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Hellraiser : Revelations (2011)

Written by Gary J. Tunnicliffe. Directed by Victor Garcia. Starring Stephan Smith Collins and Tracey Fairaway

Plot: Two friends discover a puzzle box in Mexico, which opens a gateway to Hell. 144 more words

Cinephiles Take An Oath. Say NO To Crappy Remakes!

There was a time when Bollywood comedies did amuse us. But with the advent of Humshakals-esque films we have started to drift apart from these classic comedies. 439 more words


Day 5: We Are What We Are (2013)

When I found this film streaming on Netflix, I didn’t know it was based on the 2010 Spanish-language film, Somos lo que hay, and as soon as I can locate a copy of the original, I will happily consume it. 114 more words


Remaking Modern Blockbusters: Introduction

In Hollywood there has always been a tendency to avoid risk-taking by updating old classics, giving a modern tint to familiar (and lucrative) stories. Some people decry this as a lack of originality, but it is really financial rationale by movie studios: Classic films were classic because they connected with their audiences. 973 more words


Ben-Hur Remake...A Good Idea?

Found this article “Hollywood Scion Jack Huston Cast in Ben-Hur Remake” yesterday and had some very immediate reactions/thoughts:

1) A Ben-Hur remake?! Who thought this up?? 257 more words

Pop Culture

#503 -- Maniac (2012)

Rating: 5/10

Directed by: Franck Khalfoun

If there’s one thing I learned from the movie Sin City, it’s that Elijah Wood is pretty damn good at playing a crazy person. 280 more words


Quarantine (John Erick Dowdle, 2008)

While Quarantine (John Erick Dowdle, 2008) is an almost shot-by-shot remake of the Spanish , the differences between the two films are significant and make for variant narrative experiences. 823 more words

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