Re: [barsoom] Re: Why a John Carter Movie is a Good idea.
- Hmmm I've seen Wings Honneamise and Nausica, Valleyof
the Wind. I dunno, seems too thoughtful and stately.
Nice imagery, but I just dunno....
Now, if you were going to go with a Japanese director
for John Carter, perhaps.... Takashi Miike. Go watch
Ichi the Killer and tell me I'm wrong.
The point is, I want a movie that kicks ass. I want a
movie that people will walk into and go 'holy crap, I
never even imagined anything like this.' and also go
'holy crap, I identify completely with JC.'
--- Saroda Mara <xenophile2002@...> wrote:
Foreign directers, huh? OK. How about Hideaki Anno?
And before anybody asks, yes, he has directed
I have no idea if he has ever read the books (they are
Japan, in Japanese). If he has, then I think maybe
he's our man.
Then again, maybe he could *become* a fan, if he just
hasn't had the
All other things being equal, I'd rather have a
director who is a
raving fan than one who is not. Then again, *I* am a
raving fan, and
trust me, you don't want me directing this film.
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- Yea, my concern is that he makes movies in 3 weeks.... - Jeff
On May 4, 2006, at 4:46 PM, Seth K. Deitch wrote:
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Den Valdron <dgvaldron@...> wrote:
> > Y'know, talking about Del Toro crystalized something
> > for me. It occurs to me that my lukewarm feelings
> > towards Favreau is because he's basically part of the
> > Hollywood system.
> > Most of the directors that I really like or think
> > might handle this tend to be foreign - Rodriguez and
> > Del Toro from Mexico,
> Wait a minute. Are we talking about Robert Rodriguez here? The guy who
> directed Dusk til Dawn? He's from Texas. I'll grant you that there
> have been days I *wished* it was another country.....
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