I’m wondering if this movie was remade now because anti-bullying campaigns are so much in the news right now. I mean, if there was any kind of a chance that telekinetic powers actually existed, even just 10%, at least a few bullies might think twice about harassing their classmates out of sheer self-preservation. Well, maybe one or two might. But if you ever had anything bad happen to you in high school, and I mean anything, approach this movie with caution.
I’ve read that Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, when writing a Sherlock Holmes story, used to start with the solution and then fill in the plot and clues that would lead to that solution. My suspicion is that something similar happened here. I think someone said, “Hey, you know what would be really cool? If there was an airship battle over Notre Dame that knocked gargoyles off the roof!” Then someone else said that it would be even better if they were steampunky airships, and then someone else said that it would be even better if there was lots and lots of swordfighting, too.
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