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The rebooted Home Alone and it's as bad as it sounds

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So this is taking place in the same timeline?

It's pretty cool to see Buzz back but the movie really doesn't look good at all. The new kid isn't doing anything for me and the acting looks really bad. Wikipedia page says Buzz and Kevin are making cameo appearances and that's probably the only clips I'd watch.
 

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nkarafo

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Lol, where did they find this kid?

Zero charisma.
 
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Honestly I didn't think it seemed that bad, not gonna watch it but it seemed fine. Maybe that's just cause I've never watched the original though.
 

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Unpopular take but I think Home Alone 3 is pretty decent, it's just missing Kevin. The acting and the traps were all solid, and I liked the plot of them chasing the toy car with the chip. The new kid isn't even that bad either in that one.

I don't get the hate for 3rd movie either. If anything, it's better they went away from the whole Kevin thing unlike 4th disaster. 4th movie is downright cringe to watch.
 
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I'd love to see a remake that really leans into how truly fucked up these movies are; just really take that concept far. Like the kid gets into his brothers shrooms and cocaine stash instead of letting his tarantula loose.. gets totally blasted, tortures and murders the burglars that sort of thing.
 
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I don't get the hate for 3rd movie either. If anything, it's better they went away from the whole Kevin thing unlike 4th disaster. 4th movie is downright cringe to watch.
Yeah I don't remember much of the 4th film but didn't they try keeping Kevin McAllister whilst totally changing his family and everything. It was bizarre to watch.
 

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I'd say it looks meh. The kid was boring and seeing the mother over and over again in the trailer was weird.
 

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I watch the first two movies every year. The 2nd one is even better trap wise I think. They are such great movies.
Same. I’ve watched them basically every year since I saw them both in the theaters when I was a kid.
 

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Yeah I don't remember much of the 4th film but didn't they try keeping Kevin McAllister whilst totally changing his family and everything. It was bizarre to watch.
Yes, the family was reduced from 5 to 3 kids. And his parents were divorcing. That movie should be deleted from the history of cinema.
 

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Looks horrible lol.

They should have put that budget into another film idea:

Kevin (macaulay culkin) is now a 40 year old man with a son, and he accidently makes the same mistake his parents made - leaves his son at home while going on vacation. The son is also kind of mischievous and ends up facing off with burglars. Meanwhile, grown up Kevin is faced with his own funny problems has to go on his own little adventure to get back to his son, like his wallet/id/credit cards get stolen so he has to hitchhike and stuff. The film could take place in the span of like 3 days. But yeah, eventually he makes it back home and son destroys those burglars with traps.

 
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From casting to dialogue to acting to traps.. I am amazed how they managed to get it this bad. “Not your typical burglars” indeed. Why a couple for fuck sake. Why change the old 2 stupid guys formula.
 
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I'd love to see a remake that really leans into how truly fucked up these movies are; just really take that concept far. Like the kid gets into his brothers shrooms and cocaine stash instead of letting his tarantula loose.. gets totally blasted, tortures and murders the burglars that sort of thing.
My wife had a great idea to add to this.. fucked up on a week long mushroom trip, the new "Kevin" thinks his house is being broken into by demons after his soul.. he captures them, tortures them, eventually killing them. After he comes to, he realizes it was just his neighbors checking in on him as his parents had called them..

At some point during all of this as a gag the original burglars show up to rob the house, and see this kid torturing his neighbors and nope out.

Fuck I should write movies MAN.
 

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I look forward to the inevitable Spiderman, 80s Australian soap, country song, Liverpool and Spielberg crossover

No Way Home and Away Sweet Home Alamaba, ET Phone Home, You'll Never Walk Alone
 
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Looks cheap like a B movie ....the name is just a clickbait..without it nobody will care about it.
 

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wtf was that?? this looks so bad it makes tv movies on the hallmark channel look like masterpiece. So bad that Ellie Kemper would wish she was doing movie as blowjob girl.

Besides, the whole premise makes no sense in today's age because everyone has a fucking cell phone.
 
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