If you’re wondering why they want to remake what many consider a minor action classic, Deadline reports that Ayer, a former Navy man, will bring “real-world spin on this original premise” and that his “protagonist will be less brawny, but more skilled in covert tactics and weaponry.” Considering that much the original film’s appeal was its slightly goofy tone, which would dance up to the boarder of self-parody before moving back, the idea of a more real-world spin on the material sounds counter-intuitive to me.
1.Fame (MGM, 3,096 Theaters, 107 Minutes, Rated PG): Not a very good week for originality. We have a remake, what seems like it could be a remake, and a graphic novel adaptation. We will eventually [click for more]
It looks like one of the original creative forces behind the cult classic The Rocky Horror Picture Show will not be participating in the planned remake of the musical we told you about last month. Richard [click for more]
It should come as no surprise that one of my favorite classes during my tenure at Kutztown University was “Science Fiction Literature,” taught by Dr. Richard Law. Weaned on bad television and film science-fiction, the [click for more]