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Would a movie about freeskiing be successful?
I'm not talking about ski movies like warren miller... I mean a big-time movie about the history of freeskiing that could air in theaters around the country and be nominated for awards.
I feel like the way skiing just exploded in the early 90's and how fast It developed could make a really good screenplay. The "underdog" theme usually does well in theaters. Skiers challenged the system by ripping through "snowboard only" parks and being different. The development of twin-tips by JLev and the way skiers like McConkey and Auclair pushed the limits is incredible.
I understand that not everybody would be interested, but millions of people participate in winter sports. Just like millions of people enjoy Football, basketball, ect. Every team sport has had a pretty popular movie made after it. "The blind side" for the NFL, "Field of dreams" for the MLB, "Mirale for the NHL... I feel like skiing would do pretty well with the guts required to push the limits and the scenery of the mountains to provide a good atmosphere.
Obviously, I'm very biased. But its just an idea. I love writing and its pretty fun to think of different ways to get skiing out there.
ummm.. aspen extreme, ski school, old cold.. hell even hot tub time machine had skiing.. so yes.. it would be if done right.
This is funny. I'm not even sure if I'd pay to go watch this movie in theatres. If it was about snowboarding - maybe, but still probably not.
I like the part where you mentioned skiers challenging the system and ripping through snowboard only parks. The parks that are snowboard only because skiers secluded them there by force not many years before.
Might as well call the movie 'white male privilege: the fight to take back what was always theirs'
how bout we keep hollywood movies about skiing to what they have always been. Locals feel they are getting run out of town by rich investors and take back the mountain that they feel is rightfully theirs.
they could call it "Vail Sucks"
steve stepp would have the lead role
Dennis_Reynoldssteve stepp would have the lead role
He's not even pro
KianBarrettHe's not even pro
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