Remakes

  • 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...
  • The Franchise Files – Night of the Living Dead (1990)

    As far as remakes go, the 1990 version of Night of the Living Dead is a pretty interesting one – but only really if you’re curious about what goes on behind the scenes. The actual movie is more or less a direct replicant of the original except in color and some...
  • In Defense: Remakes and Reboots

    In Defense: Remakes and Reboots   It seems like every other week a new remake or a reboot to a beloved franchise is being announced.  More often than not, these announcements will attract comments such as: “This doesn’t need to be remade.” “There are no original ideas anymore.” Or,...