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Owen1120
Owen1120
Wed, Sep 21, 2016 12:44am

In the context of the movie, wouldn’t you not want to leave your stomach or legs exposed in the jungle? You could get mosquito bites or cuts. Hollywood baffles me.

Nathan
Nathan
Wed, Sep 21, 2016 1:16am

Hey maybe it makes sense in context, like, maybe she breaths through her skin. You should be ashamed for assuming anything MaryAnn.

Really though, someone needs to press them on this. I want to hear their justification.

MaryAnn Johanson
reply to  Nathan
Thu, Sep 22, 2016 8:31am

I am 1000 percent sure that no one involved in making this movie looked at this and saw anything wrong with it.

Danielm80
Danielm80
reply to  MaryAnn Johanson
Thu, Sep 22, 2016 11:57am

I liked the Movie Waffler’s comment on Twitter:

Why does the JUMANJI remake look like a porn parody?

Jurgan
Wed, Sep 21, 2016 5:10am

Oh, what the fuck?

CParis
CParis
Fri, Sep 23, 2016 4:53am

This is a kids’ movie. Why do they need the sexy explorer chick outfit for the sole female character, while the men looked reasonably dressed for the jungle. Not a good message to the youths.

David_Conner
David_Conner
Sat, Sep 24, 2016 3:34pm

This is either devil’s advocacy or wishful thinking on my part, but is it possible the costuming is intentional and commented-on in-movie? That Dwayne, Karen, and the other two are dressed the way they are because they’ve been sucked into the world of the game, and that’s what the stereotypical game characters wear? Like if you were transported into the game of Clue as Colonel Mustard and Miss Scarlet, you’d be wearing a monocle and a slinky evening gown?

Though thinking about it, it’d be funnier for the characters to have their characters and outfits switched. It’s not like an appropriately-sized version of what Karen Gillan’s wearing would be skimpier than stuff Dwayne Johnson’s worn for most of his professional career.

MaryAnn Johanson
reply to  David_Conner
Sat, Sep 24, 2016 10:38pm

Sure, it’s *ironic* sexism!

If it is, as always, it’s impossible to distinguish it from authentic sexism.

RogerBW
RogerBW
Tue, Sep 27, 2016 3:29pm

I may not think much of Gillan as an actress, but she deserves better than this.