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Re: One Good Thing. One Bad Thing.
« Reply #20 on: November 20, 2009, 12:51:19 PM »
Direct to DVD

Good: Many of the films released (Trick'r'Treat) are just great films that couldn't get the proper support

Bad: Most film aren't in that "Good" category


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Re: One Good Thing. One Bad Thing.
« Reply #21 on: November 20, 2009, 03:06:06 PM »
CGI:

Good: Allows filmmakers to do things that haven't/couldn't be done before.

Bad: They use it as a crutch instead of a tool.


Book adaptations.
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Re: One Good Thing. One Bad Thing.
« Reply #22 on: November 20, 2009, 03:43:14 PM »
Book Adaptations

Good: A good story is a good story

Bad: filmmakers are often too worried about getting the entire plot in and foresake the quality of the film itsef


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Re: One Good Thing. One Bad Thing.
« Reply #23 on: November 20, 2009, 04:07:15 PM »
PT Anderson

Good thing: He loves his actors.
Bad thing: He loves his actors.


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Re: One Good Thing. One Bad Thing.
« Reply #24 on: November 20, 2009, 04:08:40 PM »
PT Anderson

Good thing: He loves his actors.
Bad thing: He loves his actors.


3-D

Good Thing: It can make some awful movies into a fun experience
Bad Thing: It's a completely unnecessary and superfluous technique that has yet to really add to any film

Werner Herzog

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Re: One Good Thing. One Bad Thing.
« Reply #25 on: November 20, 2009, 04:16:01 PM »
Werner Herzog

Good: Werner Herzog
Bad: Nothing


Michael Eisner
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Re: One Good Thing. One Bad Thing.
« Reply #26 on: November 20, 2009, 05:11:51 PM »
Werner Herzog

Good: Werner Herzog
Bad: Nothing


Michael Eisner
I call foul on this.  If you take the topic, your majesty, you have to come up with one thing for each.  One Good.  One Bad.  Dems the rules.

I'll cover...

Good: He has a unique relationship with nature that's fascinating to explore in both fiction and documentary form.
Bad: He's off too intrusive and will (*cough) unknowingly (*cough*) make himself a direct focus on the film.

(That was Herzog, not Eisner.)

So now, it's Michael Eisner.
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Re: One Good Thing. One Bad Thing.
« Reply #27 on: November 20, 2009, 05:31:21 PM »
Michael Eisner

Good: oversaw the revitalisation of the animation output of Disney from the Little Mermaid on.

Bad: oversaw the mega-expansion of the Disney corporation into the all-encompassing behemoth it is today.

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Re: One Good Thing. One Bad Thing.
« Reply #28 on: November 20, 2009, 05:32:43 PM »
Good: Puts a worldwide spotlight on film for one day

Bad: Is so out of touch with what constitutes film that at this point every award they give out is a joke

David Cronenberg

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Re: One Good Thing. One Bad Thing.
« Reply #29 on: November 20, 2009, 05:51:13 PM »
Bad: Is so out of touch with what constitutes film that at this point every award they give out is a joke
Hey! They keep denying Dreamworks [yes, except for Shrek] etc the Animation Award in favour of Pixar or Miyazaki... so that's a good thing. Isn't it?