remakes

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

People Don't Actually Like Remakes, but Studios Keep Making Them

Remakes rarely do better than the original when it comes to profits or reviews, says a new study.
Bettina Makalintal
7.11.19
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
Games Opinion

We Need to Talk About 'Final Fantasy VII' And Spoilers

A whole generation of players didn't experience [blank]. Are we allowed to talk about [blank]?
Patrick Klepek
5.15.19
Culture

Please Spare Us From a 'Clueless' Reboot

The iconic 90s film, "Clueless" is set to be remade but we've got a solid case as to why this is a horrible idea.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
10.26.18
Gaming

The New 'Shadow of the Colossus' Is So Good It Erases the Original

Sometimes preservation is also an act of destruction.
Matthew Gault
1.31.18
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
The Pantheon of Games

In 2017, Titans of the Past Returned

From Crash Bandicoot to Kingdom Hearts to LA Noire, this year brought a host of remakes and re-releases.
Amr Al-Aaser
12.29.17
Earthworm Jim

You Can Keep Your Crash Bandicoot—When’s the Earthworm Jim Comeback?

Of all the 1990s gaming characters I remember, it’s the Super Suited wriggler I most want to see revived.
Mike Diver
7.4.17
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
remakes

The Art of 'Princess Maker Refine' Tries to Fix Something That Wasn't Broken

In haste to update the game's look, the remake tosses out the charming lo-fi style of the original.
Janine Hawkins
3.16.17
Film

'Ben-Hur' Couldn't Have Been Worse

The new version of the Charlton Heston epic barely qualifies as a remake. In fact, it barely qualifies as a film.
J. W. McCormack
8.20.16
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