This concept or belief that the filmmakers intent is not important...it is just beyond me.
Leonardo da Vinci should have painted Mona Lisa as a blonde.
Vincent van Gogh should have painted The Starry Night as a daytime scene.
Beethoven, Mozart, and Bach...all wrong.
Leo Tolstoy, Mark Twain, William Shakespeare, and F. Scott Fitzgerald...the really should have changed the endings.
Welles, Lang, Kazan, Hitchcock, Bergman, Altman, Chaplin, Bunuel, Kurosawa, Polanski, Stroheim, Sternberg, Sjostrom, Wilder, Angheolopoulos, Huston, Kubrick, Ford, Marx, Coppola, Fellini, Scorsese, Eisenstein, Edwards, Capra, Antonioni, Hawks, Aldritch, Lynch, Griffith, Renoir, De Sica, Kusturica, Peckinpah, Siegel, Truffaut, Von Trier, Tarkovskij, Wenders, Dovzenko, Spielberg, De Oliveira, Kiarostami, Lucas, Lubitsch, Murnau, Boorman, Bertolucci, Dreyer, Greenaway, Mizoguchi, Almodovar, Allen, Leone, Keaton, Kieslowski, Clair, Tarantino, Resnais, Ray, Olmi, Kitano, Chabrol, Mikhalkov, Curtiz, Herzog, DePalma, Kaurismaki, Svankmajer, Scott, Sturges, Ozu, Pudovkin, Powell, Rossellini, Leigh, Bresson, Coen, Fassbinder, Monicelli, Rohmer, Imamura, Visconti, Cukor, Ruiz, Weir, Wyler, Jancso, Minnelli, Sayles, Soderberg, Borzage, Quine, Godard, Lewis, Forman, Egoyan, Watkins, Loach, and Litvak...should we should go back and change the aspect ratio of their films as well? Pan and scan anyone?