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Steven Spielberg,Stephen King team on 'Under the Dome'


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#21 OFFLINE   jadebox

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 02:52 PM

Well "The Dome" is exactly like the film "The Bubble" (aka "The Fantastic Invasion of Planet Earth" in 3D). It's a clone of it.


You know, when I was reading King's novel and the giant hand came down from the sky and grabbed one of the characters that was roaming around acting like a robot, I knew that the novel had to be an exact clone of a cheesy 1960s 3D movie ..... :sure:

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#22 OFFLINE   Maruuk

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Posted 13 December 2012 - 02:15 PM

Heck, even the Simpsons did it in their movie!

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Posted 13 December 2012 - 05:50 PM

https://en.wikipedia.../Under_the_Dome

On September 15, 2009, Stephen King's official site posted a 61-page facsimile excerpt from King's original novel The Cannibals, consisting of the first four chapters of the original typescript.[33] A further 63 pages were posted on October 4. The excerpts served to also document how long ago King had had the idea of being under a dome:

Several Internet writers have speculated on a perceived similarity between Under the Dome and The Simpsons Movie, where, [...] Springfield is isolated inside a large glass dome [...]. I can’t speak personally to this, because I have never seen the movie, and the similarity came as a complete surprise to me...although I know, from personal experience, that the similarity will turn out to be casual. For the doubters, this excerpt [from The Cannibals] should demonstrate that I was thinking dome and isolation long before Homer, Marge, and their amusing brood came on the scene."



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Posted 13 December 2012 - 06:28 PM

But certainly not before "The Bubble" was produced and distributed worldwide. King was still in high school!

Folks don't mind repetition and theft of ideas. Look at "The Walking Dead". It's just an endless stream of barely warmed-over Romero. And don't even talk about vampires...

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Posted 14 December 2012 - 02:39 PM

But certainly not before "The Bubble" was produced and distributed worldwide. King was still in high school!


Are you just trolling? If so, you can thank me for falling for it. :-)

Anyway, have you read King's novel? Even a synopsis of it is enough to show that it has little in common with that film.

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Posted 14 December 2012 - 07:05 PM

Rahxephon, the Simpson's Movie, The Bubble, Robert R. McCammon's "Stinger", Joe Lansdale's "The Drive-In", etc etc etc, the dome is the oldest gag in the entire sci-fi/fantasy panoply. Tired, dated, plagiarized, trite and worn out, like all King's stuff.




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