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Old 04-09-19, 05:49 PM
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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

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.
That is, almost letter for letter, what I was about to type. Cool looking but totally devoid of any laughs.
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Re: The Addams Family (2019) - V: Isaac, Theron, Janney, Middler, Moretz, Wolfhard, Kroll

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

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

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How did we come to this?
I think you can blame 3 hit Hotel Transylvania movies.
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Re: The Addams Family (2019) - V: Isaac, Theron, Janney, Middler, Moretz, Wolfhard, Kroll

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

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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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Old 08-08-19, 05:25 AM
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I'd much rather see Oscar Isaac and Charlize Theron in a live action version.
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Re: The Addams Family (2019) - V: Isaac, Theron, Janney, Middler, Moretz, Wolfhard, Kroll

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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This opens tonight. No reviews yet...
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Re: The Addams Family (2019) - V: Isaac, Theron, Janney, Middler, Moretz, Wolfhard, Kroll

Most theaters running ONE 3D showing per day with tons in shitty 2D. No wonder I've stopped going.
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Re: The Addams Family (2019) - V: Isaac, Theron, Janney, Middler, Moretz, Wolfhard, Kroll

This looks pretty bad. I'm a pretty big fan of the original series, cartoons and the 90s movies, but this just looks pointless.

Reviews starting to sputter in: https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/the...y_2019/reviews

"Nothing more than toddler fodder. It's so sweet, the Addams clan would burn it in a bonfire."
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Old 10-11-19, 08:03 AM
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thats too bad, I was half thinking of seeing this at the Drive in this weekend as it is playing with Beatlejuice but it sounds like its the lamefest I was worried it would be.
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Re: The Addams Family (2019) - V: Isaac, Theron, Janney, Middler, Moretz, Wolfhard, Kroll

Originally Posted by RichC2 View Post
This looks pretty bad. I'm a pretty big fan of the original series, cartoons and the 90s movies, but this just looks pointless.

Reviews starting to sputter in: https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/the...y_2019/reviews

"Nothing more than toddler fodder. It's so sweet, the Addams clan would burn it in a bonfire."
I'm not the intended audience, of course, but I was turned off by visual style they've chosen, which lacks any kind of edge or texture which would be more appropriate to the property. Then again, "The Addams Family" was also a Saturday morning cartoon once upon a time.

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Old 10-11-19, 09:19 AM
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Sounds like something I'll watch on a weekend when I run across it playing on HBO.
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Re: The Addams Family (2019) - V: Isaac, Theron, Janney, Middler, Moretz, Wolfhard, Kroll

Originally Posted by Alan Smithee View Post
Most theaters running ONE 3D showing per day with tons in shitty 2D. No wonder I've stopped going.
Probably because most people don't care about 3D anymore.
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Re: The Addams Family (2019) - V: Isaac, Theron, Janney, Middler, Moretz, Wolfhard, Kroll

Reviews are pretty abysmal. The movie seems to have been written by a committee who never read the comic strips, barely remember the TV show, and kind of remember the movies.
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Made the mistake of going based on it being an Addams Family movie. Probably should have watched a preview first. I ended up leaving early out of boredom.
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