Yet another Ghostbusters movie

Imaculata

Adventurer
I would definitely like to see a new Ghostbusters movie if it does world building, like the original two movies did. This is one of the things I loved about the Ghostbusters game for PS3; it expanded on the mythology.

Also, it helps if they write actual jokes, and don't just put a bunch of comedians in a room and keep the camera rolling, hoping something funny will occur.
 

Morrus

Well, that was fun
Staff member
I would definitely like to see a new Ghostbusters movie if it does world building, like the original two movies did. This is one of the things I loved about the Ghostbusters game for PS3; it expanded on the mythology.

Also, it helps if they write actual jokes, and don't just put a bunch of comedians in a room and keep the camera rolling, hoping something funny will occur.
That’s how they made a lot of the first film.
 

MarkB

Hero
Also, it helps if they write actual jokes, and don't just put a bunch of comedians in a room and keep the camera rolling, hoping something funny will occur.
I had the opposite feeling from the 2016 movie - that it was a whole bunch of scripted jokes strung together, with a cast were competent comedians, but couldn't actually deliver a natural-feeling acting performance.
 

Imaculata

Adventurer
Actually, I checked the original (final version) script of Ghostbusters, and yeah, it is pretty tightly scripted.

You can see how they probably did several takes of some of the scenes, and improvised some of the dialogue while staying more or less on script, and then kept the best takes... but it is a pretty detailed script never the less, and they barely deviate from it. Some extra/changed lines here and there, but pretty much what is in the film word by word. Then of course after editing some dialogues were clearly shortened, but most importantly, the jokes are all in there.
 
The female movie was okay.
If the original never existed it wouldn't have been hated as much. I found if fairly ok, but I think the syfy channel with its cheap movies style could have done better with the same cast and general script.

As for the new sequel I'm a bit concerned that once again a bad director has been hired for the willingness to go alone with the flow. But as he is the son of the original director, whom is now the producer of the new movie, it might work out better than the 16 reboot.

And while I'm here I made a meme for the new movie...
via Imgflip Meme Generator
 

cbwjm

I can add a custom title.
I was hoping that this would have the original cast, the living ones at any rate, but I'm thinking that won't be the case. It might end up like the 2016 reboot. Something I'll add to my watch list and maybe watch when I can't think of anything else to watch. Growing up with the original ghost busters, those are the ones I want to see in a new movie. Not just as cameos but as the main characters.
 

Tonguez

Adventurer
I was hoping that this would have the original cast, the living ones at any rate, but I'm thinking that won't be the case. It might end up like the 2016 reboot. Something I'll add to my watch list and maybe watch when I can't think of anything else to watch. Growing up with the original ghost busters, those are the ones I want to see in a new movie. Not just as cameos but as the main characters.
its being reported that Ernie Hudson has confirmed he and co-stars Dan Aykroyd and Bill Murray will return for third film, primarily because of the involvement of Ivan Reitman and also that Dan Aykroyd is the 'driving force' behind the script.

SO while that bodes much much better than a "teenage sequel*" I'm not sure I'd want to see a group of old Ghostbusters (they're all hitting 70 now) as main characters - though a passing the torch sequence (maybe even one that honours Egons death) could work, so longer than a cameo but still supporting characters to the main new cast.

* whats the correct term for these sequel/reboot things anyway?
 

Eltab

Villager
though a passing the torch sequence (maybe even one that honours Egons death) could work
When the actor who played Q in the 007 movies passed away, I thought it would have been appropriate for Bond to attend his funeral, watch as the casket passed through the chapel and was placed in the hearse, and tell a family member, "I met your uncle at work. He helped me out when I was dealing with difficult clients." -cut to several scenes from older Bond movies "Now try not to break this, 007"-
 

Imaculata

Adventurer
If the original never existed it wouldn't have been hated as much.
The trailer also didn't help. It quickly became one of the most downvoted YouTube trailers of all time.

As for the new sequel I'm a bit concerned that once again a bad director has been hired for the willingness to go alone with the flow.
A bad director? Wasn't Juno a good movie?

I don't know if he'd be my first pick to direct a comedy though, but he's no Paul Feig.

As I posted on the Nerdist video comments there will be no new Ghostbusters movie, as long as Harlold Ramis remains dead.
Ramis did lend his voice to the videogame, so to me that is the third movie... ar as close to it as we're ever going to get.

But just like with the recent reboot, I'll reserve judgement till there's actually something to judge. Once they release a trailer (and not just a teaser), I may know if this is a movie I want to see, or not.
 
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billd91

Hobbit on Quest
It takes a certain level of incompentance to turn your fans toxic. I mean why would you do that?
That's a load of BS. The asshats who were hostile to making a Ghostbusters reboot with women didn't need any prompting to turn into toxic manbabies.
 

Shasarak

Villager
That's a load of BS. The asshats who were hostile to making a Ghostbusters reboot with women didn't need any prompting to turn into toxic manbabies.
Sure these "asshats" as you call them are the same people that should be queing up outside your movie on opening night wearing their Ghostbuster costumes.

I mean I still dont know how you go about screwing that up? The worst ranked trailer in history, thats just terrible.
 

billd91

Hobbit on Quest
Sure these "asshats" as you call them are the same people that should be queing up outside your movie on opening night wearing their Ghostbuster costumes.

I mean I still dont know how you go about screwing that up? The worst ranked trailer in history, thats just terrible.
And they might have queued up, but apparently having a reboot with all the principal character played by women was a deal breaker for some, so they ginned up a backlash that most people seemed to have noticed... present company excepted for some reason.
 

cbwjm

I can add a custom title.
In other news, that hopefully won't lead to a mod swinging mod text :

Leslie Jones Calls ‘Ghostbusters’ Sequel ‘Insulting’

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/leslie-jones-calls-ghostbusters-reboot-032340755.html
She might not realise that it isn't a male driven cast and is instead a teenager driven cast with male and female cast members. As is, movies seem to get reboots all the time. We've had plenty of spider-man movies that ignore the previous set of movies, a couple of hulk movies that don't seem to be part of the main MCU (or maybe the edward norton one is but he was just replaced because he didn't come back?). Death at a Funeral has had two versions; the last transformers movie, Bumblebee, ignores the Michael Bay movies; Batman has had a few movie series now. It happens, movies get rebooted and previous versions get ignored.
 

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