Re: [Girl Genius] Re: SKY CAPTAIN....
- On 1/1/04 12:00 AM, "e_hoffman" <e_hoffman@...> wrote:
> I've looked at the trailer several times and I am damn well lookingEric
> forward to it. One reason I looked at it more than once was something
> that caught my eye. The sequence of the robots flying to attack New York
> and the police officers firing their machine guns at them were
> definitely hommages to the Max Fleischer SUPERMAN cartoon MECHANICAL
> MONSTERS. Almost as if somebody had been watching that cartoon and used
> it as a model for some of the scenes. The robots that are in flight are
> almost dead ringers for the animated mechanical destruction machines!
> For me, it will be a wonderful harking back to the old days of the pulp
> heroes and the serials, etc., etc., etc.
Interesting. Definitely agree about the ³Mechanical Monsters².
What, they were too cheap to buy the license for Doc Savage?
I bet it¹s available at a bargain rate about now
and you know that today¹s CGI would make it a much better ³period² piece
than the 1975 attempt. <sigh>
They do not seem to have their own music ready yet.
The trailer featured soundtrack music from ³Stargate.²
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