How The Web Made Sure There Were Snakes On The Mother Bleeping Plane

from the snakes-on-a-plane dept

Movie studios often have a bit of a love-hate affair with their online fans. In the early days of the web, there was all this fear that online fans would spread bad news about a film before final edits could be made, and a film would be ruined. A few years back, though, the studios finally started to recognize that fans could actually have good ideas for movies, and giving them what they wanted wasn't such a bad idea. Of course, this usually was for films that came with a pre-set fanbase (usually based off of something else, or a sequel). However, since the web has been buzzing for the past few months over a film called Snakes On A Plane, it's interesting to note that the producers of the film were clued in enough to bring back the cast to film more scenes, including one specific one requested by fans, getting Samuel L. Jackson to put in the obvious line involving the (bleeped) snakes on the (bleeped) plane. What's interesting is just how much buzz this film has been able to drum up, mostly off of people obsessing over the sheer brilliance of the name.

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    dani, 24 Mar 2006 @ 7:24am


    I am not condoning the use of drugs, they're addictive & rather expensive, and they can make you do really stupid things (so can beer), BUT....

    The "stereotypical" view of stoners (cheech & chong, dazed zombies cramming food in their mouth as they stare at a lava lamp, etc.) may be true for some, but you would be surprised at the number of SUCCESSFUL people who get high.

    I live in a large city and come in contact with all types of people. Doctors, retired military captains, small business owners...LOTS of people you would never expect smoke weed.

    Drive through a neighborhood with close to million dollar houses, mercedes in drive...NICE neighborhoods with professional residents...there are people in these neighborhoods who smoke weed, sell weed, etc.
    As stated, I don't condone the use of drugs...but marijuana doesn't make people as "stupid" as you guys seem to think.

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