too much like they're trying to make her like a female hipster Egon to me.
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Re: Ghostbusters (2016) - Female reboot - D: Feig, S: McCarthy, Wiig, Jones, McKinnon

Can't wait for this bullshit to come out, just to read the critics rip it apart. Fuck, it may even get shredded worse than Bill Murray's newest one.
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Re: Ghostbusters (2016) - Female reboot - D: Feig, S: McCarthy, Wiig, Jones, McKinnon

Originally Posted by Mike86
I'm not feeling the love for McKinnon personally. It just feels too much like they're trying to make her like a female hipster Egon to me.
I've never found her to be very funny on SNL, it's sad that she's the biggest appeal for fans so far. Imagine how different the reaction would be if they got popular actresses like Aubrey Plaza and Emma Stone for this instead.
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Re: Ghostbusters (2016) - Female reboot - D: Feig, S: McCarthy, Wiig, Jones, McKinnon

Originally Posted by DaveyJoe
I've never found her to be very funny on SNL, it's sad that she's the biggest appeal for fans so far. Imagine how different the reaction would be if they got popular actresses like Aubrey Plaza and Emma Stone for this instead.
I've long suspected that a lot of the hate for this film is linked to the lack of "jack-bait" cast in the roles.
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Re: Ghostbusters (2016) - Female reboot - D: Feig, S: McCarthy, Wiig, Jones, McKinnon

Originally Posted by Preterite
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Re: Ghostbusters (2016) - Female reboot - D: Feig, S: McCarthy, Wiig, Jones, McKinnon

Originally Posted by Giantrobo
I've long suspected that a lot of the hate for this film is linked to the lack of "jack-bait" cast in the roles.
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, Robo.
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Old 02-04-16, 05:01 PM
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Re: Ghostbusters (2016) - Female reboot - D: Feig, S: McCarthy, Wiig, Jones, McKinnon

Originally Posted by DaveyJoe
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, Robo.
Well, lotsa guys who hate this remake won't beholding their dicks due to the casting...jus' sayin'.
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Re: Ghostbusters (2016) - Female reboot - D: Feig, S: McCarthy, Wiig, Jones, McKinnon

Originally Posted by EddieMoney
Can't wait for this bullshit to come out, just to read the critics rip it apart. Fuck, it may even get shredded worse than Bill Murray's newest one.
Paul Feig and Melissa McCarthy have a pretty good track record together:

Bridesmaids: 90% on Rotten Tomatoes
The Heat: 65% on Rotten Tomatoes
Spy: 93% on Rotten Tomatoes

I assume you're referring to Rock the Kasbah for Murray at 8%. Now what makes you think they'll go to 8% or less with the critics on Ghostbusters? The lowest rated movie Feig has had as a director was Unaccompanied Minors at 31%. McCarthy has never had one below 18% and that was The Back-Up Plan, which she was not the star of.

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Re: Ghostbusters (2016) - Female reboot - D: Feig, S: McCarthy, Wiig, Jones, McKinnon

And some people just want to watch the world burn... And say "fuck", "fuckin" or "fucking" a lot.
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Re: Ghostbusters (2016) - Female reboot - D: Feig, S: McCarthy, Wiig, Jones, McKinnon

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And some people just want to watch the world burn... And say "fuck", "fuckin" or "fucking" a lot.
Fuckin' Aye.
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Re: Ghostbusters (2016) - Female reboot - D: Feig, S: McCarthy, Wiig, Jones, McKinnon

Just don't invite us to look at your gaping asshole.
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Re: Ghostbusters (2016) - Female reboot - D: Feig, S: McCarthy, Wiig, Jones, McKinnon

Originally Posted by Draven
Paul Feig and Melissa McCarthy have a pretty good track record together:

Bridesmaids: 90% on Rotten Tomatoes
The Heat: 65% on Rotten Tomatoes
Spy: 93% on Rotten Tomatoes

I assume you're referring to Rock the Kasbah for Murray at 8%. Now what makes you think they'll go to 8% or less with the critics on Ghostbusters? The lowest rated movie Feig has had as a director was Unaccompanied Minors at 31%. McCarthy has never had one below 18% and that was The Back-Up Plan, which she was not the star of.

Nothing makes me think that. I just want to see it fail.
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Re: Ghostbusters (2016) - Female reboot - D: Feig, S: McCarthy, Wiig, Jones, McKinnon

Originally Posted by EddieMoney
Nothing makes me think that. I just want to see it fail.
You said it may get shredded worse than Rock the Kasbah. I'm asking what you are basing that on, since the people involved have never done as badly with the critics as you think they might do here.
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Re: Ghostbusters (2016) - Female reboot - D: Feig, S: McCarthy, Wiig, Jones, McKinnon

Originally Posted by Draven
You said it may get shredded worse than Rock the Kasbah. I'm asking what you are basing that on, since the people involved have never done as badly with the critics as you think they might do here.
I'm not basing it on anything. It may get shredded worse than Rock the Kasbah. Right? It's possible, yes? Although the sharif may like Ghostbusters more.
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Re: Ghostbusters (2016) - Female reboot - D: Feig, S: McCarthy, Wiig, Jones, McKinnon

Originally Posted by Draven
Paul Feig and Melissa McCarthy have a pretty good track record together:

Bridesmaids: 90% on Rotten Tomatoes
The Heat: 65% on Rotten Tomatoes
Spy: 93% on Rotten Tomatoes
And, frankly, I continue to be shocked as to how low the RT is on The Heat. It starts off slow and awkward, but it ends up being an astoundingly hilarious movie, far superior to Spy IMHO.
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Yeah, The Heat is a riot.
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Re: Ghostbusters (2016) - Female reboot - D: Feig, S: McCarthy, Wiig, Jones, McKinnon

I liked Spy but found The Heat pretty much insufferable.
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Re: Ghostbusters (2016) - Female reboot - D: Feig, S: McCarthy, Wiig, Jones, McKinnon

Originally Posted by EddieMoney
I'm not basing it on anything. It may get shredded worse than Rock the Kasbah. Right? It's possible, yes? Although the sharif may like Ghostbusters more.
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Re: Ghostbusters (2016) - Female reboot - D: Feig, S: McCarthy, Wiig, Jones, McKinnon

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And, frankly, I continue to be shocked as to how low the RT is on The Heat. It starts off slow and awkward, but it ends up being an astoundingly hilarious movie, far superior to Spy IMHO.
how long would you say? i was in for about 20-30 minutes and had to bail.
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