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Addams Family CG Movie

Postby gaastra » June 5th, 2018, 4:32 pm

Cast and first look. They look--strange.

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Re: Addams Family CG Movie

Postby Ben » June 5th, 2018, 8:30 pm

Strange?

Um...well, yes, it’s intentional...they look like Charles Addams' characters... :?

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Re: Addams Family CG Movie

Postby EricJ » June 6th, 2018, 1:15 am

Ben wrote:Strange?
Um...well, yes, it’s intentional...they look like Charles Addams' characters... :?


....Sort of.


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(Yep, I think we know what happened to that stop-motion version Tim Burton wanted to make... :roll:
Before he turned it into "Dark Shadows", that is.)

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Re: Addams Family CG Movie

Postby Randall » June 6th, 2018, 1:41 am

I'd say that's a pretty close representation of the characters. Lurch is looking more skeleton-like, and Uncle has a pointier nose, but otherwise they're quite recognizable as Addams' family.

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Re: Addams Family CG Movie

Postby Ben » June 6th, 2018, 7:10 am

No "sort of" about it!

They are CG representations of Addams' originals, albeit with a nose tweak or two as Rand noted. Closer than the Burton mockups and the previous live-action features for sure!


And...didn’t Burton's Addams pitch come after Dark Shadows...?

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Re: Addams Family CG Movie

Postby EricJ » June 6th, 2018, 3:47 pm

Ben wrote:And...didn’t Burton's Addams pitch come after Dark Shadows...?


Pretty sure this was before--This was around the same time as Bryan Singer didn't get to do his new TV-reboot either, and had to settle for rebooting "The Munsters" into a gay-pride allegory...Eh, close enough.
(Which, as critics of the TAF Broadway musical pointed out, pretty much goes against the whole concept of Addams' cartoons and the 60's series, but there's no thinking like wishful thinking.)

Either way, there's a reason Johnny Depp and the other Collinses were doing Addams' "My Family" pose on the Dark Shadows poster.