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Woke Hollywood gets burned by ‘Charlie’s Angels’ (and Terminator) box office bomb

Woke Hollywood gets burned by ‘Charlie’s Angels’ and Terminator's bombs


Charlie’s Angels’ failure is just the most recent evidence that woke feminist films are box office poison. The film’s financial floundering comes on the heels of the cataclysmic, franchise-destroying performance of another big budget piece of pro-feminist propaganda, ‘Terminator: Dark Fate’, which sank at the box office like an Austrian-accented cybernetic android into a vat of molten steel. Hasta la vista, woke baby.

For example, the social justice geniuses in Hollywood decided this year it would be a good idea to remake two movies that no one wanted remade, Mel Gibson’s What Women Want (2000) and Steve Martin and Michael Caine’s Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1998), except this time with female leads. To the shock of no one with half a brain in their head, What Men Want with Taraji P. Henson, and The Hustle, with Rebel Wilson And Ann Hathaway, resoundingly flopped.

The woke in Hollywood are forever on the search for a scapegoat to relieve them of accountability, as it is never their fault that their movies fail. In the case of these female-led movies, the women involved never have to own their failures because they reflexively point their fingers in horror at the angry, knuckle-dragging men, who out of misogynist spite don’t shell out beaucoup bucks to go see their abysmally awful girl power movies.

Elizabeth Banks got an early start in the men-blaming game even before Charlie’s Angels came out when she told Australia’s Herald Sun,

“Look, people have to buy tickets to this movie, too. This movie has to make money. If this movie doesn’t make money it reinforces a stereotype in Hollywood that men don’t go see women do action movies.”

Of course, men will go see women in action movies, Wonder Woman and Captain Marvel being two prime examples of highly successful female action movies, but fear not, Elizabeth Banks dropped some feminist knowledge to counter that uncomfortable fact when she said,

“They (men) will go and see a comic book movie with Wonder Woman and Captain Marvel because that’s a male genre.”

So even when men go see a female led action film, they are only doing so because it is a “male genre,” got that? What a convenient way to avoid responsibility… with Elizabeth Banks it is heads, she wins, and tails, men lose.



funny how the non-woke movies doing gangbuster




Phillips spoke with Vanity Fair about this new “woke” Hollywood culture that lead to him creating and working on the Joker film. He specifically notes Hollywood new “woke” culture lead to the dismissal of his irreverent comedies like Old School and The Hangover.

Related: Report: Warner Bros. Tells Access Media To Get Lost at Joker Red Carpet

Phillips told them:

“Go try to be funny nowadays with this woke culture. There were articles written about why comedies don’t work anymore—I’ll tell you why, because all the f****** funny guys are like, ‘F*** this shit, because I don’t want to offend you.’ It’s hard to argue with 30 million people on Twitter. You just can’t do it, right? So you just go, ‘I’m out.’ I’m out, and you know what?”
In fact, Vulture wrote an article about that subject which argued, “A lot of comedy over the last few years isn’t funny, and there are no signs that things are getting any funnier.” They also argued, “Comedians and comedy writers are increasingly pushing the bounds of what it means for something to be a comedy in the most basic sense, rewiring the relationship between comedies and jokes. So what is comedy without jokes? It’s Post-Comedy.”



SJW and pro-woke crowd can deny all they want saying that people never asked for the next Terminator, or Charlie's Angels or Solo, but........... people never asked for the Joker either. You will never know what people ask or don't ask when you make a movie. That answer only comes after the fact, after you see the results in the box office

This back-to-back-to-back, Joker-Terminator-Charlies Angels highlights that if you intend to tell good story, build interesting characters, you will succeed, but if your only intention is to push your own version of social morality then you will fail!!
 
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Punished Miku

Gold Member
I enjoyed all the videos taking a steaming dump on Elizabeth Banks.

To be honest, I didn't even notice this movie existed. I follow anti-SJW stuff pretty frequently. I just didn't even hear about Charlie's Angels even being a thing. I heard a ton more about Ghostbusters 2016.

I'll give Elizabeth Banks credit on one point. She has a gracious sense of self-depricating humor. Classy way to take the loss.


Writer, director, producer, actor. Yikes ... her career took a HIT.
 
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DeepEnigma

Gold Member
I enjoyed all the videos taking a steaming dump on Elizabeth Banks.

To be honest, I didn't even notice this movie existed. I follow anti-SJW stuff pretty frequently. I just didn't even hear about Charlie's Angels even being a thing. I heard a ton more about Ghostbusters 2016.

I'll give Elizabeth Banks credit on one point. She has a gracious sense of self-depricating humor. Classy way to take the loss.


Writer, director, producer, actor. Yikes ... her career took a HIT.

I didn’t know it was a movie either until a few days ago with all this drama.

