Titanicreleased in 1997, became one of the most successful albums. James Cameron as director. The main character is Leonardo DiCaprio th Kate Winslet, I discovered the world’s most famous story with a cool love story. Stunning visuals and features Cameron to tell stories, they turned it into a classic that still comes back to the table today.
It, in turn, won 11 Oscars and became one of the most memorable films in history, as well as the most expensive. It was more than five weeks ago that it entered the top 1 most-watched films in a row in the United States, and it was the first time it reached the million-dollar mark.
With all this, it was obvious that I had everything for the series. This happened in 2010, but it’s not what it seems.
Manufacturer Asylum Founded in 1997 (the same year as the year before). Titanic!) and was consolidated as a producer of small films, direct to video – in the era of VHS and DVD – and with a very clear premise: to take big steps in time to make their versions without financing and thus reach a public in dismay.
It became a registered distributor brand, which led to a large market for it and the launch of a new sub-genre: “mockbusters“, construction blockbuster (las grandes producciones) mock (copy or parody). List of various hits: H.G. Wells “War of the Worlds” (2005), Snakes on the train (2006), Transmorphers (2007) or The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008) decided to “continue” the story James Cameron.
Titanic II jokingly drags from the name, which does not pretend to be a continuation of the name of the protagonist’s boat. The story takes us 100 years after the creation of the ship and the design of the new sea giant, which will make the return journey: New York – USA – to Southampton – England -.
Because everything will not work out, because history cannot be repeated, but it rhymes: not only will it be attacked by an iceberg, even a sudden tsunami. Visual effects are property of the factor Asylumyou cannot look at yourself with a critical eye, just allow yourself to rise.
The surprise comes from the protagonist and the director. The story is about James Maine, a captain in the Coast Guard who will always be the one explaining what is happening and interpreting what is happening. Bruce Davisonfor those who know what it is X-Men (2000), the insightful Senator Kelly. On the other hand, the director (who is also the protagonist and dueño of the boat) Shane Van Dyke. If this name rings true to you, it’s because it doesn’t mean anything. Dick Van Dykecult actor Mary Poppins (1964).
Are you ready for another visit (suggested below) to the ship?