The Everyday – Titan A.E: The Film That Changed My Life

“Every day I wake up and it’s still the same boring present. I don’t think this future thing exists.”

How the team behind Titan A.E. managed to wrangle Matt Damon into saying that line in their animated flop is anyone’s guess. It is also a secret the team will take with them to the grave. Titan AE – the film that changed my life – also changed the life of Fox Animation by failing so hard in the box office that the studio was permanently closed.

There’s noticeable irony in a film called “Titan” killing the thing that created it. At least there is for all the Greek mythology fans out there. Just how can one little animated movie have severed a limb of the mighty multimedia conglomerate? How can 20th Century Fox Animation have been kneecapped by a film that was only 90 minutes?

Another question also stands: why did it make me fall in love with science fiction?


The Everyday – Giants of the Silver Stream

“Oh boy, you don’t know how fast time goes by until you get there.”

You would be forgiven for thinking that this was uttered by me, 30 minutes deep into a scroll through Netflix, deciding between my sixth rewatch of Into The Spiderverse or a return to the compelling melancholy of The Devil All the Time.

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