Gigi wrote:What do you think about the possible Oliver! movie remake? I haven't seen the older movie version, was it from '68? I wonder what they'd want to do differently with the remake.
Rachel wrote:Wicked's been talked about for a long time, but I'm slightly hesitant about it, and I'm not really sure why. My first thought was that so many songs are aimed at the audience, but that happens with Les Mis too, and actually, are just soliloquies.
There's just something inherently stage-y about it, not like RENT or Les Mis where it seems like it'd work as a movie as well. Defying Gravity just wouldn't feel the same, nor would no one mourns the Wicked. That's pretty weak reasoning, though.
Something about it just strikes me as a bad idea.
While i'd love a better film of The Sound of Music (personal taste: the marionettes drive me up a wall, also that opening scene MAKES NO SENSE in the lyrics since it's supposed to be dusk), Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer are iconic; I'm not sure anyone could get out from under that.
Rachel wrote:The current Grease is iconic, though.
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