Tag Archive: Remake

Beauty and the Beast (2017) – Review

As Disney continues with their trend of churning out live action remakes of their animated films it’s no surprise that they’d tackle one of their biggest hits, but with Beauty and the Beast this is the first time they’ve adapted…
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Village of the Damned: From Book to Screen

In 1957 British science fiction author John Wyndham published The Midwich Cuckoos, and as a follower of H.G. Wells he believed that science fiction stories worked best if there was only one aberrant event i.e. alien invasion or what have…
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The Stepford Wives: From Book to Screen

The term “Stepford Wife” entered the world’s lexicon shortly after author Ira Levin’s book was published back in 1972, and I’d say more people are familiar with the term and it’s meaning (i.e. a woman who seems to conform blindly…
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The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974) – Review

“Who in the hell would steal a subway train?” This question is asked a lot in this 1974 crime thriller by director Joseph Sargent, which was based on the hit book by Morton Freedgood under the pen name John Godey,…
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King Kong (2005) – Review

Hollywood loves remakes. That adage has never been truer than it is today.  Audiences are being constantly bombarded by remakes of older popular films, and that’s only if their current hot franchises have run out of sequel steam. With movies…
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