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The Director's Chair => The Director's Chair => Topic started by: Tiff on May 02, 2003, 07:58:51 AM

Title: brave new world to a movie
Post by: Tiff on May 02, 2003, 07:58:51 AM
If someone direct the movie of brave new world, who would you prefer to do it?
Title: brave new world to a movie
Post by: Sigur Rós on May 02, 2003, 08:28:34 AM
Aldous Huxly?
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Post by: Tiff on May 02, 2003, 08:37:11 AM
i meant a director...who has established a certain style
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Post by: Sigur Rós on May 02, 2003, 08:43:02 AM
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Aldous Huxly?


Yeah, but Aldous Huxly wrote the book rite?
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Post by: Ghostboy on May 02, 2003, 08:44:22 AM
Yeah, that's the guy. And if someone turned it into a movie, I'd like that someone to be me, because I love the book. But it's already been turned into a movie two or three times, all unseen by me.
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Post by: Sigur Rós on May 02, 2003, 08:57:07 AM
I red the book it's great. It's shame Kubrick is dead that would have been cool! Maybe Crowe should do it......he seems to have a secret passion for sci-fi!
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Post by: russiasusha on May 07, 2003, 04:10:54 AM
yeah, Crowe
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Post by: dufresne on May 07, 2003, 11:02:01 PM
the Coen Bros.  

seriously.
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Post by: Mellow Fellow on May 08, 2003, 01:55:12 PM
i'd rather adapt huxley's 'island' its much groovier, and is one of the books where i get all the inside jokes. (thank you moksha and oliloqui)
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Post by: godardian on May 08, 2003, 02:07:14 PM
Since Brave New World is a terrible, terrible book- moralistic and simple-minded and conservative in the worst way- I'd say give it to the Coen Bros. They'd find the crazed humor in it and make a movie that could not but be better than that wildly overrated book. Or Godard, if he would deign to do it. Someone not known for giving their "based upons" a literal interpretation.

I've never seen the film version of 1984, a much better novel... has anyone? What's the verdict? Doesn't seem anyone's too excited by it, but I haven't heard too many people hating it, either.
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Post by: Sleuth on May 08, 2003, 02:11:09 PM
I haven't seen a 1984 adaptation, but I have seen a BNW that was fairly recent (with Leonard Nimoy).  It was so terrible

so

so

  terrible
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Post by: MacGuffin on May 08, 2003, 02:11:24 PM
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I've never seen the film version of 1984, a much better novel... has anyone? What's the verdict? Doesn't seem anyone's too excited by it, but I haven't heard too many people hating it, either.


http://xixax.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=937
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Post by: godardian on May 08, 2003, 02:40:18 PM
Ah... thanks.
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Post by: ShanghaiOrange on May 08, 2003, 04:08:35 PM
I didn't like a Brave New World. I think the major problem with it is that the world it depicts doesn't seem all that bad. :(

I liked to see a movie made from A Canticle for Leibowitz. It would kick ass if Scorcese did it. :(