Original vs. Remake: The Day the Earth Stood Still

The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) vs. The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)   The second edition of Original vs. Remake is another alien-invasion film made initially in the 1950’s and remade in the early 21st century, but will the original win out again? The story of the film (spoiler alert, by theContinue reading “Original vs. Remake: The Day the Earth Stood Still”

Classic Film Review: The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)

‘This is how not to remake a film’ The Day the Earth Stood Still, 2008 Directed by: Scott Derrickson Starring: Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Connelly, Jaden Smith, Kathy Bates, Jon Hamm, John Cleese, Kyle Chandler   If a remake wants to do something different: great, but you need to retain the overall themes that the originalContinue reading “Classic Film Review: The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)”

Film Review: Game Night (2018)

2018 in Cinema: Game Night, 2018 Directed by: John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein Starring: Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams, Billy Magnussen, Sharon Horgan, Lamorne Morris, Kylie Bunbury, Jesse Plemons, Michael C. Hall, Kyle Chandler   As a fan of having game nights with my own group of friends, I was certainly excited about seeing this filmContinue reading “Film Review: Game Night (2018)”