Then I thought it was a Saved by the Bell porn parody with the still shot of Kristen Stewart looking like Zack Morris.
 

sol_bad

Member
Yep, those woke movies certainly are failing. The none woke films are doing gangbusters!!!

Jojo Rabbit - 14 million budget

Doctor Sleep - 55 million budget

Ford v Ferrari - 100 million budget

Midway - 100 million budget

Rambo: Last Blood - 50 million budget

oh
I guess the anti-woke brigade don't go to the theatres either.

I've seen 4 out of the 5 movies I listed and enjoyed them.
 

trikster40

Member
The real question is going to be if Birds of Prey bombs.

If it bombs, it is going to be because it’s DC or based on female anti-heroes?

If it succeeds, is it because it’s a comic book movie and actually good, or because it’s based on female anti-heroes?
 

brap

Banned
Yep, those woke movies certainly are failing. The none woke films are doing gangbusters!!!

Jojo Rabbit - 14 million budget

Doctor Sleep - 55 million budget

Ford v Ferrari - 100 million budget

Midway - 100 million budget

Rambo: Last Blood - 50 million budget

oh
I guess the anti-woke brigade don't go to the theatres either.

I've seen 4 out of the 5 movies I listed and enjoyed them.
What the fuck is jojo rabbit? What the fuck is midway? What the fuck is ford v ferrari? People aren't watching 87 year old stallone play rambo again? Maybe if these were marketed as actively as woke movies you'd have a point.
 

Nester99

Member
They are making comic book movies no one will watch derived from comic books no one bought just to get check marks on a woke checklist.
 

sol_bad

Member
What the fuck is jojo rabbit? What the fuck is midway? What the fuck is ford v ferrari? People aren't watching 87 year old stallone play rambo again? Maybe if these were marketed as actively as woke movies you'd have a point.

They are marketed brap, you just chose not to notice them.

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Well Jojo wasnt.
It's a comedy from Taika Waititi. The director himself plays Hitler, but the Hitler he plays is the imaginary version from inside a kids mind.
Taika Waititi directed Thor: Ragnarok.
 
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brap

Banned
They are marketed brap, you just chose not to notice them.

*EDIT*
Well Jojo wasnt.
It's a comedy from Taika Waititi. The director himself plays Hitler, but the Hitler he plays is the imaginary version from inside a kids mind.
Taika Waititi directed Thor: Ragnarok.
WRONG. I only heard of FVF on here and nobody cares about Rambo anymore. Stallone is too fucking old. Wake me up when there's some non woke movie marketed as heavily as all this woke garbage, sol_bad.
 

sol_bad

Member
WRONG. I only heard of FVF on here and nobody cares about Rambo anymore. Stallone is too fucking old. Wake me up when there's some non woke movie marketed as heavily as all this woke garbage, sol_bad.

On here? GAF is marketing? I'm confused brap. But if GAF is the only place you learn about movies, then yeah, you might not see the marketing.

YouTube trailers
TV trailers
Posters
Trailers before a movie at the cinema

Or do you mean you only heard about FvF for the first time on here?
 
Yep, those woke movies certainly are failing. The none woke films are doing gangbusters!!!

Jojo Rabbit - 14 million budget

Doctor Sleep - 55 million budget

Ford v Ferrari - 100 million budget

Midway - 100 million budget

Rambo: Last Blood - 50 million budget

oh
I guess the anti-woke brigade don't go to the theatres either.

I've seen 4 out of the 5 movies I listed and enjoyed them.


don't sleep on Ford v Ferrari, it's a great movie, it's gonna have a long leg, it will be profitable
 

brap

Banned
Or do you mean you only heard about FvF for the first time on here?
Literally the only time. I'll see stuff like rambo, terminator, charlies angels, mad max, and all that shit everywhere but I haven't heard of most of that list. I know of Doctor Sleep but that's only because it's related to The Shining. Never saw it advertised.
 

sol_bad

Member
Literally the only time. I'll see stuff like rambo, terminator, charlies angels, mad max, and all that shit everywhere but I haven't heard of most of that list. I know of Doctor Sleep but that's only because it's related to The Shining. Never saw it advertised.

Well, consider my post as advertising than. Check the trailers out and watch the movies if you think they look good.
^__^
 
All the great action movies in the world are great because they are great movies, not because they are movies with male/female leads. Crazy ass people love to pretend like we have this invisible boogeyman of angry, mostly white, virgin males that hate women, when it's simply not true. It's like they create the problem for themselves and then can't fix it. People want good movies, they don't want to be lectured that they are bad people.
 
