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1st Dec '16 1:39:26 PM JoeMerl
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* Anything Creator/TimBurton touches turns quirky. This doesn't really apply to movies like ''Film/CharlieAndTheChocolateFactory'' or ''Film/AliceInWonderland2010'', on account of the source material's pre-existing quirkiness, but definitely applies to ''Film/{{Batman}}'' (''[[Film/BatmanReturns Returns]]''), ''Film/SleepyHollow'', and ''Franchise/PlanetOfTheApes''.

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* Anything All Creator/TimBurton touches turns quirky. This doesn't really apply to films have a distinct style of [[PerkyGoth dark quirkiness]], making movies like ''Film/CharlieAndTheChocolateFactory'' or ''Film/AliceInWonderland2010'', on account of the source material's pre-existing quirkiness, but definitely applies to ''Film/AliceInWonderland2010'' far less colorful than other adaptations, while things like ''Film/{{Batman}}'' (''[[Film/BatmanReturns Returns]]''), ''Film/SleepyHollow'', and ''Franchise/PlanetOfTheApes''.''Franchise/PlanetOfTheApes'' become weirder.



* ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'' is based off ''Literature/TheSnowQueen''... except the eponymous queen is a protagonist, isn't evil, doesn't kidnap children, and Kai and Gerda appear as adults and aren't the main characters. So really, [[{{Dissimile}} not that much]] like ''The Snow Queen''.

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* ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'' is based off ''Literature/TheSnowQueen''... except the eponymous queen is a protagonist, isn't evil, AmbiguouslyEvil or AmbiguouslyHuman, doesn't kidnap children, and Kai and Gerda appear as adults and aren't the main characters. So really, [[{{Dissimile}} not that much]] like ''The Snow Queen''.
28th Nov '16 6:03:58 PM chc232323
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* Solid advice for any new GM for almost any system: obey this trope!



** ''Film/{{Ran}}'' is ''Theatre/KingLear'' [[InSpace In Japan]].

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** ''Film/{{Ran}}'' is AkiraKurosawa made ''Film/{{Ran}}'', a ''Theatre/KingLear'' [[InSpace In Japan]].
** Kurosawa also did ThroneOfBlood, which is MacBeth [[InSpace In
Japan]].
29th Oct '16 4:16:33 PM Anddrix
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* Anything Creator/TimBurton touches turns quirky. This doesn't really apply to movies like ''Film/CharlieAndTheChocolateFactory'' or ''Film/AliceInWonderland'', on account of the source material's pre-existing quirkiness, but definitely applies to ''Film/{{Batman}}'' (''[[Film/BatmanReturns Returns]]''), ''Film/SleepyHollow'', and ''Franchise/PlanetOfTheApes''.

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* Anything Creator/TimBurton touches turns quirky. This doesn't really apply to movies like ''Film/CharlieAndTheChocolateFactory'' or ''Film/AliceInWonderland'', ''Film/AliceInWonderland2010'', on account of the source material's pre-existing quirkiness, but definitely applies to ''Film/{{Batman}}'' (''[[Film/BatmanReturns Returns]]''), ''Film/SleepyHollow'', and ''Franchise/PlanetOfTheApes''.
18th Oct '16 1:09:12 PM eaterofworlds
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* ''Film/SpeedRacer'' had BulletTime aesthetics.

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* ''Film/SpeedRacer'' had BulletTime aesthetics.felt more like a live action anime movie.
31st Jul '16 3:45:11 PM nombretomado
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* ''Series/{{Sherlock}}'' is Literature/SherlockHolmes, in the present day, with [[SpyFiction Stale Beer Spy Fiction]] elements. Or, taken another way, as a [[{{Demythification}} mundane]] {{Superhero}} series, with [[DetectiveComics a Batman, a Catwoman, a Joker]], and special guest appearance by ComicBook/LexLuthor.

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* ''Series/{{Sherlock}}'' is Literature/SherlockHolmes, in the present day, with [[SpyFiction Stale Beer Spy Fiction]] elements. Or, taken another way, as a [[{{Demythification}} mundane]] {{Superhero}} series, with [[DetectiveComics [[Creator/DetectiveComics a Batman, a Catwoman, a Joker]], and special guest appearance by ComicBook/LexLuthor.
21st Jul '16 9:26:28 AM dsneybuf
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* [[WesternAnimation/{{Dinotrux}}]] takes the general idea of Dinosaurs and Construction Vehicles merged together from the Chris Gall book series, but goes in an entirely different direction with it, featuring more mechanical robotic character designs versus the organic ones seen in the illustrations of the books.

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* [[WesternAnimation/{{Dinotrux}}]] ''WesternAnimation/{{Dinotrux}}'' takes the general idea of Dinosaurs and Construction Vehicles merged together from the Chris Gall book series, but goes in an entirely different direction with it, featuring more mechanical robotic character designs versus the organic ones seen in the illustrations of the books.
11th Jul '16 8:11:26 PM Phred
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* [[WesternAnimation/{{Dinotrux}}]] takes the general idea of Dinosaurs and Construction Vehicles merged together from the Chris Gall book series, but goes in an entirely different direction with it, featuring more mechanical robotic character designs versus the organic ones seen in the illustrations of the books.
27th Mar '16 10:58:45 AM Morgenthaler
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** ''ForbiddenPlanet'' is ''Theatre/TheTempest'' InSpace.

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** ''ForbiddenPlanet'' ''Film/ForbiddenPlanet'' is ''Theatre/TheTempest'' InSpace.
16th Dec '15 11:29:48 AM RavenWilder
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* ''Series/{{The 100}}'' TV series takes the basic premise and a few of the characters from the book, but takes them in its own direction, focusing less on the ''Literature/LordOfTheFlies''-esque situation and more on conflict between different civilizations on the Ground.

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* ''Series/{{The 100}}'' TV series takes keeps the basic premise and a few of the characters from the book, but takes them in its own direction, focusing less on the ''Literature/LordOfTheFlies''-esque situation and more on conflict between different civilizations on the Ground.
16th Dec '15 11:29:08 AM RavenWilder
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* ''Series/{{The 100}}'' TV series takes the basic premise and a few of the characters from the book, but takes them in its own direction, focusing less on the ''Literature/LordOfTheFlies''-esque situation and more on conflict between different civilizations on the Ground.
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