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Postby Liege-Killer » Tue Dec 02, 2008 5:10 pm

Here's some interesting reading on some movies that were planned but never actually got made.

Sounds like we dodged a bullet with Oliver Stone's Planet of the Apes. :lol:
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Postby Rakis » Wed Dec 03, 2008 12:10 am

Star Trek IV With Eddie Murphy... :shock:


"Fuck you, Kirk, you motha-fucka..."

:lol:
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Postby SandChigger » Wed Dec 03, 2008 12:23 am

:lol:

Ugh.

The last bit on "Jodorowsky's Dune" is interesting. My shallow impression is that it would have been quite frightful.

:?: :?: :?:
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Postby Rakis » Wed Dec 03, 2008 12:44 am

SandChigger wrote::lol:

Ugh.

The last bit on "Jodorowsky's Dune" is interesting. My shallow impression is that it would have been quite frightful.

:?: :?: :?:


As well as wanting to have Salvador Dalí as the Emperor, Alejandro Jodorowsky had other plans for the casting. Originally he wanted to play Leto Atreides himself, but changed his mind when he decided he'd be too busy with the rest of the movie. For Paul Atreides, he cast his son Brontis Jodorowsky. David Carradine was to play Liet Kynes, [or Leto Atreides] and Alejandro wanted Charlotte Rampling for Lady Jessica, but she turned the role down. Additional rumours place Orson Welles as the Baron Harkonnen and Gloria Swanson as Reverend Mother Gaius Helen Mohiam.


:shock:

Baron : Rosebud...

Piter: The name of a new sex slave, my baron?

Baron : WTF?
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Postby SandChigger » Wed Dec 03, 2008 1:11 am

:lol:
"Chancho...sometimes when you are a man...you wear stretchy pants...in your room...alone."

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Postby GamePlayer » Wed Dec 03, 2008 12:04 pm

That Batman by Aronofsky sounds awesomely fucked up. I'd definitely pay to see that. But I wouldn't sacrifice Nolan's two films to see it. Nolan is by far the better filmmaker (gets ready to rumble with any fellow dissenting film fans) and maintains almost all the right kind of Batman elements that still makes Batman who he is.

Stone's Planet of the Apes sounds awful and given that he hasn't made a good film in over a decade now, I think even Burton's disaster is preferable.
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Postby Omphalos » Wed Dec 03, 2008 1:26 pm

GamePlayer wrote:Nolan is by far the better filmmaker (gets ready to rumble with any fellow dissenting film fans) and maintains almost all the right kind of Batman elements that still makes Batman who he is.


Im with you on that one.
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Postby Rakis » Wed Dec 03, 2008 8:02 pm

But i liked Burton's disaster... :(

At the time, it was a new take on the genre and i think it fired up the making of superheroes movies...
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Postby tanzeelat » Fri Dec 05, 2008 4:58 am

I'd have watched the Jodorowsky Dune, although I'm fairly sure it would have born no resemblance to the book. Well, even less than resemblance than Lynch's version. But the idea of Paul Atriedes as some sort of El Topo like figure, and with a story to match, with production design by Chris Foss and Moebius. Absolute genius.
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