I tend to dislike reboots with a passion because – more often than not – they tend to either be cynical money grabs or retreads of what we’ve already seen. In other words, typically wastes of time. For instance the reboot of Total Recall (2012) wasn’t terrible but the original, directed by Paul Verhoeven (Robocop), […]
Because what we needed was a reboot of “Total Recall,” the original a Paul Verhoeven film that, as far as I could tell, was done pretty well the first time. The new version is being directed by Len Weisman, who’s every film looks like huge set pieces with occasional character interaction thrown in.