Remake Rumble: Total Recall (1990) vs Total Recall (2012)


The 411: A remake of the 1990 Arnold Schwarzenegger/Paul Verhoeven action flick, this adaptation of the Philip K. Dick story, “We Can Remember It for You Wholesale”, casts Colin Farrell as Douglas Quaid who finds himself on the run after a disastrous trip to Rekall (a company that promises to turn your dreams into real life memories) results in his entire identity being proven false.
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Remake Rumble: Spider-Man (2012) vs The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)


The 411: The Amazing Spider-Man is the reboot of the recent successful Spider-Man films (the last of which, Spider-Man 3, was released in 2007). Sony has to make a Spider-Man movie every couple of years in order to keep the rights to the character from reverting to Marvel/Disney so that is why we got a full on re-imagining of the web crawler’s tale instead of Spider-Man 4.

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Remake Rumble: Fright Night (1985) vs Fright Night (2011)

The 411: FRIGHT NIGHT is the remake of the 1985 horror classic of the same name. The setup is the same too: teenager discovers that his new next door neighbor is a blood sucking vampire fiend and sets out to stop him with the aid of his best friend, girlfriend, and a celebrity vampire hunter. It is really hard to review the new Fright Night in a vacuum that does not involve looking back at and comparing it to the original film. So this is going to be a combination review and match-up comparison of the two films.

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