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    Default Oh Crap, "The Fly" and "Highlander" Being Re-Made

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    Hollywood’s recycling program has reached a fever pitch.

    Just check out the reboots and remakes heading our way. And this is only a partial list, since by the time you finish reading this post a half dozen other remakes will likely have been greenlit.

    “The Fly” - Yes, the film David Cronenberg skillfully remade in 1986 is being reshuffled by none other than … David Cronenberg. What’s next? George Lucas re-doing “Star Wars?” Actually, I wouldn’t put that past old Georgie boy …

    “The People Under the Stairs” - At least this makes sense since the first movie stunk. Can only go up from here. Sounds like Wes Craven, the original’s director, is trying to find a way to keep the film’s social commentary part of the equation.

    ‘They Live” - John Carpenter’s daffy sci-fi thriller is heading our way in 2011.

    “Daredevil” - WWTW might be the only critic who actually enjoyed Ben Affleck’s take on Marvel’s blind superhero, but a reboot sure to please a few more folks is on the way.

    “Highlander” - One of the more overrated films from my childhood (within my geek circle) is getting remade by Rob Cohen (”The Fast and the Furious”)
    “Yellow Submarine” - Is this a plot by those Blue Meanies? The news sounds more like a corporate merger than an artistic exercise, but I suppose the same could be said of all the aforementioned films.

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    are they remaking the original fly or the remake?
    Stay out of it, dude.


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    Quote Originally Posted by broken9500 View Post
    are they remaking the original fly or the remake?
    Remaking the remake.
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    How can they remake the first Higlander? It was a classic. Sure, it would be nice to add some new F/X to the original to make it look not so cheesey-that and destroy the 25 following sequels that were all garbage, esp. the one w/Mario Van Peebles. Is Hollywood this low on ideas they have to resort to remakes?
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    Quote Originally Posted by csm5150 View Post
    How can they remake the first Higlander? It was a classic. Sure, it would be nice to add some new F/X to the original to make it look not so cheesey-that and destroy the 25 following sequels that were all garbage, esp. the one w/Mario Van Peebles. Is Hollywood this low on ideas they have to resort to remakes?
    Sadly, YES.

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    Hollywood has gotten so bad they are letting the "ask a ninja" guy remake attack of the killer tomatoes.
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    I thought the original Highlander was bad enough. Oh dear.

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    Perhaps the most perfect moment to utilize a quote from Highlander...

    "There can only be one"!
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    Quote Originally Posted by seenbad View Post
    Perhaps the most perfect moment to utilize a quote from Highlander...

    "There can only be one"!
    Also the perfect quote in regards to Highlander sequels.
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    Quote Originally Posted by WinterlessIceness View Post
    I thought the original Highlander was bad enough. Oh dear.
    You are way too young to have liked it.
    By the time you saw it there were too many movies that did it better.


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    Quote Originally Posted by csm5150 View Post
    Also the perfect quote in regards to Highlander sequels.
    As far as I'm concerned, there was only one. Always will be.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LLFHS View Post
    As far as I'm concerned, there was only one. Always will be.

    YES SIR!!!
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    don't forget about the killer tomatoes remake.
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    One thing that's guaranteed, the new Highlander CANNOT in any way, shape or form have a soundtrack that would even approach the greatness of Queen's "Princes of the Universe."
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