Judging from the box office results of ‘Fright Night,’ ‘Conan the Barbarian,’ ‘Footloose’ and ‘The Thing,’ the ’80s are officially officially over. Not that Hollywood is concerned: just this week it was revealed that ‘The Cannonball Run’ may become the next ’80s classic to get the remake treatment, a decision that seems like the equivalent of an ostrich sticking its head in the sand. Isn’t it… Continue reading '90s Remakes Hollywood Should Consider
Usually, when writing about a new movie, it’s customary to provide a plot summary and any other important information at the top of your piece. When talking about this weekend’s ‘The Thing,’ however… eh, what’s the point? If you’re really interested in seeing ‘The Thing,’ you can stay in this weekend and watch it on DVD; it was made in 1982 by John Carpenter (itself an entirely radical new interpretation… Continue reading Why 'The Thing' Is Everything Wrong With Modern Hollywood
If you weren’t joyfully jumping around your living room watching Peter Dinklage accept his Emmy for Game of Thrones a couple weeks ago then I don’t want to know you because …
- You don’t watch Game of Thrones, and that is a mistake worthy of a direwolf attack (you don’t know what that is because you suck!), and
- You don’t like Peter Dinklage and therefore probably also
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