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The Curse of the Remake: Why Is Hollywood Repeating Itself?

Mark Hodge | Posted 19.05.2013 | UK Entertainment
Mark Hodge

After some notable successes in the 1990s ... studios seemed to lose their nerve when it came to delivering big budget bonanzas. Subsequently, fans have been fed a constant regurgitation of films from those glory days, in the form of prequels, sequels, remakes and reboots. If none of those words mean anything to you, then you evidently haven't been going to the cinema for the last 10-years.

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Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 04.01.2012 | UK Comedy

Lee Hardcastle's YouTube channel boasts these words: "I MAKE CLAYMATIONS that are NOT for children." An appropriate thing to say considering he's ...

The Thing (2011) Review by That Film Guy

Thomas Patrick | Posted 04.02.2012 | UK Entertainment
Thomas Patrick

The Thing ticks all the boxes but does it without the true chills of John Carpenter's original. Unfortunately there was a real opportunity to make something new and exciting, but The Thing feels more like a by-the-numbers slasher that we've all seen done better before.