Remakes

10 movies Hollywood shouldn't remake but probably will

Andrew Blair Top 10 Jan 20, 2014

Is nothing sacred? Not in Hollywood it isn't. Here's Andrew's list of 10 movies that shouldn't be remade but probably will be soon...

Should Disney reboot the Indiana Jones series?

Mark Harrison Feature Dec 17, 2013

Disney's bought the rights to make more Indiana Jones films. Is it time for a reboot?

Invasion Of The Body Snatchers 1978: a remake done right

Ryan Lambie Feature Dec 13, 2013

Few remakes are as clever or scary as 1978's Invasion Of The Body Snatchers. Ryan explains what other directors could learn from the film...

The Butterfly Effect remake in the works

Ryan Lambie News Jul 26, 2013

Although less than a decade old, sci-fi thriller The Butterfly Effect is reportedly being remade...

Is the big-budget Hollywood remake in trouble?

Ryan Lambie Feature Sep 25, 2012

Will a mixture of audience apathy and low attendance kill off Hollywood’s love of big-budget remakes? Ryan takes a closer look...

‘Closer to the source material’: the new justification for a remake?

Simon Brew News Jan 11, 2012

Is James Bond responsible for a new trend in remakes that purport to more faithfully adapt their source? Here’s Simon’s view on a common Hollywood phrase…

Where we’re up to with the remake clock

Simon Brew News Sep 14, 2011

As a remake of the classic Point Break is announced, Simon wonders whether the floodgates have been opened for a whole wave of 90s retreads…

World Cinema: Remakes part two

News Sep 1, 2010

In a second look at world cinema remakes, we check out what happens when Hollywood movies are made in other countries, often for very little money…

News round-up: Red, Tim Burton, Expendables, Mad Max, Mannequin remake, Push TV show

Simon Brew News Jan 20, 2010

Why did Van Damme turn Stallone down? What’s Tim Burton up to next? And are they really remaking Mannequin…!?

The James Clayton Column: requesting creative remakes

James Clayton News Jul 10, 2009

James despairs at the idea of a remake of An American Werewolf In London. Unless they're actually going to do something different with it...