"Blue, you blatant sexist!" (That's Pickleope von Pickleopeland talking...)
"Can't a girl be as good as a guy?!"
Well, I guess that particular question is exactly why I hate the new Girlbusters movie. Why would women want to imitate guys and prove they can 'do it' too? It's so not cool. Look... we've seen meh Supergirl (1984) the movie, meh She-Hulk in comic book land, meh Spider-Woman (mind the hyphen), meh Batwoman (and why is there no hyphen) and, well, Batgirl. Are you telling me that now we need a bunch of female Ghostbusters too? Really?
Make no mistake, I know said female counterparts were created by geeky mouse-fiddling men with ulterior motives like "hubba-hubba check out those green racks and now I need to ahem 'pee.'" But they were also uninspiredly created because, at the time, there was a gap, niche and hug hole in the market for unappealing female duplicates, not to mention the fact that doing so was the right slash 'modern' thing to do.
Hey, while I'm scribbling this down, I'm having a brainwave, a full-blown epiphany: men are idiots. (Say it ain't so!) Yes, men are to blame and no one else. They uncreatively created Supergirl (how original). They have also been the unrivaled rulers of the movie business for a century, heck the world (even in 2016), and they can't even do a better job than to simply copy paste my male heroes (woops and now their anatomy is somewhat different)?
Okay, but Melissa McCarthy and Company still agreed to do this movie. Yes, this movie. No one forced them or so my spies tell me. They — McCarthy and Company — said, "Hey, we can do it all over again with better special effects, a better sense of humor and more porn. Destruction porn. You don't want to see The Cat's favorite actress, Melissa Dear, in adulty (new word) compromising positions involving huge protein packs (delete delete proton packs) and lots of yucky let's get lucky icky sticky stuff.
So now I'm wondering — and maybe you too (irrespective of your gender)... Are McCarthy et al (1) retarded, thinking that replacing "Do-Re-Egon!" and Additional Hired Hand Guy is the modern thing to do while clearly they are nothing but a bunch of cash-grabbing male-dominated studio executives' puppets; (b) retarded, thinking that replacing "Do-Re-Egon!" is a positive statement; (c) or smart... because of the, you know, ka-ka-ka-ka-ching?
"Blue, you unabashedly blatant sexist, you!"
"Don't you have anything positive to say about the new and improved Girlbusters?"
Okay, Dezz, let's end this post on a high note. I'm happy as BEEP! that the new all-female re-imagined then rebooted ghost-catching cast are each of them fairly ugly. At least they are consistent, doing their copycat business. Yes, it pleases me that the new chocolate-craving "Do-Re-Egon" lookalikes (and Additional Hired Hand) are basically ugly as duck. Why? Because I wouldn't want those ladies to be seen as sleek sex objects like Supergirl, She-Hulk check-out-my-green-rack-and-all, Spider-Woman, Batwoman and, well, Batgirl. Nope, much to my relief, the studio executives made one non-sexist politically-sound decision: "We need those chicks to be ugly as..." That's when the big expensive door closed and my spies didn't hear the final word. Your guess is as good as mine.
I think what we need is four lepers to play the next Ghostbusters. No... four midgets.... No four studio executives. Wait... four Mexicans minus stereotypical sombreros. Well, why not? You're not racist, are you? Do you see my point?
Yes, you may respond.
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|Happy birthday, Blue, and lighten up, will ya.|