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The Addams Family (2019) - V: Isaac, Theron, Janney, Middler, Moretz, Wolfhard, Kroll

Old 06-06-18, 09:39 PM
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Re: The Addams Family (2019) - V: Isaac, Theron, Janney, Middler, Moretz, Wolfhard, K

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Kids today will think this is a Hotel Transylvania rip off.
Well, then kids are pretty stupid.

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I recently rewatched the two Addams Family live-action movies.

Other than the absolute PITCH PERFECT performances from Raul Julia and Angelica Huston (and a starmaking turn by a young Christina Ricci), the movies do NOT hold up whatsoever. Like almost all Barry Sonnenfeld films.

I find the resistance to an animated feature comical yet puzzling. It's been over 25 years since the Addams Family was last in theaters, and that was a mediocre movie that died at the box office. How much more time do we need until the dust has settled?
This. 1000 x THIS. I also recently watched both of the first two Addams Family films and thought they were pretty bad. Aside from it's great casting. I think an animated version is most welcome. And the timing seems right. I'm just sorry that Henry Selick and Tim Burton aren't involved in some capacity. This is right up there alley. But NO JOHNNY DEPP!!
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Re: The Addams Family (2019) - V: Isaac, Theron, Janney, Middler, Moretz, Wolfhard, K

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And donít forget his classic role as Detective Fartman in Lenny the Wonder Dog.
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Re: The Addams Family (2019) - V: Isaac, Theron, Janney, Middler, Moretz, Wolfhard, K

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The Addams Family were originally a series of cartoons. This isn't like remaking Shawshank Redemption or Platoon as an animated movie.
It's funny, when you said that I had this vision of Platoon as a 30 minute loop of graphic cartoon panels with the only sound being Barbers Adagio for strings, could be really effective. US gets closer and close to glorifying war every day with the PC "honor the troops" campaigns when we should do everything to never send a child to one again.
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Re: The Addams Family (2019) - V: Isaac, Theron, Janney, Middler, Moretz, Wolfhard, Kroll

Looks cute but Iím not sold on the character design, Wednesday and Uncle Fester, in particular. Though none of the characters in that trailer looked very good to me.
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I thought it looked great.
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Re: The Addams Family (2019) - V: Isaac, Theron, Janney, Middler, Moretz, Wolfhard, Kroll

The character design is based on the original cartoons:


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Re: The Addams Family (2019) - V: Isaac, Theron, Janney, Middler, Moretz, Wolfhard, Kroll

Could be fun

I recently revisited the Sonnenfeld movies. Aside from the wonderful performances, they are nigh-unwatchable.
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Re: The Addams Family (2019) - V: Isaac, Theron, Janney, Middler, Moretz, Wolfhard, Kroll

I like how the character designs are a call-back to the original Addams drawings, but wow, there's not a single laugh to be found in that teaser.
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Re: The Addams Family (2019) - V: Isaac, Theron, Janney, Middler, Moretz, Wolfhard, Kroll

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The character design is based on the original cartoons:


Hmm, Iím still not sure about it. I think the characters look a lot better in that style from crudely drawn cartoons than they do in a more polished CGI. I do appreciate the fact that they are trying to base it on the original drawings.
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Re: The Addams Family (2019) - V: Isaac, Theron, Janney, Middler, Moretz, Wolfhard, Kroll

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I like how the character designs are a call-back to the original Addams drawings, but wow, there's not a single laugh to be found in that teaser.
That is, almost letter for letter, what I was about to type. Cool looking but totally devoid of any laughs.
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Hmm, Iím still not sure about it. I think the characters look a lot better in that style from crudely drawn cartoons than they do in a more polished CGI. I do appreciate the fact that they are trying to base it on the original drawings.
I would have liked it more if they went with Henry Selick stop motion. The CG here looks a little too slick.
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Re: The Addams Family (2019) - V: Isaac, Theron, Janney, Middler, Moretz, Wolfhard, Kroll

Originally Posted by Mr. Flix View Post
I like how the character designs are a call-back to the original Addams drawings, but wow, there's not a single laugh to be found in that teaser.
What about seeing Uncle Fester's tits? I thought that was funny.
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I would have liked it more if they went with Henry Selick stop motion. The CG here looks a little too slick.
I agree. Stop-motion animation would have been preferable for me.
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Ugh. I love the Addams Family, have since I was a kid. This movie looks terrible. If they put the best jokes in the trailer (as is the norm), this movie isn't going to be funny at all.
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Re: The Addams Family (2019) - V: Isaac, Theron, Janney, Middler, Moretz, Wolfhard, Kroll

I was so excited for the possibility of what this could've been, but it's not even close. This looks horrible.

Wasn't Tim Burton going to do a black and white stop motion movie of the Adams Family? How did we come to this?
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How did we come to this?
I think you can blame 3 hit Hotel Transylvania movies.
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Originally Posted by Hokeyboy View Post
Could be fun

I recently revisited the Sonnenfeld movies. Aside from the wonderful performances, they are nigh-unwatchable.
Well, the cast actually did both movies. Sonnenfeld was very Burton-ish...
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I was so excited for the possibility of what this could've been, but it's not even close. This looks horrible.

Wasn't Tim Burton going to do a black and white stop motion movie of the Adams Family? How did we come to this?
Yes, there's been quite a buzz about it over the years if I do remember well, Burton initially confirmed than apparently changed his mind.
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I'd much rather see Oscar Isaac and Charlize Theron in a live action version.
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As someone who grew up watching and very much enjoying the cartoon from the 80's/90's, this looks cringe worthy. So bad.
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Never watched the cartoon...loved the original series though.
Also watched The Munsters with Fred Gwynn as Herman.
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Hi! I'm new!

cannot wait to watch this new adaptation...never been a great fan of the two movies. BUT the original series was great...
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