Aladdin (Guy Ritchie, 2019)

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Re: Aladdin (Guy Ritchie, 2019)

#26 Post by mfunk9786 » Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:52 pm

Remember when Madonna was with Guy Ritchie and the narrative around it was that she was with this wild, bad boy filmmaker?

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Re: Aladdin (Guy Ritchie, 2019)

#27 Post by tenia » Mon Feb 11, 2019 4:00 pm

mfunk9786 wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:52 pm
Remember when Madonna was with Guy Ritchie and the narrative around it was that she was with this wild, bad boy filmmaker?
I believe that even at that time, we knew he ractually just was a wild bad filmmaker. Especially after Swept Away.

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Re: Aladdin (Guy Ritchie, 2019)

#28 Post by black&huge » Mon Feb 11, 2019 4:18 pm

What in the fuck is going on with Hollywood these days? Guy Ritchie directing Will Smith as a crunchberry. Absolutely nothing makes sense.

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Re: Aladdin (Guy Ritchie, 2019)

#29 Post by swo17 » Mon Feb 11, 2019 4:27 pm

mfunk9786 wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:52 pm
Remember when Madonna was with Guy Ritchie and the narrative around it was that she was with this wild, bad boy filmmaker?
From the looks of this trailer, he has indeed been a very bad boy

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Re: Aladdin (Guy Ritchie, 2019)

#30 Post by willoneill » Mon Feb 11, 2019 4:29 pm

Arrow wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 12:31 pm
These pre-existing franchises remain the safest bet in Hollywood, though it could underperform compared to its live action reboot predecessors.
I think it will underperform, and then ultimately be forgotten once Rob Marshall's Little Mermaid arrives, which will probably do gangbusters.

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Re: Aladdin (Guy Ritchie, 2019)

#31 Post by domino harvey » Mon Feb 11, 2019 4:30 pm

There's two others this year that will take the edge of this one failing: Dumbo (which shockingly doesn't look terrible) and the Lion King, which will prob end up being the highest grossing film of all time

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Re: Aladdin (Guy Ritchie, 2019)

#32 Post by swo17 » Mon Feb 11, 2019 4:34 pm


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Re: Aladdin (Guy Ritchie, 2019)

#33 Post by DarkImbecile » Mon Feb 11, 2019 4:35 pm

That first one is fantastic

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Re: Aladdin (Guy Ritchie, 2019)

#34 Post by nitin » Mon Feb 11, 2019 5:43 pm

Didnt the trailer to Aquaman also get terrible reactions? I am not sure why you are all convinced this will tank.

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Re: Aladdin (Guy Ritchie, 2019)

#35 Post by Big Ben » Mon Feb 11, 2019 5:54 pm

nitin wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 5:43 pm
Didnt the trailer to Aquaman also get terrible reactions? I am not sure why you are all convinced this will tank.
Oh it could be a bomb ass movie but that doesn't mean this teaser wasn't totally bizarre in some aspects. Uncanny valley is very much a thing.

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Re: Aladdin (Guy Ritchie, 2019)

#36 Post by Never Cursed » Mon Feb 11, 2019 5:59 pm

Every frame of the Aquaman trailer was not so hideously wrong in the same way as the trailer for this.

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Re: Aladdin (Guy Ritchie, 2019)

#37 Post by Cameron Swift » Mon Feb 11, 2019 8:39 pm

While not a good barometer (or any kind of barometer) of success, the fact that the trailer has 48k dislikes over 34k likes on youtube has to have Disney worrying.

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