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Re: 80s Remakes
« on: November 12, 2016, 04:22:27 am »
I've been saying that for years. If ya have to do a remake, make it from a badly done flick, with a kernel of great concept, throw in some contemporary, if need be and 'create' something bigger than it was.

The reasons I heard they do remakes of iconic films is strictly kids today won't see something with age. And I guess they are leaving it to the generation that recalls the original when it was memorable, to get out and see the remake? For nostalgia?

I didn't quite understand the point about The Thing. John Carpenters version was the quintessential remake from a terrible 50's flick. The recent remake of Carpenters perfect film, was a lost cause from the moment it was conceived.

Good article.
« Last Edit: November 12, 2016, 04:52:25 am by Mac »
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