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Entries Tagged as 'Alternate universe'

Mei Actually Met a Ghost — Totoro!

October 2nd, 2011 · 4 Comments

“Actually our work depends on how much we can appropriate from other people’s work! Painting, music, films, literature … it’s all grist for the mill. We think of our work not as individual creativity but like a lifelong baton relay. Your work passes through your body and your life; you transform it into something, and […]

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Tags: Alternate universe · Animation · Bathtub scene · Beasts and monsters · Coming of age · Father/daughter relationship · Mother/daughter relationship · Supernatural

A Six Demon Bag

August 14th, 2011 · 3 Comments

“The studio wanted Raiders of the Lost Ark, clearly that’s what they wanted. They wanted a movie like that. ‘Can’t you just do that?’ They didn’t ever actually say that to me, but I know that’s what they wanted. ‘Xerox it.’ But I had other ideas and I thought it would have been interesting at […]

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Tags: Alternate universe · Beasts and monsters · Cult favorite · Famous line · Flashback · Interrogation · Martial arts · Supernatural · Sword fight · Woman in jeopardy

Prisoners and The Worlds They Have Made

August 8th, 2011 · 2 Comments

“We sent Barry Bernardi, who was our location manager, who also served as our associate producer, on a sort of all-expense paid trip across the country looking for the worst city in America. He stopped off at various places and they were much too clean and unworkable. He eventually called us up from St. Louis. […]

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Tags: 24 hour time frame · Alternate universe · Cult favorite · End of the world · Famous line · Flashback · Gangsters and hoodlums · Inventors and Tinkerers · Reckless Driver · Shootout