Original vs. Remake: The War of the Worlds

The War of the Worlds (1953) vs. War of the Worlds (2005)   The War of the Worlds is a science fiction novel by author H. G. Wells, first published in 1897, and focused on the earth in the days of an alien invasion. 56 years later, it was adapted to a film. The originalContinue reading “Original vs. Remake: The War of the Worlds”

Classic Film Review: War of the Worlds (2005)

‘It’s a fairly decent film hampered by its acting, storytelling and time’ War of the Worlds, 2005 Directed by: Steven Spielberg Starring: Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, Justin Chatwin, Miranda Otto, Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman   Classic novel, brilliant director, big-name actor, rising young actress, remake of a popular film; what could possibly go wrong? BasedContinue reading “Classic Film Review: War of the Worlds (2005)”

Film Review: Annabelle: Creation (2017)

2017 in Cinema: Annabelle: Creation, 2017 Directed by: David F. Sandberg Starring: Stephanie Sigman, Talitha Bateman, Anthony LaPaglia, Miranda Otto   Why are these films going backwards? Regardless of the answer, this is the prequel The Conjuring deserved, even if it is a prequel to a prequel (Annabelle), but it’s a massive, massive improvement onContinue reading “Film Review: Annabelle: Creation (2017)”