Even though ?Snakes on a Plane? (which premieres today) promises to be a ludicrous action movie, it heralds a new paradigm in film: direct fan-filmmaker collaboration.
Responding to the pleas of fans on the Internet, the makers of “Snakes” added more violence, more nudity, and even the above line of profane dialogue. Never before have fans so directly influenced the production of a movie. Experts say the ripple effects across the industry could be huge.
For all you Molly Ivins fans out there, listen in to this “Prairie Home Companion” segment as she talks about keeping her community of Austin “weird” and delivers a bizarre story involving a snake and amphetamines.