Posts Tagged ‘remake’

8 Sequels And Remakes I Actually Want, That Hollywood Will Not Give Me

by spikedirectionon 07/07/2015
You don’t have to look hard to find film fans complaining, at length, about the indomitable tide of unwanted sequels or remakes swamping our cinemas and taking funds away from creative or interesting ideas. I’d usually be one of them; I’d much rather be surprised by something new, than watch studio execs, led by focus […]

Remakes, reboots and a list of 65 of them to rant about

by James Woodheadon 03/07/2014
Before you skip right to the list, stick with me for a minute. It’ll make your outrage even sweeter. They’re going to remake the Six Million Man. I’m not entirely sure how you can remake a movie of something that was never a movie, but they’re going to anyway. Had the pre-production marketing plugged it […]

Scarface, Rebooting a Legend and Playing with Political Fire

by James Woodheadon 25/03/2014
Last week I let out a little rant about the subject of reboots, it seems this week will be the same. Last night, The Wrap revealed that Chilean director, Pablo Larrain (Academy Award nominee for “No” as Foreign Language film) will be taking over the helm to from David Yates (Harry Potter and the Deathly […]

The Grudge – Rebooted…

by James Woodheadon 22/03/2014
The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) frequently tells us how the creative industries are under threat from the copyright infringing scourge of piracy. So we can only presume that the creative industries have lost the war and creativity is dead as we delve deeper into 2014 with a yet more pointless reboots of movies.  […]

Sly Trilogy and God of War Collection announced for Vita

by Nick Hancheton 17/02/2014
Vita lovers, rejoice! Two of Playstation’s much-loved mascots are making the move from home console to handheld in the near future. Starting on the 16th April we’ll all be sneaking, stealing and enjoying copious amounts of hilarious dialogue in Sly Cooper and the Thievius Raccoonus, Sly 2: Band of Thieves and Sly 3: Honour Among […]

Is Nothing Sacred? Weird Science Remake Rumours

by James Buckinghamon 19/04/2013
There are certain movies from your childhood that you deem sacred. For me it was movies like Flight Of The Navigator and WarGames, but also lumped-in by default is pretty much anything that the late John Hughes made- The Breakfast Club, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off and Weird Science. Unfortunately the “law” has been broken, and […]

90’s Classic Flashback Gets Remake

by James Buckinghamon 11/04/2013
If you’re an old Amiga, Atari ST, Mega-Drive (Genesis) or SNES gamer, then you’ll remember the classic platformer Flashback… and you may be happy to find out that Ubisoft have confirmed that it’s being remade for the PS3 and Xbox 360. If you’ve not heard of Flashback, or if it’s a little before your time […]

System Shock 2 Finally Allowed A Re-Release

by James Buckinghamon 13/02/2013
Good news everyone! Ahem… sorry – my Hubert Farnsworth impression needs work. Anyway – this isn’t just good news, it’s awesome news: it looks like the all-time PC classic System Shock 2 may finally be is confirmed to be getting the re-release that fans have been clamoring for since current PCs had issues running it. […]