Time for another foray into Finkle is Einhorn territory with writer/director Spike Lee, as his newest feature is a modern reinterpretation of the Bill Gunn cult classic Ganja & Hess. Normally in instances such as these you would find myself railing against the idea of remaking a film, especially a cult classic such as Gunn’s. However, in a case like this I find myself thoroughly intrigued by the prospect of Spike Lee reimagining an experimental horror film from the ‘70s. So, if the question is “Who better to remake Ganja & Hess?”, I would honestly have to say that Spike Lee would reside at the top of that list.
On this installment of Finkle is Einhorn, we’ll be taking a look at Paul Verhoeven’s 1987 Robocop versus the 2014 Jose Padilha reboot. While both films center on a robotic law enforcement officer, there are some fundamental differences between the two that
The Wrap announced today that director Hany Abu-Assad (Paradise Now) has been brought on to direct a remake of Chan-Wook Park‘s Sympathy for Mr Vengeance. The original was the first in Park’s Vengeance trilogy, with Oldboy and Lady Vengeance proceeding
The Wrap broke the news today that David Cronenberg‘s first feature film Shivers, also known as They Came From Within, is getting a remake due out sometime next year. This announcement comes after the previously announced remake of Cronenberg’s Videodrome,
With Hollywood gone mad with reboots and remakes, naturally the next property to tackle would be the critical darling The Butterfly Effect from 2004. Of course, I’m being sarcastic as the original film was a flop with critics, however it
Today, MGM and Fox 2000 announced their plans for the Poltergeist remake, which will begin production this fall. Gil Kenan (Monster House) is set to direct, with Sam Raimi producing. According to the release it’s “a revisionist take on the classic horror
It was announced today that Sony will be making a US version of the acclaimed French crime drama A Prophet, with Neil H. Moritz (Fast & Furious 6, Jack the Giant Slayer) attached to produce. The original was nominated for the 2010
Today, Universal has announced that there is a remake in the works for the 1985 John Hughes classic Weird Science. The plan is to create an updated, R-rated version of the timeless story of two horny nerds that create their dream woman
Alcon Entertainment has announced that the Point Break remake is moving forward and they have tapped The Fast and the Furious DP Ericson Core as the film’s director. Core previously directed the 2006 Mark Wahlberg film Invincible, but mostly worked as
Spike Lee’s remake of Chan Wook Park’s phenomenal film Oldboy has been floating around for a while now, with rumors coming and going. Rooney Mara, Mia Wasikowska, Clive Owen, and Colin Firth have all been previously flirting with idea of
Shortlist recently spoke to Mark Wahlberg, where he shared his hopes in remaking the Norwegian thriller Headhunters, the film adaptation of Jo Nesbo’s novel. He said “I saw a film recently called Headhunters, It’s a Norwegian film and it’s one of the
Even though Edgar Wright hasn’t had a film out since Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World, he has been very busy working on such projects as Marvel’s Ant-Man and the Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz follow-up The World’s End.