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Old 09-25-2021, 11:23 PM   #847
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Originally Posted by Leo656 View Post
As to whether those reinvented versions will "Pay respect to what has come before"... by definition, the very idea of "total reinvention" cancels out that possibility. A reinvention suggests, or sometimes even outright states, "My New Ideas are way better than your crappy Old Ideas." Whether true or not, that smacks of disrespect. A reinvention cannot by definition pay respect to what came before because it assumes - rightly or wrongly - that it's doing something Right that the previous one did Wrong.
To me there is no right or wrong way to depict any fictional character, because everybody has there own view on them. Take Peter Pan for example, Remember the 90's cartoon that aired on Fox? It was way different than the Disney movie for obvious reasons and there have been other animated adaptations since with varying degrees of staying close to the original novel. As far as I know, the only time people were in an uproar over a remake was when they white-washed Tiger Lily.
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