Tag Archive: Reboot


All hail the return of the Griswold family! 

In this first image from the upcoming reboot/sequel, simply titled Vacation (in theaters July 31), we get our first look at the grown-up Rusty (Ed Helms), his wife (Christina Applegate) and two sons alongside the OG Griswolds, Clark (Chevy Chase) and Ellen (Beverly D’Angelo). 

But wait! There’s another character there, too! You’ll notice… Continue reading First Look: The 'Vacation' Reboot Brings Back a Classic Character

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:

The Pixar/Star Wars collaboration you’ve been waiting for, X-Wings (via Topless Robot):

This beautiful poster design for Jaws is by Kevin M. Wilson (via Live for Films):

Timed to Furious 7, IGN imagined a Back to the Future reboot starring Vin Diesel, titled Fast to the Future:… Continue reading Today in Movie Culture: Pixar's 'X-Wings,' Vin Diesel's 'Back to the Future' Reboot and More

The pair of Tomb Raider movies starring Angelina Jolie aren’t exactly bulletproof pieces of cinematic history. There’s no use pretending otherwise. They’re not awful, they’re just from an era where action movies were a bit uninspired, and as a result they’re a bit generic and already rather dated despite being only a little older than a decade.

So we’re guessing that no… Continue reading 'Tomb Raider' Reboot Swings Forward With 'Snow White and the Huntsman' Writer

Update 2/20/15: According to a follow-up story on Deadline, Steven Spielberg is reportedly interested in directing a reboot of Indiana Jones starring Chris Pratt assuming the right script comes with it. There are no further details and no potential storylines cited, but the news does follow last month’s word that Disney was interested in Pratt replacing Harrison Ford in what would amount to… Continue reading Steven Spielberg May Reboot 'Indiana Jones' with Chris Pratt

Shaft (1971) / Shaft (2000)

Way back in 1971, John Shaft was a trailblazing character, an assertive African-American private investigator, played by Richard Roundtree, who never backed down from the police and was catnip to the ladies. Shaft won an Academy Award for Isaac Hayes’ iconic theme song and was a big hit at the box office, spawning two sequels.