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Ghostbusters: Answer the Call Director Blames Poor Reception on 2016 Candidacy

Ghostbusters: Answer the Call Director Blames Poor Reception on 2016 Candidacy

Few movies have been as criticized for their perceived 'Wokeness' as Paul Feig's 2016 Ghostbusters: Answer the Call featuring an all-female cast. The filmmaker recently spoke to SiriusXM about his time spent on the project and weighed in on what he thought was the main reason why the movie was so widely panned.

"I think some really brilliant author...needs to write a book about 2016 and how intertwined we were with Hillary [Clinton] and the anti-Hillary movement. Everyone was at a boiling point. I don't know if it was having an African American president for eight years that they were teed up, they were just ready to explode. It's crazy how people got nuts about women trying to be empowered or be in positions they weren't normally in, and it was an ugly, ugly year."

It seems Paul Feig squarely blames the latent misogyny and anti-Hillary Clinton sentiment residing within

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