A Star Wars trailer in the style of director Wes Anderson sparked debate among fans of both the sci-fi series and the filmmaker himself.
In recent weeks, content creators have joined the trend of creating videos that resemble Anderson’s directing style.
Elements of Anderson-style video include symmetrical composition, people looking directly at the camera, pale color palette, and quirky use of humor.
Fan made trailer posted on Curious hiding place YouTube channel showing Star Wars as part of this trend, in a video for a fictional project called galactic beasts.
The one-minute clip introduces familiar characters like Princess Leia, Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader.
Through AI-generated animation, portraits of actors like Scarlett Johansson, Owen Wilson, and Jeff Goldblum are included as part of the trailer.
“Watch as they navigate the Galactic Menagerie, a universe filled with wacky creatures, captivating cyborgs, and distinctive locations reminiscent of beloved Anderson movies like Moon Kingdom And Grand Budapest Hotel,” the video description explains.
Since the video was published on Friday (April 28), it has garnered more than 285,000 views on YouTube and more than two million views on Twitter.
Many people responded enthusiastically to the combination of such separate entities in the trailer.
“Absolutely brilliant,” wrote one fan, while another added: “Wow, I need this in my life – this is really fun to watch.”
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“The detail in this is amazing,” wrote another praising response. “I really think this is a Wes Anderson short. Well done, very well done!”
However, there are still some people who are not completely convinced by the clip.
“Yeah, I haven’t seen this aspect of Star Wars before! I hope it stays that way,” wrote one key viewer.
Another claimed that “the lack of humanity, artistry and soul is almost visible” in the video, while another Twitter user questioned whether the trend could be seen as falling. how to reduce Anderson’s practice.
The reviewer wrote: “I love that Wes Anderson’s entire film can clearly be turned into pale colors, symmetrical frames, and Futura fonts. “It’s amazing how your entire career becomes a meme.”