Follow the Adaptation Stagnation Road: The Problem with Oz Film Adaptations

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Adaptations of a work tend to hold on to popular elements of a previous adaptation instead of embracing their own identity. On paper, it makes sense. By keeping those elements, it ensures that audiences would be more inclined to check out the new version. This Adaptation Stagnation can be damaging to an adaptation’s quality because it goes against injecting…



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Valenti Govantes

Just your friendly, neighborhood Medium writer. FIU Alumni. Always open to discussing anything movie or comic book related.