Behind the curtain, Making of “The Wizard”

By Spencer . January 14, 2008 . 6:08pm

wizard.jpgRemember the theatrical advertisement for Super Mario Brothers 3, the Wizard? Geoffrey sent a link with an interview with the director, Todd Holland (thanks!). Holland’s responses are an interesting peek into the dull plot, which could have been much worse. The paper thin traveling through California plotline was Holland’s recommendation. Holland also explains the success of the Wizard relied on having footage from Super Mario Brothers 3, which I wholeheartedly agree with. While cinema and the main stream appeal of video games have come along way 

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  • EvilAkito

    As bad as the movie is, the NES nostalgia makes it pretty comforting to watch.

  • badfish

    Anybody remember how during the NES competition, that kid “figured” out the hidden whistle trick? Thats Hollywood for you….fake as the women.

  • the movie was not one of the best, but i`s a true nostalgia as said …

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