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sol_bad

Member
All the great action movies in the world are great because they are great movies, not because they are movies with male/female leads. Crazy ass people love to pretend like we have this invisible boogeyman of angry, mostly white, virgin males that hate women, when it's simply not true. It's like they create the problem for themselves and then can't fix it. People want good movies, they don't want to be lectured that they are bad people.

There are boogeymen and they aren't invisible. The woke and anti-woke are just as bad as each other and are making the world worse.

The woke hunt down articles and interviews that offend them and than whinge about it.
The anti-woke hunt down articles and interviews that offend them and than whinge about it. Even in movies that they were never going to interest them, movies they were never going to watch, like Charlie's Angels.

Both sides do the same shit, both sides write negative reviews on whatever website/platform that they us even if they haven't seen the product they are whinging about.
 
sol_bad sol_bad
Two things. One, you seem to exist here to be contrarian. Two, you’re not wrong. This all-or-nothing attitude that’s seeping into society is frustrating to watch. Unfortunately, I don’t think it’s going away.

Personally, I think Charlie’s Angels is a tough sell in 2019. Politics are everywhere, and revitalizing a property that’s practically built around attractive women being ogled is going to alienate people no matter what direction you take.
 
There are boogeymen and they aren't invisible. The woke and anti-woke are just as bad as each other and are making the world worse.

The woke hunt down articles and interviews that offend them and than whinge about it.
The anti-woke hunt down articles and interviews that offend them and than whinge about it. Even in movies that they were never going to interest them, movies they were never going to watch, like Charlie's Angels.

Both sides do the same shit, both sides write negative reviews on whatever website/platform that they us even if they haven't seen the product they are whinging about.

no such thing as anti-woke, it’s only backlash from mainstream.

Meanwhile woke groups are real, LGBTQ advocates, feminist advocates, minorities advocates, migrant/refugees advocates, etc, they are real organizations with big money behind them. Since Soros divest 20 billions of his money for social causes, we see the rise of SJW and woke culture in the past 5 years
 
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Kagey K

Member
After the last set of Charlie’s Angels movies, I don’t know how anyone thought a reboot would be a success.

They need to stop ruining classic movies and start either making new classics or reboot them under different names. Total Recall and Robocop started the trend, and these new ones just keep proving it.
 
sol_bad sol_bad
Two things. One, you seem to exist here to be contrarian. Two, you’re not wrong. This all-or-nothing attitude that’s seeping into society is frustrating to watch. Unfortunately, I don’t think it’s going away.

Analogue - like a volume dial on a radio, has many settings.
Digitial - like power on a TV, is either on, or off.

We, as a society, have moved from the 'analogue' age, in to the 'digital' age. Funny how the rise of the internet and growth of the 'digital' age has left society acting as if they were now 'digital'. Left or right, for or against, it's only extremes that exist nowadays
 

xrnzaaas

Member
Alita was one of my favorite movies recently. My bros just started a metal band called Panzer Kunzt.

Movie tanked too.
Alita has achieved around 400 million worldwide so it's not a total disaster. I actually thought it would do worse because of not having a very popular actor playing the lead role (and meant to bring in the mass viewer).

PS. I enjoyed the film as well and not only because it was a visual masterpiece.
 

mcjmetroid

Member
Sorry but how is Charlie's Angels woke even the remake?
It was always a TV/movie series about kick ass women..

Edit: Ah no I read the full thread on this... gender swapping original characters ain't good.
 
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ROMhack

Member
Cinema has to be different, surely? I don't have Netflix, and aren't a fan, but I'm sure if you want to watch an okay film you'll probably use the service rather than pay $20 for a cinema ticket for one.

Marvel, DC and Star Wars has strong appeal because die-hard fans exist. Films like The Joker did well because of the superhero associations, but also because it's generally a good film with wide appeal.
 
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mcjmetroid

Member
I take back what I said about Charlie's angels. It does look fairly shit I didn't see the trailer before.
It's just supposed to be about hot women kicking ass.

Terminator again I haven't seen because I had no interest in seeing an average Terminator film since Terminator 3 but can someone explain to me why THAT one is woke? Serious question.
 

mcz117chief

Member
What the fuck is Midway?

One of the most important battles in the history of Humanity. I am surprised you never heard about it.

People aren't watching 87 year old stallone play rambo again?

I watched it, it was great, it had some of the original Rambo vibes as well as the 4th's over the top violence. I definitely liked it more than the 3rd movie. If I had to rank them then it would be 1>2=4=5>3. It also helped that it didn't drag unnecessarily, 1 hour and 30 minutes is about right for a Rambo movie. I really liked Stallone's energy, despite his age he displayed great vitality.
 
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Jesus Carbomb

From Water into Guinness
Terminator again I haven't seen because I had no interest in seeing an average Terminator film since Terminator 3 but can someone explain to me why THAT one is woke? Serious question.

I’m guessing it has something to do with this.


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