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Old 16-01-2019, 16:49   #1
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Ghostbusters. With men and everything (possibly)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-46889992

So, thoughts ?
I’m telling myself not to get excited yet
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Old 16-01-2019, 17:22   #2
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It'll never recapture the lightning in a bottle first film.
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Not sounding promising, one of them is dead and the rest are old. It'll be a reboot in everything but name, passing the torch and so fourth.

I'd just leave it well alone
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Old 16-01-2019, 17:29   #4
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Why not make new films instead of this seemingly endless cycle of remaking stuff that does not need remaking. None of the recent remakes have been any good, maybe studios should just give money to the homeless.
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Old 16-01-2019, 18:25   #6
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Why not make new films instead of this seemingly endless cycle of remaking stuff that does not need remaking. None of the recent remakes have been any good, maybe studios should just give money to the homeless.

I can only guess that studios constantly recycle reboots because they're loved properties with an audience/fan base already in place to see it.

It must be a less risky venture than taking on an original project where the outcome really is an unknown.
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Not sounding promising, one of them is dead and the rest are old. It'll be a reboot in everything but name, passing the torch and so fourth.

I'd just leave it well alone
Baby Oscar (played by Daniel Radcliffe) spends half the movie hunting the surviving ghost busters to rescue his mum who has been taken by an evil force. Bill Murray has a five minute cameo at the end
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I can only guess that studios constantly recycle reboots because they're loved properties with an audience/fan base already in place to see it.

It must be a less risky venture than taking on an original project where the outcome really is an unknown.
Recent failed attempts should have convinced them that remakes are no longer the money making dead certs they once were. Too often they use the fanbase as a reason for the remake then ignore everything the fanbase loves about the movie and wonder why there is backlash when it comes out.

Try to create new stuff is the way forward, no need to worry about getting actors for expensive cameos to justify the reboot's existence.
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A Harold Ramis ghost is an essential gag that is not too soon.
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Sony released an official teaser trailer, so I guess this is actually happening:

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I read to the bottom of the article and also saw the Max Landis thing.
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It'll never recapture the lightning in a bottle first film.
This exactly.

At least it can never be as bad as that abomination of the 2016 thing.
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It could easily be as bad or worse. I can't really imagine it'd be better, even the second one wasn't great.
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even the second one wasn't great.
Ghostbusters II is great
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Baby Oscar (played by Daniel Radcliffe) spends half the movie hunting the surviving ghost busters to rescue his mum who has been taken by an evil force. Bill Murray has a five minute cameo at the end
I shudder to think how close this will be to the actual film.
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Don’t see an issue if they continue in the same universe and actually acknowledge the original Ghostbusters which was my main problem with the 2016 film (along with a weak script).
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I thoroughly enjoyed the Paul Feig movie.
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I don't want to speak for everyone, but I think you might be in a minority there...
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It really wasn't that bad, they played it far too much for laughs compared to the original (which I never really considered a comedy all through my life), IMO and forgot about the story. But it was watchable enough.
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The characters had no depth and it wasn't funny. Plinkett's review gets it spot on with their incessant talking.
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