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

Lanrutcon

Member
From previous post:

Opportunity:
I spend my days working hard, i save money. I sent my kid to good school i paid for.
Someone else drinks all his money and instead of working hard he is lazy. He doesn't have money to send his kid to good school.

It is obvious that my kid opportunity is something that is just.
By your account that kid should have exact same opportunity as mine. Which is clearly unjust.

No, it's clearly not. It's not the kid's fault his dad is a loser. You're saying a kid who's done nothing wrong shouldn't be allowed the opportunity to educate himself, and be a better man than his father. That kid has, at minimum, a right to education.
 

GreyHorace

Member
That's completely false, woke people are in love of being woke and they are going to tell you how woke they are.
It's like he's blind to the fact that a lot of Hollywood celebrities in the past four years have been screeching how much they hate Trump and his supporters. No wonder Ricky Gervais told them to shut it.
 

ruvikx

Banned
So is having strong women as main characters in a movie propaganda now?

When the sole reason that "strong woman" exists is to race & gender swap the franchise previous main character because they want a woman in charge, then yes, it is propaganda. It would be like killing off Wonder Woman & making Wonder Man take her place. I imagine the role reversal would not be met with "women who dislike this are all fragile bitches!", but with a "u motherfucking sexist misogynist alt-right fascist incel pigs how dare you!" (insert Greta face).

Naturally I could just respond with a "oh so a movie with a strong male character is propaganda now?", but it would be entirely dishonest considering the intent behind the gender swap. Terminator Dark Fate is a bad joke.
 
Bad Boys for Life opens with 23M Thursday + Friday, that's huge


I guess that invalidates SJW argument of 'No one asks for ......[insert old franchise]....' that they used for Terminator and Charlies Angels flops, because no one asked for BBfL also, but this proves if it's normal fun movie with no woke agenda behind it, audience are all for it
 

cryptoadam

Banned
Bad Boys for Life opens with 23M Thursday + Friday, that's huge


I guess that invalidates SJW argument of 'No one asks for ......[insert old franchise]....' that they used for Terminator and Charlies Angels flops, because no one asked for BBfL also, but this proves if it's normal fun movie with no woke agenda behind it, audience are all for it

Was going to post this.

BB4L didn't decide it needs to gender swap the main characters. Didn't need to add gays or trans into it. As far as I can tell no ORANGE MAN BAD or OPEN BORDERS GOOD messages.
 

Papa

Banned
What should happen now is for the mature capitalist societies to peacefully transition into socialism as Asia (China) takes on the grunt work of creating wealth to feed the system. But the dick egos are strong on both sides...

 
Is it possible to make a woke movie that is also good? I can't think of one, but I don't see why it has to be impossible. You'd think they'd accidentally make one at some point. Maybe I'm just missing it?
 

Kreen101

Member
Was going to post this.

BB4L didn't decide it needs to gender swap the main characters. Didn't need to add gays or trans into it. As far as I can tell no ORANGE MAN BAD or OPEN BORDERS GOOD messages.

Is the Bad Boys audience mostly black? Do black people actually care about the woke agenda, or is woke more of a liberal-white-guilt thing?
 

StreetsofBeige

Gold Member
Terminator Dark Fate was worse than I thought it would be, i.e. it's literally a propaganda movie. There are no themes, no morality tale, nothing which made the first 2 movies have more substance & meaning, no, its sole reason for existing was "kill John Connor & make midget Mexican girl new woke badass leader of resistance".

There was no point to any of it, no actual reason for any of it except that one primary plot objective. Who the fuck is "legion", why was there another judgement day? What the hell is even going on? (& why does Schwarzenegger now change diapers, literally?). None of it is given any context or purpose because the sole reason the movie was made was to "correct" the wrong race & gender of the future resistance leader with the woke 2019 politically correct one.

Oh & the special effects were also really bad, with the jumping physics of the bad Terminator particularly "Van Helsing 2004 esque".
And also the most forgettable and boring evil Terminator ever.

The villain is supposed to be the most interesting, cool, and evil. Not here.
 

Gargus

Banned
Is it possible to make a woke movie that is also good? I can't think of one, but I don't see why it has to be impossible. You'd think they'd accidentally make one at some point. Maybe I'm just missing it?

Before I get too far, what would consider a woke movie to be? The term is still fairly new to me so I wanted to clairfy.
 

Spukc

Gold Member
Considering the last terminator woke 🤣

What an utter shit bag tier edge lort comment that is 👍👍👍

Terminator 2 was girlpower as fuck 👮‍♂️🚔👮‍♂️


She prolly has bigger balls then most men 👍

Go hate on that forced star wars sheit or captain minge but don't hate on terminator.
 

DeafTourette

Older than air but younger than the foundations of the earth
Is the Bad Boys audience mostly black? Do black people actually care about the woke agenda, or is woke more of a liberal-white-guilt thing?

BB is EVERYONE...not a mostly black audience. Lots of fans on here who are white or non-black.
 

