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Greetings, my fellow port swillers!

The trailer for the third movie is up and it does little to allay the bad feeling I got when I first heard of this project.

It may surprise some friends of the decanter but the original Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure is one of Ol’ Robbo’s favorite movies.  It’s goofy and light-hearted and doesn’t take itself in the least seriously, and is still fun to pull out thirty years later.

Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey is a different kettle of fish.  It was plain that after the surprising success of the original the suits got hold of that one and tried to turn it into a blockbuster, resulting in a movie that was plodding, forced, and overly-reliant on special effects.

From what I see here, the suits are still in charge.  (In addition to having the look of the second film, in the clip it seems they’re just trying to reheat jokes from the original.)

Also, Winter and Reeves are too damn old to be acting like teenagers.  Keanu looks like his dentures are about to fall out.

And what are the odds of Digital Zombie George Carlin?

Bogus.

UPDATE:  I should have added the disclaimer that I hope I am completely wrong about this.

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