Posts tagged with "remake"

Korean drama Reply 1997 to receive US remake

Korean drama Reply 1997 to receive US remake
Fans of Korean TV series and dramas will recognise Reply 1997 as being a big hit back in 2012. This show even had its second season titled Reply 1994 that aired in 2013 and was just as big of a show as the first. It seems that the US has taken a liking to the ever so popular and forever growing series as FOX, the home of musical school drama GLEE, have announced that Answer Me 1999 is now in development. The original Korean drama told the story... 

Jack is Back. The New and Old in Fable: The Lost Chapters HD

Jack is Back. The New and Old in Fable: The Lost Chapters HD
Following from a short teaser video, it was announced by Lionhead Studios that the beloved (is it still too early to say classic?) Xbox title Fable: The Lost Chapters will be remade for the Xbox 360. PC gamers will be disappointed that it is not currently in development for any other platform, yet Lionhead also said in their recent FAQ that it has not been ruled out for the future. Upon their official announcement Lionhead also linked to a podcast... 

Evil Dead (2013) Review

Evil Dead (2013) Review
Horror remakes. Every classic horror movie and its sequel seem to have had a remake in the last decade. The majority have been horrible and not in a good way. The Evil Dead franchise is a beloved keystone of the horror genre, one that transcends horror into the realms of fantasy and even comedy. It’s been a long time coming, but Hollywood finally got its talons into the flick, and now a remake has been made. Is it a film that’s up to snuff? Is... 

Spike Lee’s Oldboy Gets Teaser Poster

Spike Lee’s Oldboy Gets Teaser Poster
For the movie buffs out there, it has been a growing concern that Park Chan Wook‘s classic movie Oldboy would be getting an American remake. Well now a teaser poster has been released showing an iconic part of the movie. With Spike Lee as the new director, the film was shot last year and stars Elizabeth Olsen, Sharlto Copley, and Josh Brolin.  For those who don’t know, the original movie was part of Park Chan Wook‘s ‘Vengeance’... 

Evil Dead remake (2013) Red-Band Trailer

Evil Dead remake (2013) Red-Band Trailer
WARNING: The following post contains links to graphic content in a horror movie context. For those of you who are not fans of gore and the tone of content that goes with it, this article is not for you. Please proceed with caution. The problem with horror is that a lot of the greatest films of the genre were made a couple of decades ago. Of course there are always new steps with films as The Blair Witch Project, Saw and Paranormal Activity, but... 

The Return of the Iron Chef

The Return of the Iron Chef
When was the last time you had a glimpse inside Kitchen Stadium? Back before TV was a perpetual cycle of cooking shows and Come Dine With Me clones, Iron Chef was a Japanese show in the vein of Masterchef where a plucky challenger would have to prepare a selection of dishes which would have to feature the theme ingredients of the day. Up against them would be one of the show’s Iron Chefs who would be cooking to the same requirements before a winner... 

Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters Trailer – “Well that’s new…”

Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters Trailer – “Well that’s new…”
In a world where fairytales like Snow White are given re-toolings and re-tellings, Paramount and MGM bring us a trailer for Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters. The film is influenced by the titular fairytale but it has been taken in an interesting, action-packed direction. Starring Jeremy Renner and Gemma Arterton as the brother and sister team, Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters takes place 15 years after the fairytale we’re all familiar with. After... 

Trailer for Total Recall remake lands

Trailer for Total Recall remake lands
After a short teaser, Sony Columbia Pictures have now released the first trailer for the new Total Recall remake. The film presents a future where fantastical dreams can become real inserted memories, all thanks to the company Rekall. Factory worker Douglas Quaid (Colin Farrell) decides to pay them a visit, much to his wife Lori’s (Kate Beckinsale) disdain. Feeling that having memories of living life as a spy might be just what he needs, the procedure... 

Battlestar Galactica: Blood and Chrome Confirmed

Battlestar Galactica: Blood and Chrome Confirmed
Who said ninjas don’t exist? Well there are still some modern day ones around as it appears that a video nabbed from WonderCon confirms the prequel to the recently re-envisioned Battlestar Galactica: Blood and Chrome . However, it seems that the powers of copyright protection are quick in their mysterious ways, and the trailer has sadly been removed from YouTube by NBC Universal due to infringement. Now it turns out that it was a demo reel... 

Baldur’s Gate Enhanced Edition for summer release

Baldur’s Gate Enhanced Edition for summer release
“Take heart fellow adventurers, for you have curried the favour of Boo, the only miniature giant space hamster in the Realm!” Now you are either very confused by this statement or you’re feeling reminiscent of one of the greatest classic games of the RPG genre. The quote itself comes from the original Baldur’s Gate game, something which set the tone, level and pace for most RPG games today. Especially in the dungeons and dragons style... 
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