Hollywood still lacks imagination

Discussion in 'TV & Media' started by Nyotarules, Apr 9, 2021.

  1. Nyotarules

    Nyotarules Vice Admiral Moderator

    Jan 20, 2016
  2. Kai "the spy"

    Kai "the spy" Admiral Admiral

    Feb 7, 2011
    I'm not even supposed to be here today.
    Of course, people expect Superman's grandfather to look like a young Henry Cavill. His father can look like Russell Crowe, but his grandfather must look exactly like him.

    Even disregarding race, Johns' reasoning is ridiculous.
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  3. JirinPanthosa

    JirinPanthosa Admiral Admiral

    Nov 20, 2012
    We don’t know how genetics work for Superman’s race. Dark skin could be a recessive trait for him.

    Hollywood has plenty of imagination, just its marketing department rips it out and bashes it with a shovel until it stops moving.
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  4. Snaploud

    Snaploud Admiral Admiral

    Jul 5, 2001
    Rhode Island, USA
    Or perhaps Kryptonian skin tones change throughout their life cycles (white, black, green, pink, white again, etc).
  5. Serveaux

    Serveaux Boomer American Premium Member

    Dec 30, 2013
    Go die on that hill.
    Well, in that photo Page looks an awful lot like Cavil.
  6. Amaris

    Amaris Fleet Admiral Admiral

    Dec 25, 2002
    Hollywood doesn't lack imagination so much as its investors tend to lack a spine. They want surefire 100% hits that will appeal to the largest possible audience, which means as little "controversy" as possible. There's also the tried and true racism and white supremacy that still reigns in most corners of the corporate culture that makes up Hollywood's box office decision makers.

    Unrelated side note: Regé-Jean Page is a snack.
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