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Get woke, go broke: Hollywood gets burned by ‘Charlie’s Angels’ box office bomb

Get woke, go broke: Hollywood gets burned by ‘Charlie’s Angels’ box office bomb

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The new ‘Charlie’s Angels’ movie is more proof that vacuous and vapid woke feminist films are box office poison. Will Hollywood learn from this critical and financial failure? ‘Charlie’s Angels’, a reboot of the old 70’s TV show and the early 2000’s movies, that stars Kristen Stewart of Twilight fame, along with relative unknowns Naomi Scott and Ella Balinski, hit theaters last weekend with blockbuster ambitions and a defiant “girl power” message. Not surprisingly, the film opened with a resounding thud and fell decidedly flat with audiences as evidenced by its paltry $8.6 million box office. Elizabeth Banks, who wrote and directed the movie, unabashedly declared it to be a feminist enterprise filled with “sneaky feminist ideas.” Banks says of Charlie’s Angels, “One of the statements this movie makes is that you should probably believe women.” Comment: Perhaps the lesson for Banks is not to try and slip social justice activism into people’s popcorn entertainment. The films star,…
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