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UnequalProductions 03-03-2016 11:30 AM

Ghostbusters Trailer
 
I have been a big advocate for this project. I have no problem with the reboot, and I enjoy everyone involved, but...

I didn't like that trailer. I think it relied too much on nostalgia. It seems like much more gag-centric than the original, and there were a couple lines of dialogue that reek of generic executive input.

I'll still go watch it, but my excitement has waned.

ctp 03-03-2016 12:09 PM

Re: Ghostbusters Trailer
 
link?

slupo 03-03-2016 01:04 PM

Re: Ghostbusters Trailer
 
Trailer:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fYnSjERs-oU

It's a bad trailer. Not saying it can't be a good movie but that trailer. Ugh.

Ending with an Exorcist joke? Weren't we done with that in the 80's?

I like everyone involved. Hope they cut a better trailer next.

jboffer 03-03-2016 02:23 PM

Re: Ghostbusters Trailer
 
Exactly what I expected out of Feig, who has said in the past it's OK that the scripts he films aren't funny, the actors/actresses will make them funny.

Every attempted joke looks like they were just winging it, and that's probably not a coincidence.

karsten 03-03-2016 02:45 PM

Re: Ghostbusters Trailer
 
Couldn't pay me to watch this thing.

dave22 03-03-2016 04:43 PM

Re: Ghostbusters Trailer
 
I thought this was supposed to be a reboot, not a reshoot.

aocolour 03-03-2016 05:20 PM

Re: Ghostbusters Trailer
 
Three brilliant white scientists and a sassy, black friend. I will not be watching.

EdFury 03-03-2016 10:42 PM

Re: Ghostbusters Trailer
 
It looks horrible. Everything about it. Train wreck.

FoxHound 03-03-2016 11:23 PM

Re: Ghostbusters Trailer
 
It's a Scary Movie-esque spoof, it's not a reboot.

It's strange. The first Ghostbusters -- due to brilliant writing / directing -- had a very authentic vibe despite its absurdity. It made it actually scary / spooky / creepy. But here, it just gives up on any sense of reality and goes full-blown Naked Gun gag flick.

Mintclub 03-04-2016 04:37 AM

Re: Ghostbusters Trailer
 
I know it's only a trailer & so it's hard to judge properly until having seen the film but off this it feels flat and a little dull. The fact that the opening scene involved 'sliming' suggests they're devoid of originality here. In fact there was at least two of these very same sequences in a 90 second trailer. What made the original so good and stand the test of time was the chemistry and energy between the four leads. There was a real balance. And I believed the likes of Aykroyd and Ramis could be scientists whereas I'm just not convinced the likes of Kristen Wiig & Kate McKinnon are natural fits in those roles.

It's like when an artist covers a classic song for the sake of it, if you aren't bringing anything fresh to the original then why bother?


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