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Title: Movie Versions of TV Shows (Upcoming)
Post by: Neumatic on September 11, 2013, 10:47:46 am
SO GLAD someone else is finally making a stink about this:

Article on Film School Rejects: Why Do Fans Want Crappy Movies Of Their Favourite TV Shows? (http://www.filmschoolrejects.com/features/why-do-fans-want-crappy-movies-of-their-favorite-tv-shows.php)

The thrust of the article, and it's quick and well-worth reading, is

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But the bigger issue is that fans need to remove their thumbs from their mouths and learn how to let go. These days, nearly every show from Friends to Friday Night Lights has fans clamoring for a post-TV movie. But why risk corrupting your memories of enjoying a show the first time around with an attempt at recapturing lightning in a bottle?
Title: Re: Movie Versions of TV Shows (Upcoming)
Post by: Chiprocks1 on September 11, 2013, 11:24:35 am
Well this really applies only to shows that 'ran its course' and had a proper send off. But shows like Firefly and the upcoming Veronica Mars demanded that the series continue onward with movies because of the non-resolution to the series. It's a way to properly wrap up the series and if a movie is the only way to get it done, then so be it. Now take my money and keep the movies coming!
Title: Re: Movie Versions of TV Shows (Upcoming)
Post by: Chiprocks1 on September 11, 2013, 11:26:18 am
Can't and won't read the article due to the Spoiler Alerts and there are some series that I need to wrap up first and won't risk by reading it.