GreyHorace

Member
Considering the last terminator woke 🤣

What an utter shit bag tier edge lort comment that is 👍👍👍

Terminator 2 was girlpower as fuck 👮‍♂️🚔👮‍♂️


She prolly has bigger balls then most men 👍

Go hate on that forced star wars sheit or captain minge but don't hate on terminator.
What makes T2 work is that Sarah Connor's new badass status came at a cost. Sure, she's no longer the damsel in distress that she was in the first movie. But her obsession and paranoia over the dark future she knows is coming has cost her her relationship with her son. It drives her to almost murder Miles Dyson in front of his own family and she only relents when she realizes that she's become what she despises. Her whole arc in the movie is about finding her humanity again.

James Cameron has gone on record saying that he was shocked that women consider her a role model, when she wasn't meant to be that.
 
Before I get too far, what would consider a woke movie to be? The term is still fairly new to me so I wanted to clairfy.

Woke movie is movie with any ‘progressive /SJW agenda’ (feminism, LGBTQ, social issues, etc) and ‘White Men = Bad’ is a plus and chances are the bad guys are white
 
Considering the last terminator woke 🤣

What an utter shit bag tier edge lort comment that is 👍👍👍

Terminator 2 was girlpower as fuck 👮‍♂️🚔👮‍♂️


She prolly has bigger balls then most men 👍

Go hate on that forced star wars sheit or captain minge but don't hate on terminator.

Woke didn’t exist pre-2010s, if it did, we wouldn’t get glorious comedy show like the Seinfeld.
 
Bad Boys for Life opens with 23M Thursday + Friday, that's huge


I guess that invalidates SJW argument of 'No one asks for ......[insert old franchise]....' that they used for Terminator and Charlies Angels flops, because no one asked for BBfL also, but this proves if it's normal fun movie with no woke agenda behind it, audience are all for it

actually they even have in the trailers the two main characters (black obviously) fighting the KKK - quite prominently. So in a small way it has elements of the current cultural zeitgeist in America- but it plays it solidly (well from reviews and box office) rather than just trying to score some points.

I don’t think Charlie’s angels was too woke- I just think it was bad and no one wanted it too. Terminator hasn’t had a good movie in decades. But also both tried to use the media to score some points and it didn’t work.

Again, black panther and captain marvel are “woke “ according to half this forum and they have made more than every other film in this topic out together soooo
 

Gargus

Banned
Woke movie is movie with any ‘progressive /SJW agenda’ (feminism, LGBTQ, social issues, etc) and ‘White Men = Bad’ is a plus and chances are the bad guys are white

What's wrong with all the movies with that stuff we have had for a long time now? There are plenty I like I guess because it wasnt an agenda, it was just a part of the movie is all and not the point of the movie.

Jesus feminism movies with the tough chics alone have been around for a long damn time. Alien was a huge one and even back in the 30s women like Greta garbo did movies where she was tough and in control and hell even dressed like a man. In the 60s to the 70s we saw hundreds of exploitation movies with tough ass chics.

Gay characters have been around for a long damn time even back in the 30s when movies started introducing more "shocking" content to drives sales like hookers, violence and homosexuals. Granted it was subdued somewhat but didnt take long for it to become bigger.

All of those have been around for a long time. It's like people seem to think these things need to be forced into movies when they have been there all along, but they werent there hitting you in the head with a hammer which made them perfectly fine. Soon as you start pushing social issues on people bluntly in movies they will tune out. Just like I did. When masters of horror was airing i watched an episode where dead American soldiers were coming back to life as zombies to exercise their right to vote, i never finished that episode and never watched another one after that.
 
What's wrong with all the movies with that stuff we have had for a long time now? There are plenty I like I guess because it wasnt an agenda, it was just a part of the movie is all and not the point of the movie.

Jesus feminism movies with the tough chics alone have been around for a long damn time. Alien was a huge one and even back in the 30s women like Greta garbo did movies where she was tough and in control and hell even dressed like a man. In the 60s to the 70s we saw hundreds of exploitation movies with tough ass chics.

Gay characters have been around for a long damn time even back in the 30s when movies started introducing more "shocking" content to drives sales like hookers, violence and homosexuals. Granted it was subdued somewhat but didnt take long for it to become bigger.

All of those have been around for a long time. It's like people seem to think these things need to be forced into movies when they have been there all along, but they werent there hitting you in the head with a hammer which made them perfectly fine. Soon as you start pushing social issues on people bluntly in movies they will tune out. Just like I did. When masters of horror was airing i watched an episode where dead American soldiers were coming back to life as zombies to exercise their right to vote, i never finished that episode and never watched another one after that.

I said in my previous post, woke culture didn’t exist pre-2010s. Seinfeld show broke every single SJW/woke rules, and yet it was the most popular show in 90s
 

cryptoadam

Banned
What makes T2 work is that Sarah Connor's new badass status came at a cost. Sure, she's no longer the damsel in distress that she was in the first movie. But her obsession and paranoia over the dark future she knows is coming has cost her her relationship with her son. It drives her to almost murder Miles Dyson in front of his own family and she only relents when she realizes that she's become what she despises. Her whole arc in the movie is about finding her humanity again.

James Cameron has gone on record saying that he was shocked that women consider her a role model, when she wasn't meant to be that.

Also the main theme of the movie is the need of fathers in a boys life. John goes from a little shit to someone who could be the leader of a resistance thanks to the father figure Arnie provides. Sarah even monlogues about it.
 
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