Posts tagged "Remakes"

And Now They Are Remaking Point Break

Do you guys ever get worried that Hollywood will suddenly start generating new material and that not every single movie will be some gently reheated nostalgic throwback property from yesteryear gussied up in a hot new outfit 3 tha kidz? I mean, that hasn't happened yet, and they aren't, and every movie is, but do… More »

By: Gabe Delahaye / September 13, 2011

Mr. Rogers 2.0

PBS has announced that it is developing an animated spin-off series based on Mr. Rogers Neighborhood. Presumably Mr. Rogers will be a CGI young wizard and King Friday will be a werewolf voiced by Justin Bieber. More »

By: Gabe Delahaye / August 1, 2011

TNT Is Remaking Dallas

It turns out that OUR generation's Dallas is just more Dallas. More »

By: Gabe Delahaye / July 11, 2011

Spike Lee Possibly Remaking Oldboy Open Thread

The question I pose to you is this: can you think of a worse idea? More »

By: Gabe Delahaye / July 6, 2011

Conan: The Barbarian Trailer, You Guys

Didn't we all agree that 300 kind of sucked? I was pretty sure that we all agreed that 300 kind of sucked. I know for sure that everyone agreed that Clash of the Titans sucked, and if memory serves, we all were pretty much on the same page about 10,000 B.C. sucking. Prince of Persia:More »

By: Gabe Delahaye / May 5, 2011

Our Footloose Remake

A group of 58 amateur filmmakers have recreated the movie Footloose in its entirety. You can watch the whole thing, or you can just admire the idea of it. It depends on where your head's at these days. More »

By: Gabe Delahaye / April 14, 2011

Bradley Cooper To Possibly Star In A Remake Of The Crow And Ruin Jokes About The Crow For Everybody

Recently, some items were stolen from the landing of my building. Namely, a pair of boots and one of those collapsible, rolling shopping carts that old ladies (and I) use for groceries. I'm not bringing this up because it is the single saddest thing in the herstory of sad things that has ever happened to… More »

By: Gabe Delahaye / April 13, 2011

How Should They Update The Wizard Of Oz For Today’s Very Cool Youth?

Deadline Hollywood is reporting that Warner Bros and Robert Zemeckis are moving forward with a remake of The Wizard of Oz. Cool! Good thinking, everyone involved. "Is there a single reason that anyone in this room can possibly think of why this would not be a really good idea?" SILENCE, I'M SURE. (Dear Hollywood,… More »

By: Gabe Delahaye / November 18, 2010

All Chace Crawford Has Ever Wanted To Do Was Dance

It is official. They are remaking Footloose, and Kevin Bacon's character will be played by Nate Archibald. From Variety: Chace Crawford has signed on to star in Paramount Pictures' remake of "Footloose." The Kenny Ortega-helmed project had been thrown into doubt when Zac Efron decided against making another tuner so soon after "High School… More »

By: Gabe Delahaye / May 20, 2009

Drop Dead Fred Remake To Feature More Leather Pants

Guys, they're remaking Drop Dead Fred. I have no idea why since that movie was perfect. From Hollywood Reporter: Universal Pictures is resurrecting the 1991 comedy "Drop Dead Fred," this time as a starring vehicle for comedian Russell Brand. The original starred Phoebe Cates as a wallflower who loses her job and husband during… More »

By: Gabe Delahaye / April 28, 2009

The Picture Of Hilary Duff

Hilary Duff has been cast as Bonnie in a remake of Bonnie and Clyde? Woof. Where is Jaden Smith to crane kick some sense into Hollywood? But something good has come out of it. Now she is in a feud with Faye Dunaway! Incredible! So many feuds today! From the Huffington Post: Dunaway, 68,… More »

By: Gabe Delahaye / February 4, 2009

Friday Fight: Movie Remakes: Horrible Or Meh-ible?

gabe: jackie chan is a ridiculous choice for the karate kid remake gabe: obviously it should have been tony jaa lindsay: At least it's not Mickey Rooney. gabe: but also people need to RELAX gabe: is mickey rooney even still alive? lindsay: yeah gabe: well, then he might ahve actually been a good Mr. Miyagi… More »

By: Gabe Delahaye / January 16, 2009

Hey Hollywood, How About You DON’T Remake East Of Eden

I read on the internet today that Hollywood is going to remake the Elia Kazan classic East of Eden, and that the guy who directed John Adams is going to direct it. Whoops. That sounds like a terrible idea. John Adams was great, and clearly the guy who directed it is good at directing,… More »

By: Gabe Delahaye / January 14, 2009
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