Tag: remake

Reckless (2014) Review

Reckless is a slick Dutch remake of The Disappearance of Alice Creed. Director Joram Lürsen takes a stylish kidnapping scenario and then kinks it up with a few big …

The Stepfather (2009) Review

All of this leads to the impossibly perfect step dad turning into an impossibly clumsy serial killer in the finale, where yes, everyone is actually dumb enough to pass …

Friday the 13th (2009) Review

In the latest of what will undoubtedly be a string of ‘80s horror movie remakes, Jason Voorhees walks again… for the first time. What is supposedly a reboot, Hollywood’s …

One Missed Call Review

One Missed Call is a bad movie. It doesn’t deserve much more than that. As a remake of Asian horror film Chakushin ari, there’s not a lot to live …

My Bloody Valentine 3-D Review

For a while, especially within the first 30 minutes, My Bloody Valentine 3-D is the greatest homage to slasher movies ever made. The kills are priceless and ridiculously gory. …

Death Race Review

For a movie as trashy as Death Race, it opens with a believable scenario. The economy has crumbled in 2012 (actually happening), people pay to watch inmates fight each …

Flight of the Phoenix (2004) Review

A remake of a solid 1965 survival movie, Flight of the Phoenix is a routine, dull, and standard drama. The characters are the expected stereotypes, the conflicts predictable, and …