Cinema for Steampunks: Treasure Planet (2002) Reimagines a Classic Tale with a Space-Age Twist

Have you ever been watching a pirate movie and said to yourself, “Gee, what this really needs is some aliens!” Then Treasure Planet is the movie for you. But seriously, it is a really cool re-imagining of the tale of young Jim’s adventure, which originally ran as a serial in a boys magazine in the 1880’s. There have been tons renditions of this story; plays, movies, comics, you name it. But this is the first one I have seen that really does anything to ‘punk’ it. Well, besides the Muppets of course, but even that was a pretty straight (if more kid-friendly) version of events. Here … Continue reading Cinema for Steampunks: Treasure Planet (2002) Reimagines a Classic Tale with a Space-Age Twist