'Exorcist' director slams trend for comic book stories


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All I can say is that things change. We can't expect a culture's tastes in movies, music, or any other form of entertainment to remain static throughout the decades. In another thirty or forty years some other type of movie (or its futuristic equivalent) will be popular and older people of that time will look back at these superhero movies and think nostalgically how films were much better back in those days.

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That may be true, Pixilated, but Mr. Friedken is right about the direction of film. 40 years ago, dramas made for adults were the mainstream movies, horror and sci-fi and cartoons were the niche material. Today, it's just the reverse.

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Finally somebody is fighting against the debiltating manga culture.

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