Movie Review: Epic
Tinseltine wrote this review 3 years and 9 months ago
Interview with director Chris Wedge -
Tinsel & Tine: To create a magical world like in Epic you must be in touch with your inner child. What do you attribute to being able to continually access this part of yourself? And what was your favorite childhood tale?
Chris Wedge: We didn't get to watch as many movies as kids get to watch now. We didn't have any Netflix, We didn't have VCR's! I don't know how old I look to you guys...we had to go to the movies or wait for movies to come on TV. What I liked as a little boy were adventure movies - Robin Hood, Errol Flynn with his hands on his hips swashbuckling through movies, Captain Blood, King Kong. I came of age in the 70's and movies got a little bit more down to earth with anti-heros. I always loved movies with a lot of action, but also a lot of banter, characters fighting in mortal danger, but still quipping to your buddy; that's what Robin Hood's about, that's what Butch and Sundance are all about, I love that tone. READ MORE