reboots

tv

Adam Brody Is Down for a Reboot of 'The O.C.'

He just wouldn't want to reprise his role as Seth Cohen.
Bettina Makalintal
8.20.19
tv

Disney Is Bringing Back 'The Proud Family'

Actor Tommy Davidson, the voice of Oscar Proud, announced the show's Disney+ reboot, though the news hasn't yet been confirmed by Disney.
Bettina Makalintal
8.19.19
Film

Disney Is Trying to Remake 'Home Alone' and Must Be Stopped

We don't need a "reimagining" of the already-perfect Christmas classic for Disney's new streaming service.
Drew Schwartz
8.7.19
Film

Enough with the Batman Movies Already

Robert Pattinson will apparently be the new Batman. But do we really need more Batmen?
Drew Schwartz
5.17.19
open thread

Video Games Have Invented So Many Ways to Define a "Remake"

Between ports, high-definition remasters, and straight-up reboots, there's a lot of ways to bring back a game.
Patrick Klepek
1.25.18
Donald Trump

America's Finally Ready for Roseanne's Controversial Working-Class Comedy

She's offended feminists, President George Bush, and everyone in between. With a series reboot coming next year, Roseanne is the perfect comedian to comment on the lives of Trump voters.
Mitchell Sunderland
5.17.17
Television

The Future of the Sitcom Is in the Past

Traditional networks are increasingly looking at rebooting old shows and that might actually be a win for progressives.
Jaime Weinman
5.8.17
Broadly

The Power Rangers Are Back, and They're Trying Really Hard to Be Woke

Like the "explicitly gay moment" in "Beauty and the Beast," the gay Power Ranger follows a growing trend of masking marketing as progress.
mitchell sutherland
3.25.17
Film

Seven Terrible Movies That Deserve Reboots

Hollywood has been going about remakes the wrong way.
Alex Hughes
8.15.16
Gaming

Talking with the 'God of War' Team About the PlayStation’s Upcoming Reboot

The power fantasy of Sony's God of War series has matured, as we discover at E3 2016.
Heidi Kemps
6.17.16
Stuff

Stop Rebooting TV Shows, You Lazy Assholes

When networks are stooping to revive not-good-the-first-time trash like "MAD TV," it's time to pull the plug on television's necrophilia trend.
Harry Cheadle
4.12.16
Film

The 'Halloween' Franchise Is Getting Resurrected Yet Again

John Carpenter's 1978 original is a horror classic, but the sequels and remakes that followed have been mostly unwatchable. So why is it coming back?
Giaco Furino
2.10.15
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