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Movie Remakes

'The Notebook'... With Cats

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 02.05.2014 | Comedy

"The Notebook" is, without a doubt, one of the most romantic movies of all time. But if we had to make one teeny, tiny, cute and furry critique, it wo...

WATCH: Kid Directs Adorable Lion King Remake Starring Kittens

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 02.24.2014 | Parents

Lions, camera, action! Complete with crayon-colored scenery and unabashedly off-key show tunes, this Pet Collective-produced video of the "The Lion...

5 Movie Reboots or Remakes That Could Be A Disaster

Jeff Sorensen | Posted 02.18.2014 | Entertainment
Jeff Sorensen

There are some movies or shows that are just good and don't need to be redone. Imagine if painters were like, "I want to unveil The Mona Lisa: Reboot." People would be confused. Then again, Transformers 3 made a crap ton of money, so I may just be in the minority.

What's The Word On 'Jack The Giant Slayer'?

AP | CHRISTY LEMIRE | Posted 02.27.2013 | Entertainment

-- A big-budget, effects-laden, 3-D retelling of the Jack and the Beanstalk legend may seem like the unlikeliest pairing yet of director Bryan Singer...

An American Unoriginal

Nicholas Ferroni | Posted 02.26.2013 | Entertainment
Nicholas Ferroni

America is known for its innovation and ingenuity. Though we may not build the products we make; Americans created companies such as Apple, Microsoft ...

Emma Straub Recasts 7 Classic Films

Emma Straub | Posted 11.04.2012 | Books
Emma Straub

Choosing the perfect actor for each role is an underappreciated feat, and I think that job is probably one of the trickiest in Hollywood. While I would never claim to be an expert, from time to time, I do like to entertain myself by recasting certain roles, if only in my head.

Spike Lee Remakes OldBoy - A Filmmaker's Perspective

CC Stinson | Posted 10.30.2012 | Black Voices
CC Stinson

Spike Lee has signed on to take up the task of remaking the Korean film Oldboy. This film is beloved by many not for it's brutal depiction of vengeance, but for it's depth of human emotions betrayed through director's Park Chan-wook lens.

Christopher Rosen

How Soon Is Too Soon For A Hollywood Remake?

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.06.2012 | Entertainment

As the old adage goes, “There are no new stories; it all depends on how you handle them.” Or, how you make audiences want to buy another ticket. R...

How to Remake Jumanji

Marion Johnson | Posted 09.26.2012 | Entertainment
Marion Johnson

There's still ample potential for this movie, so let's not count it out yet.

New Movie Stars In Old Roles

The Huffington Post | Alex Suskind | Posted 03.15.2012 | Entertainment

Unfortunately, the oft-quoted Pablo Picasso remark, "Good artists borrow, great artists steal," doesn't always apply -- particularly when it comes to ...

The 12 Best (and worst) movies to hit the screen... again.

Posted 12.13.2011 | Home

In honor of Footloose (starring Julianne Hough and Kenny Wormald) finally hitting theatres today, we present HuffPost High School's ultimate gallery...

Lucas Kavner

In The Hollywood Remake Factory, Is Nothing Sacred?

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 11.19.2011 | Home

At a screening in New York City last week, one coming attraction looked so ridiculous, so utterly bizarre and confounding in its tone and delivery, th...

Dirty Dancing Remake: Original's Feminism, Liberalism Would Be 'Daring' Today

Scott Mendelson | Posted 10.31.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Last month, Lionsgate announced plans to indeed remake Dirty Dancing. With pretty much every beloved 80s film going under the remake knife, it was only a matter of time before the adventures of Johnny and Baby got the revamp treatment.

5 Movies That Shouldn't Exist

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.19.2011 | Home

AP/LOS ANGELES — This is one of those weeks is which five choices aren't nearly enough. We're talking about unnecessary remakes, which pretty much m...

The Dirtiest Word in Hollywood

John Farr | Posted 06.11.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

A few weeks back, I read an announcement that the now white hot Colin Firth might be signing on for a re-make ofMy Fair Lady. Not since Steve Martin decided to put a new spin on The Pink Panther have I been so moved to ask, "Why?"

WATCH: Can Russell Brand Fill Dudley Moore's Shoes In 'Arthur'?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

The long-anticipated first trailer for the remake of 'Arthur' with Russell Brand in the titular role has finally been released, and it will no doubt s...

Meditations on a Remake: The Taking Of Pelham 123

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

I have to admit it: the new Taking Of Pelham 123 wasn't as bad as I thought it might be.