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John Byrne
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Posted: November 14 2018 at 9:24pm | IP Logged | 1 post reply

TRAILER

Granted, youd pretty much have to be from Mars not to know that DUMBO is about a flying elephant, but isnt there something off about a trailer that shows him flying, then tries to build suspense over whether he can?

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Posted: November 14 2018 at 9:57pm | IP Logged | 2 post reply

Yeah, that was a bad call in editing the trailer.
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Posted: November 15 2018 at 11:42am | IP Logged | 3 post reply

I agree with you both.

The animated version is possibly my least favourite Disney movie ever - sorry! - so I can't imagine I'll be breaking any speed records to see this.

Is Disney intending to make live-action versions of all their cartoons?
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"From The Imagination of Tim Burton"... a remake of a movie that's almost 80 years old. He had the premise, the characters, the story all handed to him. How is this from his imagination??
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Id be more interested to see fully CG remakes of some of their recent animation. LILO AND STITCH, for instance.
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Isn't that actually being planned?
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Trailer is fine... Tim Burton doesn't bother me... but I am concerned about all the superfluous new characters, and a screenplay credit from the same guy who wrote three lousy TRANSFORMERS movies!  That's enough to give anybody pause about this one.



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https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.hollywoodreporter.com/amp/h eat-vision/lilo-stitch-live-action-disney-remake-works-11488 11
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Posted: November 15 2018 at 8:39pm | IP Logged | 10 post reply

Live action intrigues me less than full CG.
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The thing I always found amazing about Dumbo was that it was a feature film with a scant 60 minute running time. I might check out Tim Burton's take on it because I like his work, but I don't have any interest beyond that. 
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That run time is another red flag for me. At 2hrs 10min this is more than twice as long as the origin. I suspect a heaping helping of Peter Jackson style bloat will have oozed into the production.
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