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Old 09-23-2013, 10:23 AM   #37
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Default Re: David S. Goyer IS the Script Writer! - Part 1

Originally Posted by The Question View Post
I'd argue that you can't really do that effectively, because the public perception of men and the public perception of women aren't equal.
Yeah probably. Probably that's why 300 was a such phenomenon a global box office blockbuster smash and Sucker Punch tanked. Also maybe helped by the fact that 300 is actually a great film and Sucker Punch is merely a film with potential.
Originally Posted by The Question View Post
Please elaborate.
I think 300, Watchmen and Sucket Punch were extremely lurid unhinged films, and I like that. We don't see much of that today, films are safe, whereas these films swung for the fences, they were perverse, absurd, with wild invention and imagination.

I think not many people are bring such unadulterated vision to the screen these days. Maybe Lars von Trier is one and he obviously is working in a completely different register.

But I think such film-makers are doing something what not many film-makers are doing or can do.

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