Rorschach wrote:'Aza, how long do you think the introductory content of Wall-E could have stood up for? I thought it was an interesting notion, but I doubt you could have made a feature-length movie of him collecting garbage.
I suppose at the end of the day, even the best filmmakers have to kowtow to audience expectation. Your more sophisticated palate is in the minority.
Well, the concept I was thinking of would probably be best suited to a short film (sorta like the film 9
), but you could pad it out by still introducing Eve or having Wall-E slowly finding various objects to help him piece together the fact that humanity is gone.
This is kinda where I like the production model often used in Japan, where a film/TV series is largely funded out of pocket by the studio making it, which means they're going to make what they
want to see, goddammit (I really couldn't see a film like Mind Game
being made under the American system)! Of course, some studios would prefer money, so they shamelessly create something tailored to the hardcore fans who are willing to pay $400 for a boxset. Tsundere character, preferably played by Rie Kugimiya? Check! Loli character? Check! Goth-loli character? Check! Moé elements? Check! Frequent nudity that's heavily censored in the TV airing so you have to pay the absurd price of the boxset in order to see it uncensored? Check!
Yeah, I'm a bitter bastard.
collegestudent22 wrote:He should be glad, I think, that it was just wacky adventure and cartoony villains. The most popular book currently is a poorly written, incredibly smutty Twilight fan fiction spread out over three so-called "novels", all released within the span of 9 months or so.
I was following you up until you said "Twilight fanfiction", I thought you were talking about the Twilight books themselves
Also, there's books that are heavily inspired by Twilight? That sounds positively horrifying!
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