Tag Archives: reboot

Freddy Krueger: How His Evil Evolved #9: A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)

Freddy Krueger

This is an article on Freddy Krueger (Jackie Earle Haley) as portrayed in Samuel Bayer’s 2010 reboot of A Nightmare on Elm Street (read our retro review here). On that note, let me address the huge elephant in the room: This is not really a review of that movie, which is …

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Spyglass Media Will Bring The ‘Scream’ Franchise Back to Life

While Friday the 13th and Halloween were decade-defining horror franchises in the 1980s, the 1990s belong to the Scream series. The original film breathed new life into horror by popularizing the self-aware slasher film. It was a game changer, bringing in new fans and re-energizing veteran ones. Horror master Wes …

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When Remakes Are A Good Thing… And When They’re Just Wrong

One of the hottest debates amongst fans of cinema these days are whether or not remakes are a good thing. Sometimes, they are a good thing, and other times, they are completely unnecessary. A lot of movie fans feel that remakes are lazy money grabs or cut-and-paste jobs, while others …

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James Wan Will Produce ‘Arachnophobia’ Remake

James Wan

Get ready to dust off your fear of spiders…again! According to DEADLINE, mega star horror writer/director/producer extraordinaire James Wan is producing a remake of Arachnophobia! The project is based on the 1990 film of the same name directed by Frank Marshall. You remember the 1990 version, right? The original film …

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Please Stop Calling ‘It’ a Remake

Maybe this is splitting hairs on terms and phrases. I keep seeing people posting things like, “Well, the new It was better/worse than the original.” Let’s not forget the outright internet rage when it was announced they’d be “remaking” It for the big screen. Here’s the thing. The film is …

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European Release Date Set for ‘Inside’ Remake

The upcoming remake of the brutal French film Inside has been given a release date for Europe. It will also be screening at the London FrightFest, according to Bloody Disgusting, and then hitting video on demand outlets in Europe on October 7th. Here is the synopsis of the remake: Pregnant and …

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NBC Announces ‘The Munsters’ Reboot

Yes, you read that right. This week, NBC announced they will be rebooting the classic TV series, The Munsters, in a new thirty minute, single camera show. According to Joblo: THE MUNSTERS rebooted series will be “inspired by original series” and the half-hour single-camera show will follow The Munsters as they “struggle …

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Another ‘Nightmare on Elm Street’ Reboot in the Works

Over the past few years, we’ve heard all kind of rumors of new remakes of Friday the 13th, which has since been shelved, and we know a new Halloween film is on its way. After the 2010 Nightmare on Elm Street remake, the new movie series appeared dead in the …

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New Director and Writer Hired for ‘The Grudge’ Reboot

the grudge

Ahhh… reboots, remakes, and sequels… oh my! What’s new, right? Well, recently it’s been announced that The Grudge reboot has found a director and writer. Can you guess who? According to Joblo, the talented Nicolas Pesce was hired to direct and write The Grudge reboot. Pesce made his debut last year …

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‘Tremors’ Reboot Headed to SyFy with the Help of Blumhouse!

According to a report by ScreenDaily, the hit movie series, Tremors, is on its way to SyFy as a TV series. Kevin Bacon is set to return in the series. Bacon had stated: We are going to do a pilot for Syfy. It’s the only character I’ve ever played that …

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