Brand new RoboCop trailer shows how to play "Bad Cop, RoboCop"

We still have some misgivings about the new RoboCop remake, but at least this brand new trailer looks crazy fun. Largely due to the insane supporting cast, like Gary Oldman, Michael Keaton, Samuel L. Jackson and Jackie Earle Haley, all of whom are hilarious here. » 11/07/13 7:35am 11/07/13 7:35am

Which Classic Science Fiction Movie Do You Hope Never Gets a Remake?

Pretty much every movie you ever heard of is getting remade. They're doing an R-rated Weird Science reboot, which sounds like a terrible idea. But what's the one movie that absolutely must not be remade — either because it's too great, or because it's too awful? » 6/11/13 2:25pm 6/11/13 2:25pm

Escape from New York is getting rebooted into a trilogy

It's been a while since we last heard about a proposed Escape from New York remake, but alas, Hollywood can't keep its grubby hands off needless reboots for long. Deadline reports that not only is Joel Silver and Studio Canal planning on remaking John Carpenter's cult classic, but they plan on making it a trilogy, with … » 3/19/13 6:40am 3/19/13 6:40am

What You Can Do Personally to Get More Original Science Fiction Movies

Sometimes it seems as though Hollywood is just deluging us with sequels, remakes, reboots and spin-offs. As though our beloved pop culture is just a relatively small number of properties, being endlessly milked for every last drop of cash. But you're just one consumer, and even if you vote with your dollars, you only… » 1/11/13 2:07pm 1/11/13 2:07pm

Just how badly will the Total Recall remake flop?

1990's Total Recall was one of the most profitable movies ever — it cost just $65 million to make and grossed around $262 million worldwide. But the new remake, starring Colin Farrell, was reportedly made for a staggering $200 million. And even though it comes out on Friday, we're hearing almost no buzz about it. It's… » 7/30/12 2:51pm 7/30/12 2:51pm

Some 1980s and 1990s Movies That Actually Should Be Remade

Everybody knows that remakes are a plague and an abomination. Why are they remaking Total Recall? Or Escape from New York? Why is the guy who did 28 Weeks Later allegedly remaking both Highlander and The Crow? Are remakes good for anything at all? » 9/20/11 2:22pm 9/20/11 2:22pm

Technotise: What the hell is it and why is Hollywood spending millions …

Thanks to a deft faux trailer edited together by Jaron Pitts — using footage from Avatar, Resident Evil, and The Island — Warner Bros. hired the writer of Shutter Island to adapt this little-seen Serbian animated scifi thriller. » 6/11/10 7:30am 6/11/10 7:30am

Don't Remake These 21 Movies, Film These Books Instead!

There's only one thing Hollywood loves than a movie based on a toy: remakes. Dozens of science-fiction classics are slated for do-overs. But instead of remaking films that were fine the first time, here are 20 books Hollywood should film. » 3/05/10 1:17pm 3/05/10 1:17pm