Rebooting ‘Night of the Living Dead’

Hollywood is now talking about rebooting George Romero’s “Night of the Living Dead,” which doesn’t necessarily need it, if you give it any thought.  That being said, I am not against it (as I tend to be) because the original is a good film, but also a product of its time, which was 1968. So perhaps […]

Why ‘Pacific Rim’ Will Spawn A Sequel

I should mention that I have said the same thing about “Tron: Legacy,” and while there appears to be minimal movement on that front, all signs seem to indicate that it is happening. Guillmero Del Toro’s “Pacific Rim,” which cost somewhere between $180-200 million to produce, and earned just over $407 million worldwide – most […]

Robocop

The original “Robocop,” directed by Paul Verhoeven, was a science fiction film that was not only a satire of corporate culture and consumerism but was ideally representative of the 1980’s, a period of time when ‘Greed was good,’ and blatant excess was the order of the day. Coupled with Verhoeven’s own filmic excesses (Why shoot […]