Friday, August 18, 2017

Remake/Reboot

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War for the Planet of the Apesvideo

War for the Planet of the Apes: The reinvention of a classic

‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ is the ninth release in one of the longest running franchises in movie history. Based on the book...
Fifteen years of Spider-man at the moviesvideo

Spider-Man Homecoming: Third movie reboot in fifteen years

Spider-man: Homecoming is the latest feature film iteration of the character created by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko in 1962 and featured in Marvel...
Dark Universe: The Mummyvideo

The Mummy: Universal’s ‘Dark Universe’ horror revival begins

‘The Mummy’ is the inaugural film in a new classic monster series from Universal Pictures. It sees Tom Cruise play a soldier of fortune plundering...
The Magnificent Sevenvideo

The Magnificent Seven remake: A Western for a new generation?

Given the success of the original 1960s Western, 'The Magnificent Seven,' which evolved from Kurosawa's 'Seven Samurai' - did we need another Magnificent Seven remake? The Magnificent Seven...
Ben Hurvideo

After four notorious films, did we need another ‘Ben Hur’ remake?

Three 'Ben Hur' films, the earliest which dates back to 1907, have made history for different reasons. This video explores whether the 2016 'Ben Hur' remake...
The Birth of a Nationvideo

Nate Parker’s ‘The Birth of a Nation’ aims to crush legacy of original 1915...

Two films, a-hundred years apart, both called ’The Birth of a Nation.’ Very different movies but both making strong social statements - with the latest...

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