Remakes Revealed: THESE are the best and worst remakes of ALL TIME

It is a widely held belief that we are running out of ideas. The proof seems to be in the proliferation of remakes and reboots, of sequels and prequels, being released increasingly each year. As fans bemoan the fates of their beloved originals, some herald remakes with ushering in new generations of fans to a […]

Fantastic Fest Day 4: ‘Suspiria’ Joins the Pantheon of Great Horror Remakes, ‘The Night Comes For Us’ is the Most Violent Action Movie Ever Made, and ‘Deadly Games’ is a Holiday Horror Classic

(Welcome to The Fantastic Fest Diaries, where we will be chronicling every single movie we see at the United States’ largest genre film festival.) Welcome to Fantastic Fest, day four. In this diary entry: one of the best horror remakes ever, the most violent action movie I’ve ever seen, and a long-lost cult classic in the […]

A perfect time for Fahrenheit 451 remakes; HBO’s version falls short

Enlarge / Do you get it? It’s the temperature at which a book burns. (credit: Michael Gibson / HBO) Warning: This post contains minor spoilers for HBO’s Fahrenheit 451. Media and entertainment have been stripped of thought and reduced to quick dopamine hits. Societal norms—whether that means popular thought or preferred means of communication—have been […]

Platinum Dunes is Done With Remakes, Will Focus On Original Horror Movies

Horror reboots were prevalent for a while, particularly from production company Platinum Dunes. Now, however, more and more producers are catching on to the fact that original horror can bring in a crowd. As a result, Platinum Dunes has vowed to ditch remakes and reboots entirely and focus on original horror and genre films. So […]

The RetroBeat: Shadow of the Colossus sets a new standard for classic game remakes

Most remakes are unnecessary. As a fan of retro gaming, I believe that you can often the best experience playing the original. And unlike some, I don’t think that aging graphics make a classic less enjoyable. So I was a bit skeptical of Shadow of the Colossus’s recent remake on PlayStation 4. The original on […]

‘Inside’ Remakes One of the Best Horror Movies of the Past Decade…and It’s a Mess

The long-delayed Inside (À l’intérieur) remake is finally ready to see the light of day. What this Inside remake review presupposes is…maybe that’s not such a good thing? Who is Inside for? It’s a question that kept running through my head as I watched the long-delayed horror remake. This remake of the 2007 movie À l’intérieur uses basically the same […]

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon are the near-instant remakes we deserve

Enlarge / New stories, like the one involving the Pokémon-absorbing Necrozma, arrive very late in these new versions. (credit: Pokémon) The 3DS ought to be winding down by now. The Switch is far from a complete failure, at least for the time being, and Nintendo has already begun to push its biggest and brightest franchises […]

Star Wars Day: AMAZING VIDEO remakes ENTIRE Beatles Sgt Pepper album to fit A New Hope

Palette-Swap Ninja have re-written the lyrics to the entirety of the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, song by song, for one very special reason. Now, when each song is played chronologically, it perfectly fits Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. Starting with the title track, transformed here to become Princess Leia’s Stolen […]

Disney’s Live-Action Remakes: A Comprehensive List of the Films in Development

last updated Nov 3 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) Remake in development: A live-action remake of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is coming, with Erin Cressida Wilson (The Girl on the Train) writing the script. The new film will be a musical with original songs by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (La La […]