From Desert Planet to Ocean Blue… Stanton’s Finding Nemo 2

This parody is part of a series found at http://www.treehugger.com/culture/finding-nemo-2-parody-posters-inspired-by-oil-spill.html.

It was bound to happen.

Oh, the mixed feelings!

And Deadline has the inevitable “scoop.”

On one hand, if ever a Pixar movie seemed like a standalone, it was Finding Nemo. It’s a complete, and perfect story.

On the other hand, it’s my favorite Pixar movie, and my favorite Pixar environment. I can’t wait to go back.

On the other hand, John Carter seemed like such a bold step forward for Andrew Stanton: I want to see him do more live action. (Here’s my review.)

On the other hand, John Carter‘s marketing made a disaster out of it, and Stanton probably needs to invest in a sure thing right about now.

On the other hand, I’d rather see Pixar develop new worlds than revisit old ones.

On the other hand, there’s something magical about the combination of Stanton’s storytelling and Pixar power, so I have confidence in him whatever he does.

On the other hand…

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About Jeffrey Overstreet

Jeffrey Overstreet is the author of a “memoir of dangerous moviegoing” called Through a Screen Darkly, and a four-volume series of fantasy novels called The Auralia Thread, which includes Auralia’s Colors, Cyndere’s Midnight, Raven’s Ladder, and The Ale Boy’s Feast. Jeffrey is a contributing editor for Seattle Pacific University’s Response magazine, and he writes about art, faith, and culture for Image, Filmwell, and his own website, LookingCloser.org. His work has also appeared in Paste, Relevant, Books and Culture, and Christianity Today (where he was a film columnist and critic for almost a decade). He lives in Shoreline, Washington. Visit him on Facebook at facebook.com/jeffreyoverstreethq.


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