Live-Action Futurama Is Disturbing As Hell
Live-action versions of beloved cartoons don't always work. Sure, Disney's blockbuster remakes are popular, but watching real-life Spanish Simpsons parodies will likely result in your death within seven days. Still, dedicated fans pooled their resources to bring the world of Futurama to ... well, whatever-sized screen that people watch fan films on. The half-hour production Fan-O-Rama is extremely impressive, yet also completely terrifying. Sure, it nails characters like Fry and his robo-pal, Bender.
Cinema Relics/YouTube"Not that you should expect anything less, meatbags."
But then things take a left turn into scary town when Leela shows up sporting her trademark one eye ... and for some reason, two eyebrows.
And then there's Professor Farnsworth, who looks like the embalmed corpse of steampunk Christopher Plummer. Which isn't good news for anyone.
Cinema Relics/YouTubeThere is no way this could possibly be spun into good news.
And if you thought that was the most upsetting mask, meet live-action Dr. Zoidberg. The beloved animated crustacean becomes a Cronenbergian nightmare creature whose eyes betray an unspoken lust for the sweet release of death.
Cinema Relics/YouTube"Need a horrifying vision to haunt your dreams? Why not Zoidberg?"
Still, you can't fault the filmmakers behind the project, as they faithfully imitated a cartoon that was never intended to be dragged into the harsh spotlight of reality.
Shrek Retold, The Fan Film That Will Test Your Sanity
Instead of being banished from our consciousness forever, for some reason, Shrek has become a Millennial touchstone. The story of a crudely rendered CGI ogre and his donkey buddy lives on through unpleasant memes, and now in batshit crazy fan films. Like with Star Wars Uncut and Our RoboCop Remake, Shrek Retold is a full-length version of the 2001 movie, but made by a multitude of fans, who each got a small piece of the story to do on their own. The result is a patchwork of diverse styles. The final film is comprised of weird animation ...
Smash Mouth unending screams*