I have done a few pieces on horror remakes and if there is one thing that we can all likely agree on its the fact that as a rule horror remakes suck. The remake has an 88% approval rating and nobody has reviewed the original which makes me think not many people are fans of the original. It will be called Vampire Chronicles. If he murdered someone, the audience saw the murder unfold as if they were doing it themselves. Wherein you realize that Stephen King kinda loved the remake of The Hitcher.
Definitely one of the best remakes ever made. He rants, he raves, he looks like his head is literally going to explode off his body. They may end up in development hell, but for now, these horror movies appear to be in the works. Often the remake is not a good film but the ring was a real exception in my eyes. Hammy Geoffrey Rush is the best Geoffrey Rush, and here you get him at the center of a big, silly haunted house flick.
The worst of the American remakes of Asian horror, this ghost story about a curse spread through cell phones wasn't nearly as silly in the hands of director Takashi Miike. DeWitt and Rockwell are terrific, as usual, as are Jared Harris and Jane Adams as bickering would-be ghostbusters whose team includes a pre- Succession Nicholas Braun. Rent from Amazon, iTunes, YouTube, etc. Spike Lee's remake of the artsy vampire movie Ganja and Hess mimics the introspective, jazzy atmosphere of the original but adds overly stylized, pompous dialogue and ends up as a painfully awkward attempt to recreate a film that was very much a product of its time, reflecting of the burgeoning sexual revolution and the racial dynamics of the post-Civil Rights Movement. I have nothing against Jessica Biel but most horror movies have no name actors in them and casting Jessica Biel was distracting becasue she was well known.
The 2005 remake shares only the title of the 1953 film, as its plot is more similar to that of the 1979 film Tourist Trap. I will never stop though. The late Anton Yelchin leads this snarky, character-driven remake that pits Las Vegas suburbanites and a Criss Angel-like magician against a suave vampire in the neighborhood played by a scene-stealing Colin Farrell. New Line Cinema has scrapped the previous reboot in favor of starting anew. Javier Gutiérrez Before the Fall got on board to direct, and in 2013, Luke Evans was hired to star. Aja masterfully creates a sense of unease and utter chaos with a frenetic pace and an unnerving musical score. I highly disagree, i feel the original had more to the rapes of Jennifer than the remake.
No Bruce Campbell as Ash? Case in point: these 25 movies that have contributed to the dubious legacy of horror remakes, listed from worse to worst. After all, the original will always be there in its pure, untouched form and a new incarnation promises the potential for exciting new reads on the material. Invasion of the Body Snatchers 1978 The original: Invasion of the Body Snatchers 1956 Why it's great: Don Siegel's 1956 adaptation of the Jack Finney novel is of course, an old-school science fiction classic, but for me at least there's something so dark and ominous about this Philip Kaufman rendition that just gets creepier every time I see it. A reporter makes it her mission to discover the origins of the tape and prevent herself, and her son, from succumbing to the supernatural curse. Well, as pleasant as a horror movie can be.
He goes on a quest for vengeance, murdering members of the gang. Movies are like art: subjective. Hills Have Eyes I was very wary about the remake for Hills Have Eyes but surprisingly I was quite impressed with the outcome. Piranha 3-D 2010 The original: Piranha 1978 Why it's great: Too many remakes seem to hew too closely to their source material to make their own ahem splash, but that's not the case with the knowingly childish Piranha 3-D. The othe rthing I hated about the remake was the fact that the cops were in on the rape. The original is hardly any sort of classic, and neither is this one.
It's not for the faint of heart, but damn this is a great movie. Josh Boone , will be directing the remake of Interview with the Vampire. The Craig Gillespie—directed, Marti Noxon—written Fright Night benefits from a first-rate cast that includes Colin Farrell and David Tennant as a seductive bloodsucker and a cheesy magician, respectively, and finds scares in an unexpected setting: the sprawling suburbs of Las Vegas. But sometimes, the filmmakers behind these remakes pull off a miracle. They watch cheesy reality shows about haunted houses that they come to realize have nothing to do with the real thing. The of the movie are among the best ever captured on film and they really bring the horrors of the monster to life. David Cronenbergs remake of the original 1958 film is gruesome well written and poignant.
Please contact us at or at the postal address listed above, attention: Data compliance department. The film is scheduled for 2017. Although The Uninvited is pretty decent as compared to other remakes. The remake for The Crow may be stuck in development hell, but it keeps trying hard to climb its way out, despite facing numerous legal problems. Where to watch it: Stream on Showtime and Starz.
But truths are truths and despite all my hate-orade Evil Dead 2013 was exactly what Bruce Cambell told us it would be. American Psycho: In December 2011, Lionsgate announced that it was developing a remake of the cult fave serial killer movie. Sometimes these remakes even surpass the original films. Generally speaking, they carry a negative connotation with them because, more often than not, if a studio sees fit to remake a film it means the film has a following and is beloved by many. Reilly, this movie didn't make a fraction of the box office splash the The Ring did. In January 2015, the cast was confirmed to include Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig and current Saturday Night Live members Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon, with a release date of July 22, 2016. Glad to see the Fly, Blob, Evil Dead, Thing and Silent Night especially considering the three female leads and Mr.
There's no way this oddly glossy remake is even half as powerful as Tobe Hooper's original tale of abduction, torment, and cannibalism, but taken on its own slick, sick merits, it's not a bad horror flick to throw on at a party. That game originally came out in 1998 for the PlayStation. Where to watch it: Rent from Amazon, iTunes, YouTube, etc. These are just a few more horror classics being remade. Although not a true remake in my eyes the film was terrifying, action packed and simply put. The film is a big inspiration for the video games and movies related to Silent Hill. No time table was announced.