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Could Keanu Reeves Tackle Akira? - 6/5/2011 9:22:49 PM   
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RE: CANADAAAAAA I mean KAANEDAAAAA - 7/5/2011 1:04:47 AM   
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ORIGINAL: hemibell

I can't believe tripe like this gets greenlit. It will come out, then all the kids will think they're cool cos they've seen Akira and never heard of the original. Whenever a classic cult film gets remade, the original loses its pride in my opinion.



So whenever a remake emerges the original suddenly becomes worse? How ridiculous. Judging by your comments I'd say the opposite should be perceived and a remake should appear to make the original better.

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NOT AGAIN!!!! - 7/5/2011 1:16:42 AM   
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First Seven Samurai and now this! Has the US got it in for Japan? First Hiroshima, then the earthquake (see Haarp) and now Akira! FFFFFFFFFFFFUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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RE: Umm - 7/5/2011 2:52:00 PM   
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ORIGINAL: nickysklar

Isn't he a little old to be a teenage biker gang leader?


Maybe they'll de-age him... or he'll be a middle-aged teenage biker gang leader...

Are we really talking about the same Kaneda? The same Akira?

The one with themes of self-isolation, power and corruption which can only really effectively told from the point of view of a young protagonist, coming from a place of powerlessness, innocence and having a sense of unity and 'family', albeit a disfunctional extended one (the gang)?

The same story told with middle-aged men as the protagonist(s) would be an entirely different animal,
losing most, if not all, its power.

Keanu fucking Reeves?

Wake me up. This dream is silly.

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