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Remakes: Anger and Fear

Yesterday, the cast for Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters remake was announced and, predictably, some folks on the internet exploded. There are a lot of moving parts to consider when examining what, exactly, makes this project so odious to certain people–from a fatigue with Feig’s recent output to the perpetual backlash against Saturday Night Live to the general minefield of women making in-roads into genre/sci-fi culture–but I wan to focus on a much broader point: why do remakes get people so angry? 1,344 more words

Existential Angst

Chris Pratt, The New Indiana Jones ?

Rumors are going around that Parks and rec, Guardians of the Galaxy, and Jurassic World star Chris Pratt is all but a lock for the role of Indy in what I can only guess will be a new series in the beloved Indiana Jones series. 26 more words

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Hollywoods Despicable Need for Money

There are rumors swirling around Hollywood over an Indiana Jones reboot with Chris Pratt in contention for the leading role. While this may sound like great news to some, I can’t help but question whether Hollywood is going too far. 344 more words

'Scent of a Man': Ghostbusters announcement sparks #GenderSwapReboots

The “controversy” over the female reboot of Ghostbusters sparked some discussion over some other #GenderSwapReboots

Flasher Dance #GenderSwapReboots

— Joel (@native_CDN) January 27, 2015

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Dear Hollywood, a letter on remakes

Dear Hollywood,

After reading that there is a possible Indiana Jones reboot coming I have only one thing to say to, please, please take your heads from out of your asses and stop destroying our much-loved movies, old and new. 488 more words

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Julia Roberts To Produce & Star in 'BATKID BEGINS'

Submarine announced that Julia Roberts is attached to the remake rights of the new documentary, Batkid Begins: The Wish Heard Around the World by director Dana Nachman’s, following the film’s world premiere at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. 227 more words

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Simon West To Direct 'THE BLOB' Remake

Simon West (Con Air, The Expendables 2) will direct Goldcrest Films’ new version of the cult classic horror film, The Blob remake.

Principal photography could potentially begin this summer for producers Richard Saperstein and Brian Witten ( 129 more words

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