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Old October 31st 08, 14:49   #4
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Re: JMS in movie re-write shocker !!

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Originally Posted by hypatia View Post
Odd, I'd think of Forbidden Planet as a film that was excellently acted in its day, but could seriously stand an updating. That is after all why it's such a funny movie: it's quite dated in its characterizations.
I think that like the original Trek, it has some of the values of its time, and for that reason alone should be left un-done. I also love the designs, effects and production values. For me, it would be like remaking Gone with the wind.
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