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FINKLE IS EINHORN: GANJA & HESS

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.

Finkle is Einhorn: ROBOCOP

Finkle is Einhorn: ROBOCOP

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

Finkle Is Einhorn: OLDBOY

Finkle Is Einhorn: OLDBOY

Finkle Is Einhorn is a new segment where we will compare original films against their respective remakes; much like the fictional NFL kicker Ray Finkle and Lt. Lois Einhorn, they are the same…just in slightly different packaging.

David Cronenberg’s SHIVERS Gets a Remake

David Cronenberg’s SHIVERS Gets a Remake

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,

WE ARE WHAT WE ARE Trailer

WE ARE WHAT WE ARE Trailer

IGN posted the debut trailer for Jim Mickle‘s (Stake Land) We Are What We Are, which revolves around a cannibalistic mountain family on the verge of being caught.  This is a remake of Jorge Michel Grau‘s 2010 film

To Make Matters Worse… THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT Reboot

To Make Matters Worse… THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT Reboot

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

Spike Lee’s OLDBOY Poster Debut

Spike Lee’s OLDBOY Poster Debut

A fantastic looking new poster for Spike Lee‘s upcoming Oldboy remake was released today, in front of the first trailer which is set to come out this Wednesday.  Neil Kellerhouse, who also did the poster for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

To Make Matters Worse… The ‘Point Break’ Remake

To Make Matters Worse… The ‘Point Break’ Remake

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

Elizabeth Olsen Up For Spike Lee’s ‘Oldboy’

Elizabeth Olsen Up For Spike Lee’s ‘Oldboy’

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

Wahlberg wants to remake ‘Headhunters’

Wahlberg wants to remake ‘Headhunters’

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

This Week In Robocop News

This Week In Robocop News

It looks like the Robocop reboot has finally got a lead with Joel Kinnaman from AMC’s The Killing becoming everyone’s favorite robot cop. The Swedish actor has been on the rise lately with roles in The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo,

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