Ringu Dreamworks (US) DVD Release

Mark Mays tetsuwan
Wed Mar 12 01:48:37 EST 2003

----- Original Message -----
From: "Don Brown" <the8thsamurai at hotmail.com>
To: <KineJapan at lists.acs.ohio-state.edu>
Sent: Wednesday, March 12, 2003 12:35 AM
Subject: Re: Ringu Dreamworks (US) DVD Release

> Perhaps this has already been said, but it might be said that the "Ringu"
> naming exoticizes the original film, making it more 'foreign' in the eyes
> of American audiences and consequently adding more legitimacy to the
> American-made sequel.  Not to say that was the objective, but it is a
> possible outcome.
> Besides, I always thought that "Ring" was a irrelevant title.  It's all
> very well going the generic route, but it should at least have some
> connection to the story.  Or am I thinking too literally?
> Don Brown
Why do you think it has no connection to the story?

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