Posts Tagged ‘remake’
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MOVIE REVIEWS
 
Kennedi Clements stars in the 2015 remake of "Poltergeist," directed by Gil Kenan and released by 20th Century Fox.

Poltergeist (2015)

This rejiggering of the 1982 classic is reminiscent of “Poseidon” or 2005’s “The Amityville Horror” — a significantly shorter simulacrum that works on its own single-serving terms.
Academy Award nominee Quvenzhané Wallis is Annie in 2014's "Annie," a Sony Pictures release.

Annie (2014)

"Never slow your roll," Annie is told in this modern-day update. Here's hoping Quvenzhané Wallis heeds the advice, too. She's all that treats instead of tricks.

Rosemary's Baby Inside

Rosemary’s Baby

NBC's remake of Roman Polanski's "Rosemary's Baby" feels more like a cheesy Lifetime movie with an inflated budget than a serious horror film.
Donatello in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Neither aggressively bad nor particularly good, the new "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" movie reeks of producer Michael Bay but doesn't totally suck.

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Class of 1983: “Scarface”

A dishonest character choice sets "Scarface" back, but it's still a bleakly funny, compulsively watchable template for the criminal deconstruction of the American Dream.
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Maniac

If the serial killer were anybody but Elijah Wood, I may have been able to take "Maniac" more seriously. But, alas, Frodo has a pretty low intimidation factor.

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Evil Dead

A sullied, hollow shell of a remake with little to offer aside from slash-and-gash special effects.

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