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Saturday, February 4, 2012

Hey You Keep Your Damn Hands Off Her! FilmSnork Bad Idea #3 - Tampering with Back to the Future

If you guys ever have kids and one of them when he's sixty-one years old disgraces this film with a Broadway musical... DON't go easy on him.
They found me, I don't know how but they found me.  Run for it Marty! And Doc Brown, and Biff, Lorraine, George, Skinner and even you Huey Lewis.  Just run.  I don't know how, but somehow Hollywood has found a way into my heart, my soul, my core.  It is not a new thing for Hollywood to produce unnecessary remakes it has been going on for year  - this time they crossed the line.  Not only are they remaking a film, a film which happens to be be my favorite film of all-time "Back to the Future," they are bringing it to Broadway... AS A MUSICAL.  Great Scott!

According to the Huffington Post, "a representative for writer and director Robert Zemeckis confirmed to The Huffington Post that Zemeckis, co-writer Bob Gale and composer Alan Silvestri are engaged in preliminary creative discussions about the possibility of bringing "Back to the Future" to Broadway."

The Huffington Post also notes that other films that have or are currently being converted into stage productions are  "Newsies," "Ghost," "Big Fish," "Austin Powers," "Rocky," "The Goonies," and "Dave."

The worst part about this is that Rober Zemeckis is not only on board with it, his is the driving force behind the Broadway venture.  Robert, you are supposed to protect BTTF, you are supposed to be the guardian at the gate; instead you are pimping it out like a street whore and your street of choice Broadway.  Have you no shame?  I understand that your directing career reached its pinnacle with BTTF, but isn't that more reason to protect it, not desecrate it.

As more information becomes available I will expand on this article.  Look for updates.  Until then, voice your opinion and enjoy the following FilmSnork production.

In the spirit of Hollywood (and now Broadway) remakes I have decided to write my own reinvention of BTTF, but in this version Doc uses his time machine to find Robert Zemekis' parents to try to stop this terrible idea from taking flight.

Docs: Mr and Mrs Zemekis you have to come with back to the future.
Mr. Zemekis Sr.:  What's going on Doc?  Does something happen to us?

Doc:  You turn out fine it is your kid, something has got to be done about your kid!
Mr Zemekis Sr.:  Does something to him?  Does he turn into an asshole or something?
Doc: Yes.  Yes he does.

1 comment:

Michael said...

I guess its better than them remaking the movie itself. I hope that NEVER comes around, even though MJF said he'd love to see it.....I don't want to see it.

As for the musical, given good reviews, i'd like to see it. If its a bastardization of my favorite movie ever, I will have nothing to do with it. Hell, I might even protest the damn thing!

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