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By: spam_vigilante
Tuesday, Jul 26th 2016 (12:25am)
As we mark the 40th anniversary of The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Fox is prepping a remake of the cult classic. The two-hour taped event special, which is in development with a cast-contingent order, is executive produced by Gail Berman of The Jackal Group; the 1975 movie's producer Lou Adler; and Kenny Ortega, who is set to direct and choreograph. Fox 21 TV Studios is producing.
By: dave
Friday, Apr 10th 2015 (1:16pm)
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They're remaking Plan 9 From Outer Space as a serious zombie movie. I shit you not. It's filth like this that makes me want to wrap a shotgun in an angora sweater and clean house.
By: dave
Friday, Jan 9th 2015 (12:05am) | Thanks: topless robot
Fifty pro and amateur filmmakers divvied up Paul Verhoeven's 1987 classic into 60 pieces, and went to town remaking each slice in their own vein. Presented here in full reassembled glory is Our RoboCop Remake.
By: dave
Friday, Feb 28th 2014 (12:12am)
Not that I would ever want to give traffic to io9 because those rat bastards stole our Bricken from Topless Robot, but Rob's knocked out a pretty damn good column about why reboots and remakes often fail and are mostly unnecessary. Apparently sleeping on the mountain of cash they gave him to jump ship hasn't affected his sensibilities too much.
By: dave
Thursday, Apr 4th 2013 (12:03am)
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They're remaking Jumanji. No, I'm not kidding.
By: dave
Tuesday, Dec 11th 2012 (7:13am)
Hollywood has suffered its worst weekend at the North American box office since the immediate aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, with analysts blaming a surfeit of sequels and remakes for deterring audiences.
By: dave
Thursday, Sep 13th 2012 (12:05am)
The web has been abuzz with the announcement that the Princess Bride was being remade. Turns out it's a load of shit. Whew.
By: dave
Tuesday, Jan 24th 2012 (12:00am)
NBC's remaking the Munsters. As a drama. Maybe to balance it out, their new Hannibal Lecter series will be a wacky screwball sitcom.
By: dave
Thursday, Nov 17th 2011 (4:46am) | Thanks: daily what
IGN sounds off with the growing sentiment that Hollywood is just farting off, collecting safe dregs instead of boldly producing risky art for the big win.
By: dave
Monday, Nov 7th 2011 (5:26am)
Veteran director John Carpenter has defended the glut of movie remakes in Hollywood, insisting rebooting films familiar to fans guarantees success. But Carpenter is adamant directors prefer to re-shoot old titles because it's an easy way of luring film fans away from the internet and into cinemas.

Sounds to me like someone's justifying laziness, Mr. Blamepants. You're making it hard to keep admiring you, Carpenter.
By: dave
Tuesday, Oct 18th 2011 (12:04am)
Warm up your fanboy prosthetic chins because Raimi's firing up the Evil Dead reboot.
By: dave
Tuesday, Jul 12th 2011 (6:03am)
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Man, I hate remakes. You could maybe count the good ones on one hand, while there's more bad ones than tea in China. You don't see me railing against remakes here much anymore because I've started a side project with a friend purely devoted to the topic, and my rants go there now.

ANYWAY. Of those good remakes, Airplane! gets added to the short list. 'Whaaa?' you may ask, 'Airplane! was a remake???' Yep. It's a parody of airplane disaster flicks in general, but a remake of Zero Hour! in particular. Don't believe me? Have a look at a side-by-side comparison. TMYK!
By: dave
Friday, May 28th 2010 (12:06am) | Thanks: reddit
It's bad enough when the Hollywood machine cops out by remaking great movies instead of, oh, coming up with something fresh and original.

Somehow, it's even more insulting and pathetic when they start remaking the worst. Sorry, Ed. Even you deserve better.
By: dave
Thursday, Sep 10th 2009 (5:54am) | Thanks: topless robot
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Why yes, now that you ask, another remake is coming down the pike exemplifying Hollywood's total lack of creativity and respect for culture: Yellow Submarine.
By: dave
Friday, Aug 21st 2009 (12:08am)
Some nobody music video director is remaking Alien. Even if it's an origin story instead of a straight-up remake (as has been hinted at in a late-breaking update), leave it the fuck alone.
By: dave
Friday, May 29th 2009 (12:17am) | Thanks: topless robot
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For the most part, my wife thinks my crusade against the remake trend is just me being pissy about unimportant shit. I'm pretty sure her opinion will change when she sees that one of her all-time favorites - Drop Dead Fred - is next in line.
By: dave
Friday, May 1st 2009 (8:37am)
The remake atrocities hurtle to a whole new level of unmitigated suck with the announcement that Re-Animator will be re-animated as a tv series... for the teenyboppers.

* actual hellvis quote
By: dave
Friday, Mar 6th 2009 (12:38pm) | Thanks: topless robot
I don't know what's more ludicrous - that they want to remake Total Recall or that one of the companies overseeing the project is named 'Original Film'.
By: dave
Monday, Mar 2nd 2009 (12:04am)
They're fucking remaking Land of the Lost. I saw the trailer for it during the Superbowl. As always, STOP IT STOP IT STOP IT. Is NOTHING sacred to you soulless greedy bastards?
By: dave
Monday, Feb 2nd 2009 (8:12am)
Jackie Chan may be playing Miyagi in a remake of the Karate Kid. Oh yay.
By: dave
Wednesday, Jan 14th 2009 (4:50am)
No, they're not fucking kidding. The Crow is next.
By: dave
Tuesday, Dec 16th 2008 (12:16am)
Romancing the Stone this time. For fuck's sake, Hollywood.
By: dave
Friday, Dec 5th 2008 (10:41am) | Thanks: luther
The 'let's remake a great movie into a modern piece of shit' gun has just been cocked again - They Live has been greenlit.
By: dave
Thursday, Dec 4th 2008 (7:52am) | Thanks: topless robot

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