Category Archives: Remake

This Is How Death Race Brought Back a Forgotten Genre

This Is How Death Race Brought Back a Forgotten Genre

Death Race, 2008’s remake of/prequel to the 1975 cult classic Death Race 2000, is the kind of sci-fi movie that rarely gets made these days. In the past, films like The Terminator and Robocop were relatively common. These movies depicted bleak visions of the future, packaged in adrenaline-fueled entertainment. However, what’s most unique about these… Read More…

This Is How All the King’s Men Teaches an Important Lesson about Remakes

This Is How All the King’s Men Teaches an Important Lesson about Remakes

All the King’s Men is Robert Penn Warren’s classic American novel about politics, redemption, and corruption. Based loosely on the political career of Huey Long, the novel, narrated by the character Jack Burden, explores the rise of Willie Stark, a passionate and idealistic lawyer who transforms into an unabashedly corrupt governor. The novel was first… Read More…