James Stephanie Sterling
The Artistic Arrogance Of A Horrible Hollywood Hedgehog (The Jimquisition)
The Sonic The Hedgehog movie looks dire, and the CGI monstrosity masquerading as Sonic himself makes me sick. Genuinely.
As Paramount now scrabbles at the last minute to redesign him following intense backlash, let's pick Sonic the Manhog to shreds and chat about Hollywood's artistic arrogance.
Historically, moviemakers love to exploit nerdy licenses while simultaneously being ashamed of them. But history is in the past, and we're in a new era of accepted pop culture geekery.
The world has evolved, but Hollywood's take on Sonic the Hedgehog is rooted in the past.