Tag Archives: Remakes

TrailerWatch: live action “Dumbo” nails the cute

“Show them.” Gotta admit I was skeptical when I heard Disney was coming out with a live action remake of Dumbo. But this looks sweet, and lord knows it’s star studded. Plus, anyone who has a dry eye when “Baby … Continue reading

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TrailerWatch: Amazon video’s “Suspiria”

How can anyone top the great Dario Argento? The reboot of Suspiria aims to be in the same ballpark, and with this new trailer, 2018’s Suspiria hopes to harness the same creepy, stylistic mood of the original classic. Synopsis! A darkness … Continue reading

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“Murder on the Orient Express”(2017) – a gorgeous but slightly bumpy ride

Nutshell: Gorgeous visuals, a stellar cast, and a killer mystery adds up to a promising film. Though things tend to sputter midway through, and the plot focuses a bit too heavily on Poirot, it all gets wrapped up nicely.  Plus, … Continue reading

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#31in31 2017 – “The Blob (1988)”

“That’s great; I killed the strawberry jam.” Story: A meteor touches down near a small town.  Requisite stock character Old Man Hermit goes looking for it, and damn if it doesn’t stick to him.  Stick to him good.  A couple … Continue reading

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“It” floats just as well as the original

Nutshell: This reboot/remake of the 1990 TV miniseries has a different feel to it, but dammit if it doesn’t pack a punch.  A young cast full of poised-to-break-out stars, a director who knows how to handle the spooky, and a … Continue reading

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TrailerWatch: “It” reboot promises you’ll float too…

I loved Stephen King’s It. I loved Tim Curry as Pennywise in the 1990 TV adaptation. So I was creeped out in a bad way when I heard that It was going to be re-made. Why mess with perfection, amirite? … Continue reading

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#31in31 2016 – The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let’s Do the Time Warp Again

Story: Recently engaged couple Brad (ASSHOLE!) and Janet (SLUT!) head to Frank N. Furter’s castle after their car breaks down. The Doctor is in…and working on a new project.  C’mon up to the lab, and see what’s on the slab. … Continue reading

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