That or they have been working on it for a year and were worried about public reaction when they announced it. Then the recent protests came about and provided the perfect astroturf opportunity. So they took advantage of it.
On its face, no, the ride doesn’t seem racist, but it doesn’t take much digging to spot the issues. First and foremost, the ride is based on a movie that Disney, as a corporation, has been distancing itself from since the late 70s. They did this because the movie basically presents black people as being nostalgic for… Read more
Anyone who had watched TNG should have fully expected Picard to save the day with a speech. The whole ending was cliche but it was fully a TNG cliche.
I don’t think the real problem is that the creators don’t understand the philosophy of Trek. I think the real problem is that American science fiction is no longer able to be genuinely optimistic. The two main Star Trek series were made at the apotheosis of the American empire. It’s easy to imagine a bright future… Read more
It was released as Road Warrior in the US, but at Mad Max 2 in some countries, Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior in others and... well you get the point.
Um, no. In Australia, and many other countries, this move was not called simply 'Road Warrior.' The real fans know their titles.
Well, if you’re going to be a stickler, “Mad Mad 2” (as it is and was known in Australia, where it was made) was called “The Road Warrior” in the US.
Depends on what continent those fans were on.
I'm pretty sure the film was originally called Mad Max 2, but since no one had seen Mad Max (the first one) in America, they gave it a different title in America. I think you are being a little pedantic.