Remake

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    The Franchise Files – Dawn of the Dead (2004)

    There’s a general sense of hatred in the horror community for remakes, and I think it’s silly. Sometimes, yes, they’re cash grabs – but many fail to realize that some of our other horror favorites are cash grabs as well. Think about, oh, I don’t know, nearly every single Stephen...
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    The Franchise Files – A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)

    In only a few short years, Freddy Krueger went from being a horrifying monster to a comedic maniac who gleefully killed for sport, spewing one-liners and taking audiences to exotic locations. In short, Freddy just was not scary anymore, and Wes Craven’s New Nightmare, though an excellent film, could not erase...
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    Rags and Bones: The Mummy at 18

    Rags and Bones: The Mummy at 18 By T.K. McNeil Movie remakes, once fairly rare and selective, have become so common in the second decade of the millennium, they have become their own sort of cliché. These days the second most common response to the news of – yet...
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    ‘The Exorcist’ Could Use A Good Remake – Here’s Why

    William Friedkin’s The Exorcist, released in 1973, is one of the scariest and most well-made horror movies of all time. Likewise, William Peter Blatty’s novel of the same name is nothing short of bloodcurdling. So why would anyone attempt to replicate it? Does it need a remake? I think that the answer is...