Tag: remakes

Pet Sematary (2019)

It’s always tough for Directors to take on a remake, especially when the original has established itself as a campy classic within the giant catalog of available Stephen King adaptations. But while I’m sympathetic to the challenges Kevin Kölsch and Dennis Widmyer faced, I feel like their version of Pet Sematary just did NOT work. {some spoilers

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Horror Collection A to Z: Amityville

I’m kicking off a new I Love Splatter! Project today, in which I am going to watch every single one of my horror dvds in order, from A to Z. Why? I mean, why not? In addition to blogging my way through this adventure, I’m also doing Instagram story videos so you can follow along

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It {2017}

{cross-posted to Three Imaginary Girls} Remember those heady, lazy days with your friends on summer break? The long, sunny bike rides, music blasting from your boombox, picnics by the lake … and that time an ancient soul-eating demon tried to pick you off one by one while masquerading as a terrifying circus clown? It introduces us to “The

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Maniac (2012)

{Cross-posted to Three Imaginary Girls} I didn’t think there was any way Elijah Wood would ever be able to creep me out more than he did as Kevin in Sin City, but I stand corrected. Don’t be fooled by Wood’s usual Hobbit-y, childish demeanor; in the remake of the classic 1980 horror film Maniac, Wood

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The Thing (redux)

Got a chance to see the new version of The Thing today, and while it’s technically a prequel (showing us what happened to the Norwegian station from the first film), it’s really more like “premake”…or a “requel”. That is to say, there was really no reason for this movie to be made, at all, because you can

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The Fly

(I almost feel like I should apologize for choosing this photo – but it kind of says it all)  The original The Fly with Vincent Price (not as the actual fly) was something I caught on TV when I was a kid, and I always thought it was super creepy and gross UNTIL I SAW

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