Lost in Translation – The History of Adaptations, 1930-39

There has been much said about the number of adaptations being made today.  Most of the top grossing movies this decade have been adaptations.  Studios are risk adverse, wanting guaranteed hits instead of unknown quantities.  There’s even talk of a superhero movie bubble, one due for a collapse.  Problem is, …

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Lost in Translation 125 – Fixing The Legend of Chun Li

Welcome back to the Adaptation Fix-it Shop.  The goal: rehabilitate remakes and reboots that, for one reason or another, just didn’t work.  This time in the shop, Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun Li. The Legend of Chun Li is the second Street Fighter movie.  The first, Street Fighter: The …

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