As a long time GB fan, I think the concept of this is pretty stupid. I'm all for giving women strong casting roles in movies but not when some stupid, no-talent director like Paul Feig (who doesn't handle critcism very well) had to completely change a legendary movie franchise into a pile a shit with his "reboot" by turning it into some PC crap and letting unfitting female cast members ride the coattails of the franchise and the beloved male characters of the original movie.
Seriously, what the hell is up with all these unoriginal, crappy remakes and milked sequals that Hollywood makes these days, along with their PC philosophies that they try to shove down on people's throats?
Oh and director just pretty much threw a bitch fit on twitter about the amount of backlash he received for this horrible piece of shit-encrusted fuck of a movie by directly telling them all to go fuck themselves.
It's pretty fucking retarded and unoriginal. Just another crappy Hollywood remake and PC/Feminist propaganda.
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I think this movie will suck pretty bad but for different reasons.
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I'm a little on the fence of this movie.
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I think people need to stop bitching and moaning and give this movie a shot.
First of all, there are plenty of overtly misogynist reactions to the female cast, so you can't play Feig's response as baseless.
That said, the movie looks like a giant turd. The casting is incredibly lazy and unoriginal. Each of the characters is a crude, unsubtle gender swap of the original characters, when casting women actually provided an opportunity to do something original.
The comedy looks very broad and shallow, like it hasn't got any of the clever little details that were easy to miss in the original. In the original, they just threw away great lines and it developed the characters. This time they appear to be beating the audience over the head with jokes.
It also looks devoid of heart and charm. The romance between Peter and Dana felt authentic and added a really important dynamic to the original, and I bet this lacks it.
I enjoy the idea of a female Ghostbuster team. I don't think it's 'PC' to have female leads. No one said a thing when all the leads were male last time, I think it's just whining to complain about it now. So yeah. Totally for a female Ghostbuster team, I just dislike the cast they chose and I don't like the idea of a reboot.
I was a bit disappointed as an avid Ghost Busters fan myself, I don't necessarily think it'll suck, I don't necessarily have high hopes either but I will say that find it silly to change things to feature female roles for "gender equality" rather than writing a film that just features awesome female actresses.
I never thought the original was very interesting, so maybe this one will be better.
I don't see what the big deal is? It's a fictional story, Columbia owns the rights, if they want to change the gender I think that's up to them. It's not like Thor who is based on a god from an actual religion. Why do you think switching genders will turn the movie into crap?
my problem is not that it has a female, but that it's making a point of having a female cast. the trailer couldn't seem to make up it's mind as to whether it was a sequel or a reboot.. "30 years ago".. is that a meaning in-world or IRL.
i just think it's customary for a reboot to have the original characters rather just fan-fic'ing you're own comedy archetypes in to it..
Well Bill Murray said fuck off when they tried to get him to do another one (he's smart and he didn't want to smear his old films by making another) so they're going in a different direction since one of the original cast members is dead and the lead guy refuses to do another one.
Why are you so upset? If you actually are a fan of the original then you'd be like Bill Murray and simply not want another one to exist but you're only upset about the part of it being casted by girls and not the fact it's happening at all.