People say Hollywood has a problem with originality. That’s probably true. But some narrative concepts are too good for just one film to hog. While originality certainly has its place, there’s something to be said for revisiting stories that work in hopes of reclaiming that glory or using it to come up with something new with a change of scenery. The following movies… Continue reading These Movies Should Be Remade As Often As Possible
Is Steven Spielberg really going to remake West Side Story? Who knows, but according to Deadline he’s interested in doing something with the 1961 classic, itself an adaptation of a stage production that retooled Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet (itself a remake of Ovid’s Pyramus and Thisbe). Maybe he just wants to give the familiar story yet another update of some kind. Probably nothing will ever come of… Continue reading Which Movie Musicals Would You Like Remade by Your Favorite Directors?
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Ron Howard is in talks to direct a live-action Jungle Book movie for Warner Bros. Rumor has it the star of Transformers 4 is
Everyone is nostalgic for the old, low-res video games of yesteryear, right? Well, all of us that can remember a time when gaming systems were known by how many bits they could compute, at least. And everyone loves movies, right? Why not combine the two? This is the Internet, after all. If it can be done, someone out there is doing it.
A group called CineFix… Continue reading 'Blade Runner' Joins 'Drive,' 'Anchorman' and 'Zardoz' As Latest Movie Remade as a Fake Video Game
While the Roy Lee production, Abduction, starring Taylor Lautner — emphasis on the word abs — hits theaters today, another Lee film is already in the works. The producer is remaking TIFF favorite, the French thriller Sleepless Night — about a cop who steals a mountain of cocaine from a gangster and has to race against the clock to recover his son from the thug — into an English-language