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Old 15 Apr 2005, 11:14 PM   #16
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Re: Re: Horror movie remakes...

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...On the other hand, these remakes are worthy reinterpretations of the originals:

Night of The Living Dead
The Ring
Dawn of The Dead..
I'd like to add the remake of "The Thing" to this shortlist. The 80's remake was very good!
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Old 15 Apr 2005, 11:48 PM   #17
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IMHO most remakes fail becuz the original was the interpetation of the Director & that's what made it memorable in the first place.

A song can be remade & if the performer/arranger has a creative interpetation of it that can work (or just as easily stink) also.

The 80's " The Thing" was an excellent movie, John Carpenter is a great director.

Why "Assault on Precinct 13" one of his 1st features & a B movie classic was remade is beyond me besides being a payday for the production team..

It seems that movies that were popular in the 80's are being dredged up for a new audience & any nuance & sublety in the original gets tossed aside.
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Old 18 Apr 2005, 03:33 PM   #18
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I saw the new Amityville Horror movie today, and is a VERY freaky movie! Its very spooky, and I would definately reccomend it!
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Old 20 Apr 2005, 10:42 AM   #19
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Re: Re: Re: Horror movie remakes...

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According to reports, The Ring 2 is not a retell story. The director states that it is an original story for the Hollywood The Ring 1.
Indeed, The Ring 2 is a sequel to The Ring as opposed to a remake of Ringu 2 that's the sequel to Ringu, which The Ring is based on. I was so bored by Ringu that I didn't even bother watching Ringu 2 or Ringu 0, the prequel to Ringu.

BTW, I have high hopes for Peter Jackson's King Kong after the fine job he did with the LotR trilogy.
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Old 20 Apr 2005, 11:04 AM   #20
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Ring 2 is somewhat scary, although a bit illogical. I.E - they move to some isolated town, magically samara find them.

You would definately need to see the first Ring to get the second one. EG - there is no explanation of who or what samara is.
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Old 5 May 2020, 11:14 PM   #21
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Some remakes are fine. I liked the remake of " Night Of the Living Dead".
Yes I like that one.... I saw it before I saw the 1968 one........


I saw that one and didnt like it as much as the 1990 one.... Everyone dies for one thing..

For the most part I DO NOT LIKE REMAKES. I value purity and originality......
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Old 7 May 2020, 03:06 PM   #22
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Little Shop of Horrors.


The original was supposed to be a horror movie, by the standards of its era.
The remake is certainly not a horror movie by any standard, but it is hilarious!
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Old 7 May 2020, 04:59 PM   #23
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The remake is a joke like everything else now
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Old 20 May 2020, 02:34 AM   #24
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This is pretty cool and awesome.
Spamalot - coming to a forum near you!
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Old 20 May 2020, 06:19 AM   #25
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Let us hope not!!
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Pretty cool and awesome
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Old 23 May 2020, 11:30 AM   #28
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Old 23 May 2020, 12:05 PM   #29
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Probably not.. They will most likely re-register (uugghh)

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