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Redmess Redmess from Netherlands
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Jul 17th 2019 at 4:49:20 PM

Yeah, I get the sentiment, but a white person playing a non-white character very quickly leads to blackface, and that would not end well for her.

TobiasDrake Exposition Dragon from Colorado, USA Relationship Status: She's holding a very large knife
Exposition Dragon
Jul 17th 2019 at 4:52:32 PM

Now that Lindsay's suggested it, I kinda do want to see Scar Jo as Nelson Mandela.

Preferably in something satirical, so it can appropriately make fun of the concept.

Ooh, maybe we could get a black woman to play Scar Jo playing Nelson Mandela.

Edited by TobiasDrake on Jul 17th 2019 at 5:54:15 AM

The greatest trick prejudice ever pulled was to convince the world it did not exist.
Jul 17th 2019 at 5:03:21 PM

I don't have much confidence that the new Mulan will borrow more from the original source material. If The Jungle Book is any indication, these remakes are solidly based on the notion of the Disney films even when they are completely different from them.

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Comes in 24 different flavours
Jul 17th 2019 at 5:04:10 PM

@HailMuffins I've heard Lindsay say somewhat nice-ish things about the live-action Jungle Book (which interestingly has ScarJo has a gender-flipped snake lmao) for similar reasons, strange how that seems to be left out of the current discussion about the remakes.

Pete's Dragon I've also heard good things about, also notable for actually probably being the only remake where there's some consensus on being better than the original.

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Jul 17th 2019 at 5:27:02 PM

I liked the Pete’s Dragon remake, although it’s basically “E.T. with a dragon”. It also struck a good balance of making the titular dragon expressive and creatively designed while realistically rendered.

Brandon Fan of Summer (actress, not the season) Relationship Status: I want you to want me
Fan of Summer (actress, not the season)
Jul 17th 2019 at 9:46:45 PM

[up] Ironic since Spielberg once said he named the boy from E.T. "Elliot" after the dragon.

Edited by Brandon on Jul 17th 2019 at 9:47:05 AM

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Jul 18th 2019 at 11:52:05 AM

What did Lindsay mean about Scar being an incel in the new movie?

Ultimatum ◕ ◡ ◕ Disasturbator from England Relationship Status: Holding out for a hero
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Jul 18th 2019 at 12:25:10 PM

Uhh because he wants power he believes he's not entitled to?

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Jul 18th 2019 at 12:48:46 PM

I don't even know what that word means.

slimcoder Escape Artist & Backstabber Extraordinaire!
Escape Artist & Backstabber Extraordinaire!
Jul 18th 2019 at 12:53:07 PM

An incel is basically a guy who's pissed off he can't get laid who figures the reason why he can't get laid is because its everyone else's fault, especially women instead of himself.

Edited by slimcoder on Jul 18th 2019 at 12:54:14 PM

Forgiveness? Rehabilitation? Reintegration? No. Not him. Not now. Not ever. — I'm not a bad person. I just have strong beliefs."
TobiasDrake Exposition Dragon from Colorado, USA Relationship Status: She's holding a very large knife
Exposition Dragon
Jul 18th 2019 at 12:54:23 PM

It's short for "involuntarily celibate", which tells you a lot about the mindset right there.

The greatest trick prejudice ever pulled was to convince the world it did not exist.
Jul 18th 2019 at 1:16:27 PM

Yeah, but how does that apply to Scar here? I'm guessing they incorporated the deleted scenes of him hitting on Nala?

Jul 18th 2019 at 1:17:58 PM

The Chad Mufasa vs the Virgin Scar.

Edited by OmegaRadiance on Jul 18th 2019 at 1:18:07 AM

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Jul 18th 2019 at 1:40:16 PM

Scar's not a virgin either. Otherwise, Kovu wouldn't be a thing in Simba's Pride.

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slimcoder Escape Artist & Backstabber Extraordinaire!
Escape Artist & Backstabber Extraordinaire!
Jul 18th 2019 at 1:41:15 PM

I don't think Kovu actually is his biological son.

Forgiveness? Rehabilitation? Reintegration? No. Not him. Not now. Not ever. — I'm not a bad person. I just have strong beliefs."
Jul 18th 2019 at 1:43:18 PM

That, and all of Disney's direct-to-video sequels should be treated as apocryphal at best.

slimcoder Escape Artist & Backstabber Extraordinaire!
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Jul 18th 2019 at 1:44:42 PM

Maybe Nuka, maybe Nuka.

Forgiveness? Rehabilitation? Reintegration? No. Not him. Not now. Not ever. — I'm not a bad person. I just have strong beliefs."
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Fight It Out!
Jul 18th 2019 at 2:05:24 PM

I assume that it's because in the original Scar is heavily coded as gay. The remake probably removed that, while keeping everything else identical (Like Scar noting how he's not as physical as Mufasa), so Scar comes across as an Incel pissed at the "Chad" Mufasa. If they kept the later scene where he slaps around Serabi, that'd further the whole vibe of "Pissed at women for not being into him"

Edited by Ghilz on Jul 18th 2019 at 5:06:20 AM

Jul 18th 2019 at 2:18:10 PM

They explicitly say Kovu's not Scar's son. Because then he'd be Kiara's cousin and that'd be gross.

slimcoder Escape Artist & Backstabber Extraordinaire!
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Jul 18th 2019 at 2:19:39 PM

Though considering they are royalty........ tongue

Forgiveness? Rehabilitation? Reintegration? No. Not him. Not now. Not ever. — I'm not a bad person. I just have strong beliefs."
Jul 18th 2019 at 2:23:08 PM

I mean Nala had to come from somewhere!

Redmess Redmess from Netherlands
Redmess
Jul 18th 2019 at 3:13:11 PM

Well, they ARE lions, so being an incel would be very fitting for Scar. grin

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Jul 18th 2019 at 5:09:41 PM

[up][up]I vaguely remember one of my parents or siblings explaining to me Nala is Mufasa's daughter also, and that is just how animals work, when I was a child. I kinda always assumed this was common knowledge.

Redmess Redmess from Netherlands
Redmess
Jul 18th 2019 at 5:28:59 PM

Yeah, except lions don't usually mate with family members.

Jul 18th 2019 at 5:52:58 PM

I think that's part of the reason why male lions are forced to leave their birth prides.


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