Chung describes the style of the show as "academic": "I was interested in experimenting with visual narrative, telling a story without dialogue and also trying to create a style of telling a story with animation that wasn't influenced by the usual kinds of things that you see. Prime Video has your Halloween movie picks covered. (1991–1995). MTV was the exclusive broadcaster of the series in the United States. 2005 entstand unter der Regie von Karyn Kusama eine Adaption als Realfilm, ebenfalls unter dem Titel Æon Flux. Chung intended the cartoon to be a reaction to heroic Hollywood action films, not as a spoof, but rather as a way to make the audience wonder about the wider context of these action heroes and evoke thought. She summed up by saying "While the film's moralistic tale resonated and lingered like a muse's long forgotten poem, the subversive kick of the comic series (which I thankfully saw later) struck deep chords and left me breathless with questions".[7]. In Canada, the shorts aired on MuchMusic and the third season aired a year or so later on the youth-oriented network YTV, in a late-night timeslot, during a period when the network was trying to appeal to an older audience. Basierend auf der Serie sind auch Comics sowie Videospiele für die PlayStation 2 und Xbox entstanden. The series was also aired on Norwegian channel NRK2, a sister channel to state channel NRK, alongside The Maxx, Phantom 2040, and The Head in the late 1990s. Peter Stone (of Xorcist) served as assistant sound editor for the original MTV series. The episodes were titled Æon Flux Animation, and they were not played in the original order from 1995. Æon Flux was created by American animator Peter Chung. This minor detail was not nearly enough to avoid having the movie become a critical and box office flop. Confused hulking homeless superhero The Maxx tries to protect his social worker and friend Julie from an omniscient serial killer Mr. Gone both in the real world, which may or may not actually be real, and the subconscious fantasy world. Æon Flux is a mysterious and amoral secret agent from the country of Monica. The PlayStation Portable (PSP) handheld system received a 2-Universal Media Disc set release of the complete animated series in January 2008. Chung called the movie "a travesty", relating that its public screening made him feel "helpless, humiliated, and sad". According to the commentary by Peter Chung in the 2005 DVD release, she dies in every short episode after the initial six-part pilot because he never intended to make more episodes and felt the best solution was to have her keep dying; by contrast, she only "dies" once in the half-hour series. Aeon Flux - Serie mit John Rafter Lee, Denise Poirier und John Lee aus dem Jahr 1991. Außerdem wurde die Serie unter anderem in Dänemark, Spanien, Portugal, Argentinien, Australien, Singapur, Großbritannien, Japan, Norwegen, Kanada, Russland und Serbien gezeigt. The second season episodes of this series were unique in that Aeon died at the end of every single episode. Trevor finally gets what he wants when he clones Æon. Von MTVs eigenem Verlag wurde 1995 ein Comic zur Serie herausgebracht. The music and sound design for the original television series was created by Drew Neumann, who also created music for Aaahh!!! View production, box office, & company info. The names of their respective characters reflect this: Flux as the self-directed agent from Monica and Goodchild as the self-appointed leader of Bregna. Title: 2001 folgte eine Ausstrahlung bei K-Toon im Free-TV. Written by Use the HTML below. Er kam am 2. Ab Juni 1991 wurden zunächst sechs Kurzepiseoden gezeigt, die später in einer Folge zusammengefasst wurden. Instead, the sound track employs a variety of sound effects, including sounds such as laughter, grunts, and sighs. Check out our recommendations to stream this month. One peculiarity of the early shorts is the violent death of Æon Flux, which occurs in each installment. Im gleichen Zuge produzierte Dark Horse Comics eine vierteilige Miniserie, die 2006 erschien. Mike Konczewski. In the UK, MTV first showed the shorts and the 30-minute episodes from 1992. In "Ether Drift Theory", Æon is suspended indefinitely in an inanimate state, but remains technically alive.). In some releases, the first disc of the DVD set opens with a CGI short created to promote the movie's tie-in video game, with Flux taking on the likeness of the Charlize Theron version. While it does take a number of major liberties with the character and concept of the series (such as making the character of Una into Æon's sister and giving Trevor a previously-unmentioned brother who plays a major role), the film also incorporates characters, themes, gadgets, and even specific scenes as featured in the television version, most notably a reenactment of the television show's most iconic image: Æon trapping a fly in her eyelashes. Æon Flux is a mysterious and amoral secret agent from the country of Monica. [9], A soundtrack is also available for the 2005 live-action film, composed by Graeme Revell.