RE-REVIEW: The War of the Worlds - The New Gen.
I've waited nearly a whole year to get the DVD of this stage show, but it's finally paying off.
I said last December that Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of the Worlds: The New Generation tried way too hard to impress... but in the year that has passed, I matured and came to realise I was too harsh on it in my original review. It occurs to me that I wasn't really in the right mindset when I wrote it... and now this one's got a DVD release, I can finally see and hear it as it was meant to be. (I could've seen it in the cinema, but you know me and my fear of them..)
Now... the original album is already at the height of perfection, what with the 5.1 remaster... how is a remake going to improve it? Simple: it won't! Really, you've got to just... put the old generation aside for an hour or two so you can give this a chance. And so I did.
Besides, as it progresses it does get better, so to call it broken is unjustified. I'm going to be
REVIEW: NorthWho would have guessed that the director of A Few Good Men and The Princess Bride would end up making one of the worst movies of all time? You've only got to mention the plot and you're in trouble: a boy fantasizes about disowning his parents and roaming the Earth in search for ones more his ilk. He finds at least half a dozen stereotypes. I don't know whether this cast was designed by 1940's toon standards, or whether it's how North perceives them - or both - but it does lend itself to massive supplies of contrivance.
The film goes like this: North, who feels he doesn't relate to his parents, has a heart attack as his parents have a petty squabble at the dinner table. As he recovers in a department store, one of Bruce Willis' many forms mentions how baseball players can be free agents, which gets North fantasizing about ditching his biological parents. Somehow he manages it, and his colleague Winchell spreads the news in the papers, eventually spreading anarchy in the fo
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