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Buckaroo Banzai
« on: May 16, 2016, 03:17:16 PM »

Well, apparently Kevin Smith is shopping around a Buckaroo Banzai  TV show around Hollywood right now.

http://io9.gizmodo.com/kevin-smith-is-making-an-adventures-of-buckaroo-banzai-1776882034

BB: Across the 8th Dimension wasn't the best film, but it was memorable, and it's got the potential to be an interesting TV show. If it gets made.


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Re: Buckaroo Banzai
« Reply #1 on: June 22, 2016, 07:31:58 PM »
I just hope it's about Buckaroo Banzai vs. the World Crime League. It's Kevin Smith, I am sure at the very least he wants to do this project justice.


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Re: Buckaroo Banzai
« Reply #2 on: June 23, 2016, 03:34:55 AM »
On his podcasts he's mentioned that the first season is meant to retell the story of the original film in an expanded way, and the second would be "vs the World Crime League."
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Re: Buckaroo Banzai
« Reply #3 on: June 23, 2016, 08:41:41 AM »
I remember not liking the movie at all. I should probably give it another chance. Maybe I just wasn't in the right mood at the time.



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Re: Buckaroo Banzai
« Reply #4 on: June 23, 2016, 09:29:40 AM »
I remember that movie being very dependant on the environment you watch it in. I watched it for the first time in the middle of the night on my own while suffering from insomnia and I enjoyed the hell out of it. A couple months later I showed it to a friend of mine and he obviously didn't appreciate it, so I couldn't remember what I even liked about it.
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Re: Buckaroo Banzai
« Reply #5 on: June 23, 2016, 12:33:34 PM »
I think it's a movie that you have to watch more than a few times to "get it".


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Re: Buckaroo Banzai
« Reply #6 on: June 26, 2016, 08:31:49 PM »

BB: Across the 8th Dimension wasn't the best film, but it was memorable, and it's got the potential to be an interesting TV show. If it gets made.

I always found the mythology of the movie much more interesting than the movie itself.


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Re: Buckaroo Banzai
« Reply #7 on: June 27, 2016, 01:07:02 AM »
Lithgow is spectacular in it for me
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Re: Buckaroo Banzai
« Reply #8 on: June 27, 2016, 08:27:54 PM »

BB: Across the 8th Dimension wasn't the best film, but it was memorable, and it's got the potential to be an interesting TV show. If it gets made.

I always found the mythology of the movie much more interesting than the movie itself.

This is a pretty good way of summarizing my general reaction. I do rather like many of the lines in the movie though.


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Re: Buckaroo Banzai
« Reply #9 on: June 28, 2016, 06:57:38 PM »
I love the whole bit where they say "Try an E-cypher", as opposed to a D-cypher. :P Am I remembering that right?