Mirror mirror on the wall, is there anything Hollywood won’t
remake at all?
Judging from the rebooting of everything from Psycho to
Footloose, the answer seems to be a resounding no, but if Hollywood’s recycling of ideas has you reaching for the
Tylenol you haven’t seen anything yet. Still to come are the proposed reboots
of An American Werewolf In London, The Crow and Masters Of The Universe.
You can see why remakes appeal to risk-averse movie
executives: movies like The Hitcher or Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles come with a
massive potential audience nostalgic for the originals. Hollywood loves
nostalgia, although in the case of the Hitcher remake we wished they didn’t
love it quite so much.
Singling out ten disappointing remakes is no simple task and
for each movie selected there are at least ten that could’ve taken its place so
if you disagree with any of the choices remember that everything is subjective and
besides, Rob Zombie’s Halloween wasn’t that