Last week the Guardians trailer spread throughout the internet, making superhero film fans go bananas. Set in USSR during the Cold War, the film introduces a bunch of oddball superheroes, a guy who manipulates earth, a martial arts specialist, a woman who walks on water and a werebear, who are called upon to defend Soviet interests. All of a sudden everybody wants to see a subtitled Russian blockbuster.
It’s not the first time that a film like this has drawn the attention of American audiences. In many cases in the past, Hollywood was outmatched by the originality, the boldness, and the outright strangeness of foreign blockbusters. American studios are always looking abroad for creative ideas and remaking major foreign hits like Let The Right One In and Seven Samurai. Additionally, talent hunters are keeping an eye out for overseas visionaries to take on Hollywood films.
International cinema is ever-changing and ever-evolving. It is heavily influenced by American filmmaking also constantly influences Hollywood, which is occasionally awed by its accomplishments.
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