Tagged: remake

Psycho Janet Leigh shower

Remake Recon: Psycho

In 1960 Alfred Hitchcock took a step back from his glossy, big-budget color films to make a small horror film. Small budget, black and white and controversial Psycho was unleashed...

Summer movies 2015 Avengers Black Widow

Summer Movies – May 2015

Black Widow returns in Avengers: Age of Ultron Let’s get rolling once again with big glossy summer movies! May – the start of the summer movie season! Anyone old enough...

Ladykillers 1955 comedy cast

Remake Recon: The Ladykillers

An elderly lady gets an unusual inquiry from a stranger about the room she wants to rent. Professor Marcus (Alec Guinness) explains to Mrs. Wilberforce (Katie Johnson) he is a...

Indiana Jones Harrison Ford recast

Should Indiana Jones Be Recast?

Who will be the new Indiana Jones? (yeah, cuz we really need one….) The question ‘Should Indiana Jones be recast?’ is somewhat moot. We shouldn’t be asking ‘if the character...

Ghostbusters 2016 remake reboot

The Ghostbusters Reboot Is Coming

Whether you think it’s a good idea, a bad idea, whether you’re excited or appalled or if you think this is all just “mass hysteria” – it’s coming. The Ghostbusters...

Narrow Margin Gene Hackman Anne Archer

Remake Recon: The Narrow Margin

In 1952 RKO Pictures would release a low-budget thriller called The Narrow Margin. Starring Charles McGraw, Marie Windsor and Jacqueline White, the film at the time was meant to be...

Fright Night 1985 horror comedy

Remake Recon: Fright Night

I’ve enjoyed doing these comparative looks at an original film and its subsequent remake. With vampires enjoying a high level of popularity in recent years, it seemed inevitable the 1985...

Poseidon Adventure movie cast

Remake Recon: The Poseidon Adventure

Back in the 1970’s the disaster genre was at its peak. Millions of moviegoers were heading out to their local theaters to watch actors do their best to survive the...

Robocop costume controversy remake

The Robocop Remake Costume Controversy

Ok, maybe this isn’t the real Robocop costume It’s been a hot topic since the leak of the photos of Joel Kinnaman all suited up as the new, updated, 2013...

Mechanic Jason Statham 2011 action movie

The Mechanic (2011) – A Review

Jason Statham in The Mechanic I love me a good old-fashioned action movie. The big problem nowadays is finding an actor to be convincing enough to pull it all off....

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