We live in a generally nostalgia-corrupted time but you really have to wonder what Amazon thinks they’re paying for in this case, instead of developing something original https://amp.theguardian.com/books/2019/aug/09/amazons-new-lord-of-the-rings-cannot-use-much-of-tolkiens-plot
@ben_hr This sounds like a nightmare to write with all of the estate stipulations — it feels similar in character to when Anne Rice had a meltdown about a building she had mentioned in one of her books being renovated as a restaurant, and not wanting the owner to mention the building was the one from the book
@ben_hr I read the top blurb of this and I'm satisfied
Lol get fukt Amazon
@ben_hr: just the name/brand will drag millions of eyeballs
@liamvhogan: hahahhahaha fuck. I will still watch.
@Kels_316 I'm still waiting for the David Simon municipal drama about gangs, corruption, policing, and Cloud City
@liamvhogan: the people doing the in-between movies should really run with this.
@Kels_316 Scorsese movie about a crooked Jedi, you know that'd rule
@Kels_316 Al Pacino and Robert de Niro light sabre fighting. Leonardo di Caprio as a crime boss in blueface. Joe Pesci as an annoying droid.
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