The blog of a Sci-Fi Geek

Sat 12 February , 11

Stop raping my childhood you bastards!

Some (and by that I mean one or two only) are films that I think could do with being remade, but the vast majority of the films that follow I simply cannot understand why they would need remaking.

I do understand some of the motivations for Hollywood to remake films – lapsing of copyright on the originating materials being chief among them – but is it really expecting too much from the leading producer of western cinematic product to give us some originality?
If the films fail at the box office at least they would have tried, rather than having a lacklustre attempt at regaining the fever (or otherwise) that greeted the original.
Anyway, on with the list, and in no particular order …

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Wed 31 March , 10

Godzilla’s back on the rampage

Filed under: Film — Tags: , — SFG @ 10:49

Godzilla, the giant fire-breathing monster who wreaked havoc on New York in Roland Emmerich’s special effects-laden 1998 film, is to return to the big screen next year, reports Variety. The new version will be based more closely on the original Japanese depiction of the gargantuan lizard, who has appeared in more than 20 films since debuting in 1954.

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