Posts Tagged ‘remake’

Now They’re Doing B-Movies; THE CRAFT is Being Remade

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I’m still waiting to hear they’re remaking Cruel Intentions, or is that next week? Yes, as my panicked wife texts me wondering, it’s true, they’re remaking The Craft. Which is surprising because the original didn’t star males and that’s what’s happening these days isn’t it? I digress. The Craft was watchable and by no means

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Ethan Hawke Joins Up with Denzel Washington in THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN

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One of my favourite westerns of all time is The Magnificent Seven. It’s a simple story (itself a remake of Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai) of good guys vs bad guys but the incredible cast elevated it to classic status.  Yul Brynner. Steve McQueen. Charles Bronson. Eli Wallach. James Coburn. Robert Vaughn. Brad Dexter. Horst Buchholz.  What

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Fox is Remaking LUTHER for U.S Audiences; Why?

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I was late to the game, having just watched Luther for the first time this year, but I quickly fell in love with its brisk pace, interesting characters, and most of all…Idris Elba.  Now Variety is reporting that Fox is pursuing a Luther series for the States which begs the question…why? Fox is behind the

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Planet of the Apes – Worst to Best

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We live in a world in which there are seven, soon to be eight, Planet of the Apes films. I love it. This series is one of my all-time favourites, I just can’t get enough of it. The stories, the spectacle, the endings, and the apes themselves; It all comes together to form something truly

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The SCARFACE Remake Has a Director But Still No Reason to Exist

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Universal Pictures has found a director for its remake of Scarface, The Wrap reports that Chilean director Pablo Larraín is in talks to take on the project.  The remake will update the story to a modern day setting in Los Angeles, so I guess there goes the great soundtrack we had in Pacino’s Scarface. Also,

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The Third Trailer For ROBOCOP Finally Gets Me Interested

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In the end, chances are unfortunately stacked against the upcoming Robocop remake being a good flick but…this new trailer actually got me to take notice and I suppose that’s something. The action looks just as uninteresting and mediocre the other trailers but the beginning is especially nice as it starts things off quietly and gives

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The New ROBOCOP Trailer is our 3000th News Post, Sorry

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So this is our 3000th news item, a trailer for the re-make of RoboCop.  Is this an omen or what? The new RoboCop takes place in 2028 and finds OminiCorp putting its drone technology to use by taking blown-apart cop Alex Murphy (Joel Kinnaman) and turning him into a cyborg police officer.  So maybe the

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Ninja, Ninja, CRAP! Paramount Shuts Down ‘NINJA TURTLES’ Reboot...

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A friend of mine was just talking to me about the Ninja Turtles reboot, we were rightfully defending it (check out: In Defense of: Michael Bay’s NINJA TURTLES).  So it’s a shame that Paramount has shut down pre-production on the flick, while also pushing the release date from December 2013 to May 2014! The Hollywood

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