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Author Topic: Matrix 4 did not need to be made  (Read 4959 times)

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Re: Matrix 4 did not need to be made
« Reply #40 on: January 07, 2022, 08:18:07 pm »
Ghostbusters was really enjoyable, if you don't overthink it. It knew it wasn't going to be like the originals and didn't try to be. Putting it in a rural setting was probably the best decision they could make.

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Re: Matrix 4 did not need to be made
« Reply #41 on: January 07, 2022, 09:53:10 pm »
I didnít hate the ghostbusters with the women in it. 

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Re: Matrix 4 did not need to be made
« Reply #42 on: January 07, 2022, 11:25:53 pm »
Fell asleep halfway through that one, so I don't comment much, but the 1st half was just unremarkable and left me with no desire to finish it up.

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Re: Matrix 4 did not need to be made
« Reply #43 on: January 10, 2022, 09:25:09 am »
Well I eventually decided to see Ghostbusters Afterlife, mainly because of the recommendations here.

It had a bit of a Goonies feel to it, and was basically OK until about 10 minutes to the end when it suddenly became overly sentimental, and everything started to feel a bit awkward. The sudden shift in tone was jarring to say the least.

I was also shocked at how old the original cast looked. I realise the first film was made 37 years ago (yikes!) but it doesn't really hit you until you see the original cast in their Ghostbusters costumes. That in turn made me feel old, and consequently I left the cinema on a bit of a downer.
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Re: Matrix 4 did not need to be made
« Reply #44 on: January 10, 2022, 09:34:39 am »
I didnít hate the ghostbusters with the women in it. 

 :dunno

I didn't hate it either. Actually I rather liked it, and as a stand-alone film it would have been perfectly fine.

However, it wasn't a stand-alone film. It was supposed to be a sequel (or perhaps reboot?) to the original Ghostbusters film. If you're going to make a sequel then you should either be trying to fix problems with the original film, or have something new to say. Ghostbusters 2016 failed on both counts and was therefore ultimately a bit pointless. You could of course level the same criticism at Ghostbusters Afterlife.
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Re: Matrix 4 did not need to be made
« Reply #45 on: May 03, 2022, 09:47:44 am »
Sorry to bring up this old subject, but hey, I gotta be me..
I just got around to watching Matrix Resurrection. I agree it should have never been made.
I went to sleep during it.
That was one movie that I thank goodness I did not invest any money in. (DVD loaner). But the time was not a total loss, since I did get a good nap in.

And as for Ghost Busters Afterlife, I liked it.

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Re: Matrix 4 did not need to be made
« Reply #46 on: May 05, 2022, 07:32:38 pm »
I enjoyed afterlife. Paul Rudd was a good choice for that movie and the plot was better than ghost busters 2.

the ghost busters with the women, i don't remember it being bad. just something i didn't care to watch again though Chris Hemsworth was pretty damn funny. Other than that i really can't remember the movie too much. don't think i was drinking that night either, my kids were smaller and we were doing the projector next to the fire outside so i usually only drink when it's just me that can fall into the fire.

4th matrix....i still haven't gone back to finish the second half.
i guess i sorta want to see what happens.

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Re: Matrix 4 did not need to be made
« Reply #47 on: May 11, 2022, 01:07:49 pm »
4th matrix....i still haven't gone back to finish the second half.
i guess i sorta want to see what happens.

You really don't.  Really.    :puke  :)

But I liked Afterlife as well.  Didn't think I was going to, but I did.  Really felt true to the franchise and the actors did a good job.

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Re: Matrix 4 did not need to be made
« Reply #48 on: May 23, 2022, 11:04:31 am »
Finally sat down and watched the new Ghostbusters yesterday.  (we did have to consult Wikipedia to confirm the gender of Little Egon - it's a girl!) 

Liked it.  The ending bummed me the hell out, was not expecting Egon to show up.  Jeez.

Oklahoma doesn't really look like that, which I found amusing.  Google tells me it was filmed in Canada near the Montana border. 

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