[10]. Reviewing its 2005 DVD release, IGN gave the animated series 9 out of 10, while giving the whole package (shorts, extras and general condition included) a 7 out of 10. in the pilot and the single word "plop" in the episode "Leisure", all of the short episodes are completely devoid of intelligible speech. Während Monica anarchisch ist, leben die Menschen in Bregna in einem Polizeistaat. Februar 2006 war er in Deutschland zu sehen. Some authors consider the title a reference to the Gnostic notion of an Æon, seeing the influence in the use of a demiurge in one episode,[6] and that the relationship between the main characters parallels the Valentinian notion of a syzygy. [8] Æon Flux is therefore notable as one of the very few American adult animated series to be a drama rather than a comedy, as well as one of the only such series to air for more than one season. An Æon Flux Hollywood adaptation, which was released in the United States on December 2, 2005, provoked controversy among Æon Flux fans over initial reports that the film adaptation seemed to bear little resemblance to the original full-length animated series or the Liquid Television shorts, as no one involved with the original television series had a role in the making of the film. An der Umsetzung beteiligt waren das japanische Studio Mook Animation und Luk Film in Korea. Further mythic parallels can be drawn in likening Goodchild to Apollo and Flux to Artemis. "Inventive but convoluted 'Aeon Flux' on MTV", Aeon Flux: All You've Ever Needed From Sci-Fi, "Aeon Flux: motion picture and animation review", "Aeon Flux: The Complete Animated Collection", Legally Blonde: The Musical – The Search for Elle Woods, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Æon_Flux&oldid=985290601, 1990s American adult animated television series, 1990s American science fiction television series, American adult animated science fiction television series, American adult animated television spin-offs, Anime-influenced Western animated television series, Articles with dead external links from January 2012, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 25 October 2020, at 03:21. "[15], A "graphic novel" called Æon Flux: The Herodotus File, which actually consisted of an assortment of false documents from the world of Æon Flux and a short story-board-style sequence described as "security camera footage" rather than a comic strip story, was published in 1995. Erfinder der Serie und der darin auftretenden Figuren ist Peter Chung. The character Æon Flux was not meant to be part of the series, but MTV pushed to keep her in it, despite Æon dying at the end of the first batch of shorts. Monica represents a dynamic nihilistic anarchist society where rules don't exist while Bregna embodies a centralized scientific planned Orwellian police state. Auch in weiteren Ländern erschien die Serie auf Kaufmedien. Created by Peter Chung. Juni 1991 und dem 10. A few of the shorts also appeared on a Best of Liquid Television compilation around the same time. Misguided FBI agents and a manipulated mad doctor stand in their way, but Jim finds allies. This was the first that I liked. With the exceptions of the exclamation "No!" To coincide with the release of the 2005 movie, Majesco Entertainment and developer Terminal Reality released a video game adaptation on Xbox and PlayStation 2. Chung went on to state, "Ms. Flux does not actually appear in the movie. MTV's classic, surreal, experimental, grotesque, macabre and darkly humorous animation anthology featuring both serialized and one-off segments. MTV Australia followed with replays of the third season beginning in December 2005, scheduled at 1 a.m. on weeknights. Erfinder der Serie und der darin auftretenden Figuren ist Peter Chung. Das von Terminal Reality entwickelte und von Majesco Entertainment vertriebene Spiel für Xbox and PlayStation 2 verbindet Elemente aus Film und Serie. Although the characters and situations were based on the newer movie versions, the penciling technique deliberately emulated Peter Chung's unique style from the TV series. Für den Schnitt waren Michael K. Russell und Mary Granfors verantwortlich. Aeon uncovers a plot by Trevor to install artificial consciences in his subjects. The live-action movie Æon Flux, loosely based upon the series and starring Charlize Theron, was released in theaters on December 2, 2005, preceded in November of that year by a tie-in video game of the same name based mostly on the movie but containing some elements of the original TV series. Eine Neuauflage der von Mark Mars und Eric Singer geschriebenen Geschichte kam 2005 parallel zum Kinofilm heraus. was directed by Peter Chung and starred Malcolm McDowell as a Trevor Goodchild-like character and Cindy Crawford as an Æon Flux-like character. He was asked many questions about Æon Flux and her universe, including how he really felt about the movie. Their paths inevitably cross when Chapel attempts to steal military weapons for Jason Wynn. [14], Nina Munteanu of Europa SF reviewed and compared both the movie and the series; she said that while the movie sacrificed character development in pursuit of a coherent story, the series chose the path of deep characters and themes. With Denise Poirier, John Rafter Lee, Julia Fletcher, Steffan Chirazi. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. [4] Æon Flux was created by American animator Peter Chung.[5]. Defenders of the Earth (1986) Named after its central character, Aeon Flux, this bizarre series began as six, 2–3 minute serial segments that aired as part of MTV’s 1991 series Liquid Television. During January and February 2011, Æon Flux was aired once again in El Salvador on VH1, in English language with Spanish subtitles. Von September bis November 1992 folgte fünf Episoden und zehn weitere August bis Oktober 1995. Æon Flux is a mysterious and amoral secret agent from the country of Monica. Æon chases Trevor into the distant future where she meets what the human race has become.