Whether it be because of a tight budget or creative differences, sometimes a film doesn’t turn out the way a director hopes. Shorter movies used to perform better at the box office due to attention spans and because a shorter film can play more times per day at the movie theater. Although after blockbusters like Avengers: Endgame and Dune, more movies are trending toward longer run times; even the new The Batman had a four-hour test screening. Usually a producer’s demands for a shorter runtime or lower production costs beat out over a director’s ambition, though. While this benefits and improves many films, it’s not uncommon for a director to release their own version of the film for home viewing.
After the campaign for the Snyder Cut proved successful, let’s look at some other directors’ cuts that fundamentally changed their original movies.Read MoreMovieWeb – Feed