In 1996, Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez teamed up to make From Dusk Till Dawn, a horror-crime film about two bloodthirsty bandits running into a vampire den. Everyone dies, pretty much. Some of them turn into vampires on the way; then they die, too. Show More Summary
Ed Helms already picked up Leslie Nielsen's dead-pan police doofus mantle (DPPDM) when he was cast in the Naked Gun remake, and it looks like he has signed up more of the same with the upcoming Epic Fail. The Office actor is set to star in the Lionsgate comedy, currently... More »
You?d think that gamers would be getting tired of remakes, reboots and retellings of classic series, but that certainly doesn?t seem to be the case over on the PlayStation 3. Sony has released its monthly sales figures for February and leading the pack on the PS4 is none other than the ninja-tastic blast from the past, Strider.Click To Continue Reading
Since the reboot of National Lampoon's Vacation is still dead in the water, and we haven't heard anything about a remake of The Naked Gun, we've been waiting to see what else Ed Helms will be doing besides lending his voice to Captain Underpants. Show More Summary
Alexandre Aja struck immediate success with the high-powered thriller, Haute Tension, in 2003, landing him several other directing opportunities including remakes of The Hills Have Eyes, Mirrors, and Piranha. What is your favorite Alexandre Aja film?
Turning 40 was a big milestone for Juliette Lewis, who broke into show business at the age of 18 after starring in Martin Scorsese's 1991 remake of "Cape Fear," which earned her an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. But...Show More Summary
[brightcove videoID=3323406477001 playerID=2540257919001] Writer-actor-director Jon Favreau (Swingers, Elf, Iron Man and Iron Man 2) premiered his new movie Chef at this week’s SXSW festival in Austin, Tex., In between slinging Cubano sandwiches, Favreau gave us five minutes on his career and approach to filmmaking. The script for Chef came to him in a flash (he says he wrote [...]
Mondo will be releasing the incredibly cool GODZILLA poster you see below. Designed by Phantom City Creative, the poster depicts the giant beast rising out of a plume of smoke, an inspired idea and a splendid execution. The remake's director, Gareth Edwards, will be hosting a special screening of the original GODZILLA at SXSW on Tuesday, Mar. Show More Summary
In case you didn't know, this year marks the 40th anniversary of the original slasher film The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. And for those who just haven't enjoyed the various remakes, reboots and sequels over the past decade or so, we have some good news. Show More Summary
The Pet Collective has created a cute remake of Disney’s 1991 animated film Beauty and the Beast with adorable costumed kittens. We’ve previously written about The Pet Collective’s great collection of feline movie remakes.
Host Neil deGrasse Tyson and executive producers Ann Druyan and Brannon Braga discuss how their ambitious remake of the seminal '80s science series channels the spirit of Carl Sagan while introducing the universe to a new generation of viewers. Show More Summary
Michael Fassbender is seen wearing his period clothes on the set of his film Macbeth on Saturday (March 8) in the countryside of Surrey, England. The 36-year-old actor is playing the title role in the adaptation of Shakespeare’s play about General Macbeth whose ambitious wife (Marion Cotillard) urges him to use wicked means in order [...]
Sheila MacRae has has died at 93, leaving behind a legacy as a well-respected actress famous for her tole in the 1960s remake of The Honeymooners. MacRae was an English actress and comedienne who played Alice Kramden on the reboot of the CBS series. Show More Summary
Making his first appearance in the 1954 Gojira, Godzilla is a giant monster that lives in the sea that comes from the ocean to feed on mankind. Last night we revealed a connection between the 1954 film and the 2014 Godzilla remake – but imagine... Read More
Though he had a major stone-faced misstep with 2008’s remake The Day the Earth Stood Still, director Scott Derrickson proved his horror potential with 2005’s The Exorcism of Emily Rose and 2012’s Sinister, both of which took overused plotlines and gave them a wicked edge. Show More Summary
Steven Soderbergh, emerging from nominal retirement, has created a mashup of the shower scenes from Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho (1960) and Gus Van Sant’s 1998 shot-for-shot remake: Jonathan Crow explains the experiment: For much of the piece, Soderbergh alternates between a scene from the original and one from the remake – Anne Heche, who plays Marion Crane in […]
What’s the point of remaking something if you can’t do it better than the original? 18 years after From Dusk Till Dawn hit theaters, Robert Rodriguez will see his television adaptation of the same name debut on the new El Rey Network. I was able... Read More
Some of the usual internet suspects are freaking out over the new trailer for "Annie," saying that Annie is “supposed” to be white -- spouting racist terms, of course.
Within a few short years, Elizabeth Olsen has skyrocketed into super stardom, with no small thanks to the Horror genre. Select films of hers include Martha Marcy May Marlene, Silent House, and the upcoming remakes of Oldboy and Godzilla. What is your favorite performance by Elizabeth Olsen?
Securing his position as the new go-to guy for remakes of ’80s movies about singing and dancing and so forth, Hustle & Flow director Craig Brewer has decided to chase his basically scene-for-scene Footloose update with a modern take on Taylor Hackford’s The Idolmaker. Show More Summary