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Best of the Week: Plenty More ’80s Remakes Are Coming, ‘The Raid 2′ Video Game, Marvel News Galore, and More

Apr 11, 2014

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the goonies 02 585 Best of the Week: Plenty More 80s Remakes Are Coming, The Raid 2 Video Game, Marvel News Galore, and More

The Goonies, Wreck-It Ralph and Gremlins may be getting new movies. Oh, and Police Academy may be coming back, too. In more remake news, Timecop is back on. Captain America 3 is definitely happening. And a Mystique spin-off may happen

robocop%202014 The Geek Beat: When It Comes to Remakes, Can We Ever Truly Love a Pretender to the Throne

Oh, RoboCop, it would have been so much easier if you were terrible.

I couldn’t help think that after leaving the theater last week, because no matter how skeptical I was of Jose Padilha’s remake of Paul Verhoeven’s brutal 1987 film (which, I admit, is one of my favorite movies), I had to admit that, well… it wasn’t bad at all.

In fact, the biggest problem I… Continue reading The Geek Beat: When It Comes to Remakes, Can We Ever Truly Love a Pretender to the Throne

We live in an era of remakes. Most of them are big and obvious, like the impending release of RoboCop, a movie that dared tread upon ground that is sacred to movie geeks. Others don’t announce their origins quite so loudly or proudly. You can be guaranteed that many of the people who head out to see About Last Night this weekend don’t realize that it’s actually a remake… Continue reading Classic Comedies and the Remakes You Didn't Even Know Existed

The Lords of Salem

From the singular mind of horror maestro Rob Zombie comes a chilling plunge into a nightmare world where evil runs in the blo… Read More

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Horror-meister Rob Zombie returns to theaters this weekend with an eerie new project titled “The Lords of Salem.” The film stars Zombie’s real-life wife, Sherri Moon (star of his “Devil’s Rejects” and “Halloween” remake), as a radio… Continue reading 'The Lords of Salem' Director Rob Zombie on Satanic Scares and 'Pointless' Remakes

msdacveec003h 90s Remakes Hollywood Should Consider

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