When Does Nostalgia Go Too Far? Weighing ‘Star Trek’ and ‘Ghostbusters’ with Drew McWeeny

07.18.16 1 year ago

On today's Check In, we chat with HitFix film critic Drew McWeeny about the current wave of reboots.  Both the upcoming Star Trek Beyond and Ghostbusters films have been hobbled at every step of their journeys by the suffocating and contradictory demands of their fans,.

How have these two films, born of nostalgia, navigated their terms of fan-endearment?   Can the standards of their fans ever be satisfied?  And ultimately, does all this build-up backlash and hype mean anything in the end anyway?

Hear our thoughts in the video below on today's episode of The Check In.

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