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Old 10-22-2021, 12:24 PM
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Default Butchering cult classics in our modern days

Now days more and more tv shows, movies are being made from cult books, comics, a ND game, but each time more and more of them just keep the basics of the main source the tittle and little else. The originality and work which turned them into cult classics killed in order to make em fit with the current political agenda.
If you please let me know some upcoming material butchered from the source
Here is the latest case :


Grendel by Matt Wagner.been following this comic since the late 80s . here is brief explanation of the original grendel( as it had many characters following the original steps).
Devil By Deed:The story begins with an extraordinarily gifted boy named Eddie. Because victory in his endeavors comes so easily, it all seems meaningless. In despair, he throws a world-championship fencing match and becomes romantically involved with Jocasta Rose, a trainer twice his age. When Jocasta dies, Eddie leaves behind his life and takes on two new identities: Hunter Rose, successful novelist and socialite, and Grendel, elegant costumed assassin and later crime boss. Grendel is hunted relentlessly by Argent, a several hundred year old Native American man-wolf cursed with a thirst for violence. Argent works with the police in an effort to turn his curse to good.

the comic is brutal sordid ruthless and isnt afraid of nothing from the start wich depict a kid falling in love with a adult women to how he become a monster murder.

Netflix is currently making it with 8 episodes run.and allready broke with all original motivations of the character . turning main character ethnic , and more.is feel free to post so we can avoid watching.

please if u are aware of more stuff and shows like th
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Old 10-22-2021, 12:26 PM
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Next move: make the Hulk trans
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Old 10-22-2021, 12:32 PM
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Hulk is kinda trans allegory if you think about it.
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Old 10-22-2021, 12:36 PM
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I have been watching FOUNDATION and I dont care if people think it butchers the classic, this show is friggen awesome!

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Old 10-22-2021, 12:48 PM
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Hulk is kinda trans allegory if you think about it.
I think we're all transitional specimens due to the effects of radiation and biochemical inputs on our organic carbon bodies.
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Old 10-22-2021, 12:50 PM
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Old 10-22-2021, 01:08 PM
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the ps2 era gta games are not cult classics
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Old 10-22-2021, 01:34 PM
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I read an article explaining why nostalgia is such an effective money making method for producers

It basically explained that even if the re-make is crap, it doesn’t matter, because due to nostalgia of the material enough people will consume the content to make it profitable, or to make the loss not as bad

For example, say you come up with an original idea for a movie. Your range of profits are from 0 (no one cares enough to check it out or hears about it) - maximum. But if you re-make something, your range of profits are like 20%-30% - maximum. Where the 20-30% profit are the people who check it out because of nostalgia for the subject material

This is why there’s so many shitty remakes. They can’t lose as badly as a new idea can lose, basically
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Old 10-22-2021, 01:37 PM
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This really smart scene from Mad Men also sort of touches on it:

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=
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Old 10-22-2021, 01:37 PM
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I read an article explaining why nostalgia is such an effective money making method for producers

It basically explained that even if the re-make is crap, it doesnít matter, because due to nostalgia of the material enough people will consume the content to make it profitable, or to make the loss not as bad

For example, say you come up with an original idea for a movie. Your range of profits are from 0 (no one cares enough to check it out or hears about it) - maximum. But if you re-make something, your range of profits are like 20%-30% - maximum. Where the 20-30% profit are the people who check it out because of nostalgia for the subject material

This is why thereís so many shitty remakes. They canít lose as badly as a new idea can lose, basically
They been doin this to the original Halloween movie for 40 years man
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