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Another reason why I won't see the "Scooby Doo" sequel

Discussion in 'Visual Arts' started by Tyler, Jun 18, 2003.

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  1. Tyler

    Tyler Forum Resident Thread Starter

    Location:
    Hawaii
    The big-screen adaptation of Scooby Doo was one of the worst ideas ever. I dread the sequel even more thanks to this tidbit from billboard.com

    "American Idol" winner Ruben Studdard will appear as himself in next year's mystery-comedy "Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed." The cameo has already been shot. The crooner, who defeated rival Clay Aiken last month on the Fox talent contest, said he doesn't help Scooby and his gang solve the mystery. "I'm just in at the end of the movie. I'm having a party and singing in the end," he said.

    In the movie, Freddie Prinze Jr., Sarah Michelle Gellar, Matthew Lillard and Linda Cardellini confront an anonymous masked villain menacing the city of Coolsville with a machine that creates ghosts and monsters.

    As previously reported, Studdard's debut J Records single, "Flying Without Wings" / "Superstar," will debut tomorrow (June 19) at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100.
     
  2. Uncle Al

    Uncle Al Senior Member

    Location:
    Long Island, NY
    In my case, the list of reasons why I won't see this movie is pretty extensive, and ultimately, boring. The more compelling list would be readons WHY I should see it. I imagine it would also be quite a quick read.
     
  3. JohnG

    JohnG PROG Nation!

    The only reason to see it is because you have kids that need a day out from the house (rain). Other than that I wouldn't go see this type of crap.

    I'm dreading the new Rugrats movie. My kids of course want to see it, I'd rather have a root canal.
     
  4. Jimbo

    Jimbo Forum Hall Of Fame

    Location:
    Zero/Zero Island
    I laughed a lot during the first 15 mins. of the first Scooby Doo movie, but it went waaaaay downhill after that. They even found a way to make Rowan Atkinson NOT funny! That should be scientifically impossible!
     
  5. Tyler

    Tyler Forum Resident Thread Starter

    Location:
    Hawaii
    And miss the chance to hear a new Aerosmith song? :laugh:
    Sorry about your luck. Maybe you can bribe a baby sitter into taking them.
     
  6. Cliff

    Cliff Magic Carpet Man

    Location:
    Northern CA
    I liked the first movie. But, if I didn't have children, I would never have watched it. I'm sure I'll have to watch the sequel ;)
     
  7. Kym

    Kym Former Resident

    It's a sad state of affairs if movie studios are forking over millions of dollars to make movie remakes of old TV shows.

    Think about it – it's quite absurd. :sigh:
     
  8. Dan C

    Dan C Forum Fotographer

    Location:
    The West
    I saw the new Rugrats movie yesterday with my kids and I'd volunteer for root canal just to get my $20 back. :D

    I actually had a bit of fun at the first Scooby Doo movie for some reason. Must have been in a great mood or something. Doubt I'll see the new one, the kids are old enough to go by themselves if they insist on seeing it.

    Dan C
     
  9. chrischross

    chrischross New Member

    Location:
    Vancouver, WA
    Poor Matthew Lillard -- from SLC Punk! to this kind of dreck. Oh well, I'm sure the money is good:sigh:
     
  10. Ken_McAlinden

    Ken_McAlinden MichiGort Staff

    Location:
    Livonia, MI
    I'm still trolling for a reason that I rented the first one.

    Regards,
     
  11. Andrew

    Andrew Chairman of the Bored


    Sadly, not any more absurd than the money spent on films based upon old comic books.
     
  12. -=Rudy=-

    -=Rudy=- ♪♫♪♫♫♪♪♫♪♪ Staff

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    My girls didn't even like the first Scooby movie--someone rented it, and they were out playing about 15 minutes after it started. I don't even like Hanna-Barbera so it doesn't interest me.
     
  13. crazywater

    crazywater Dangerous Dreamer...

    Location:
    Rolesville, NC
    I have now watched this movie about 5 times since it came on cable and my 5 year old had me TiVo it and I must admit, I had no desire to see it when it was in the theaters, but after seeing on cable I did find it very funny and I thought all of the actors did a very good job capturing the feel of the cartoon, even Scooby Doo :laugh:

    So now I would be willing to go to the theater to see the sequel...Even with Ruben singing the theme...
     
  14. RDK

    RDK Active Member

    Location:
    Los Angeles, CA
    It's not absurd at all. The only reason film studios are "forking over the millions" to make such films is because the public forks over the millions to see them.

    I hated the first "Scooby Doo" (or at least the twenty minutes i saw of it), but it made a ton of movie.

    It's a business this Hollywood is. We don't go out of our way to make movies that lose money. :rolleyes:
     
  15. PMC7027

    PMC7027 Forum Hall Of Fame

    I didn't see the first one because my kids weren't interested. I'l pass on the second one as well.
     
  16. Michael

    Michael I LOVE WIDE S-T-E-R-E-O!

    I didn't even like the Cartoon.:laugh: And Ruben can't sing...but that don't matter anyway.:)
     
  17. Michael

    Michael I LOVE WIDE S-T-E-R-E-O!

    Yup, And the ones that were not there for the original time era, can veiw the remakes and get a modernized blast from the past...For us, nothing can replace or equal the original...:love:
     
  18. Ere

    Ere Senior Member

    Location:
    Silver Spring MD
    You need more than one?

    j/k
    :D

    Ken
     
  19. Dave

    Dave Esoteric Audio Research Specialist™

    Location:
    B.C.
    You too!:eek: I thought I was the only one who thought this.:)
     
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