Dune Remake Revealed in First Trailer

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Denis Villeneuve’s Dune remake has dropped a first trailer, giving the first 1984 adaptation of Frank Herbert’s science fiction epic novel another fresh makeover. It’s also Villeneuve’s next major film following the success of 2017’s Blade Runner 2049, another soft remake of an 80s classic which was critically acclaimed and featured a prominent cast. This … Read more

Lady and the Tramp (Disney+) Review

Lady and the Tramp (Disney+) Review

For some, Lady and the Tramp is not as “classic” a film as a lot of the other iconic franchises Disney has already made a billion at the box office with. A story of two dogs unexpectedly discovering romance in a quaint city was never going to soar to Avengers-like monetary heights compared to the sprawling epics of Lion King’s Hamlet re-telling or Aladdin’s intriguing One Thousand and One Nights source material. It makes perfect sense then that Disney would move Lady and the Tramp to Disney+, but that doesn’t mean it’s “lesser.”

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Robocop-2014 (Movie) Review

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The Robocop remake is not as bad as everyone feared it would be, but that’s also not quite the same thing as the movie being good. Obviously the remake in no way comes close to matching the wacko, blood soaked satirical success of Paul Verhoeven’s 1987 masterpiece. However, it’s not as if that little diamond … Read more

Oldboy-2013 (Movie )Review: Cult Classic Turned Luke Warm Remake

Oldboy-2013 (Movie )Review: Cult Classic Turned Luke Warm Remake 1

Before getting into this review, I should probably start out by admitting my bias towards this particular project. Chan-wook Park’s Oldboy was probably my favorite movie of the 2000s. It’s viscerally thrilling, emotionally devastating, visually stunning, impeccably acted, surprisingly intelligent, and most importantly, ridiculously entertaining. Starting with a Japanese manga and filtering it through the … Read more