Entertainment Ghostbusters Opens To Empty Theaters

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  1. the G-man

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    Ghostbusters Opens To Empty Theaters

    Reports have begun spreading across Twitter that the opening of the new Ghostbusters reboot has opened to empty theaters across the country.

    The tweets began on the opening day of the Paul Feig-directed feminist blockbuster. Twitter users posted photos and videos of empty theaters with hashtags such as #EmptyScreening and #TicketSalesGoingWell.

    Given that whether or not the film will be released in China, a huge film market, has yet to be decided, the success of the 80s reboot is far from certain. Given the fan reaction to the film even before it’s release, with it becoming the most disliked video of all time on YouTube, Ghostbusters toys being moved to the clearance aisle before the film was even released and the accusatory and sexist marketing that was used to promote the film, the signs for Paul Feig’s feminist flick aren’t good.
    It's on track for $45 million opening weekend, but for a big budget "tentpole" flick, that's actually pretty lame.

    Yes, that three-day is a record for director Paul Feig and star Melissa McCarthy(easily beating the $39.1M opening of their B.O. high TheHeat), however, considering what Ghostbusters cost at $144M after rebates (and before an estimated $100M-plus global P&A), a number of rival sources consider anything in the $40M range to be a mediocre start for this reboot...there’s a dark cloud whether it will even see a profit.

    My prediction: They'll declare "victory" over the "the haters," and say there will be a sequel someday, but (like Green Lantern) they'll quietly drop the plan and eventually announce "another film in the Ghostbusters universe," where (for example), Chris Pratt, Kevin Hart and a few other guys are working out of a GB "branch" office or something.
     
  2. R.P. McMurphy

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    Rupert Pupkin That Ass is Attached to Daniela Lopez Gold

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    3,963 theaters and probably 6,000 screens. No surprise that there are parts of the country ignoring this movie.
     
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    Rupert Pupkin That Ass is Attached to Daniela Lopez Gold

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    Wood Yi wins the weekend with $71,000 per screen (5 screens) for "Cafe Society"......never heard of it until 5 minutes ago.

    http://www.forbes.com/sites/scottme...ety-earns-114k-in-five-theaters/#291fde5ae2f5

    The major platform debut this weekend was the Amazon Studios/Lions Gate Entertainment release of Woody Allen’s Café Society. The 1930’s-set romance earned mostly decent reviews and made $114,500 on Friday for a likely $325k opening weekend for a whopping $65k per-location-average. That’s not a record for Allen, but it’s up there on the list and easily the top per-location-average thus far in 2016.
     
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    Star Trek and a new Ice Age movie will be out next week. Feminist Ghostbusters is FINISHED.

    They don't have the nostalgia market to themselves for another weekend, that's awful. The studio honchos made a poor choice to put that movie in the Sunmer instead of earlier in the year.
     
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    I don't understand why we are so interested in this film tanking. WGAS WGAF?
     
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    Shhhhhh.


    Men are talking. :fil:
     
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    But you're talking about nothing. Why is this a thing to talk about? They aren't even hot ghost busters. :dontknow:
     
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    Didn't like the first one. No interest in this. Who thought the first was so great? Seemed stupid with lame special effects to me the one time I saw it. Not funny.
     
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    There's only one way I would be able to watch that giant steaming turd...

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    the press is so covering up for this POS its really a joke
     
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    This was supposed to be the groundbreaking movie where we finally have to admit that "Women Are Funny".

    Predictably, this did not happen.

    I would have gone to the movie if the female Ghostbusters were Tan Mom, Crazy Alice, Wendy the Retard, and Underdog Lady.
     
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    thats not fair
    there are a lot of empty seats because moviegoers are leaning in together
     
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    the headlines are all about how the second week numbers are more important than the first week and that the movie is tanking not because of the hilaroius females but because the male writers and male directors
     
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    you can put the medicine in the pudding but you cant make us swallow it
     
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