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Rachel Galvin's Blog – January 2009 Archive (1)

Why did Mike Myers "high-concept" attempt not work?

"The Love Guru" leads Razzie Award contenders (the awards they give to the worst films).

Now, I haven't seen "The Love Guru" but from the trailer, I could tell that it was Mike Myers attempt to do Austin Powers as a guru. Now making high-concept films, or films with similar storylines to other popular films, usually works...when it is done right.

You see, if you look at I.S. member Alyn Darnay's book "The Script," you would see that high concept works only when a certain… Continue

Added by Rachel Galvin on January 23, 2009 at 6:30pm — No Comments

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