Tag Archives: remake

Legacies (CW) Rated TV-14

The next series from The Vampire Diaries follows Hope Mikaelson’s life. Starring Danielle Rose Russell, Aria Shahghasemi, and Kaylee Bryant. This show is like a reincarnation of The Vampire Diaries. We switch from watching the lives of the Salvatore brothers and the Mikaelson clan from The … Continue reading

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Charmed (CW) Rated TV-PG

Three sisters discover they are witches after the death of their mother. Starring Melonie Diaz, Madeleine Mantock, and Sarah Jeffery. This remake has a good start to the series. There isn’t anything new here; you know the story of three witches … Continue reading

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The Lone Ranger (2013) Rated PG-13

Tonto recounts the tale of how John Reid became the legendary Lone Ranger. Starring Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer, and William Fichtner. The Lone Ranger this is not. I wish I could say this is a remake of The Lone Ranger, but … Continue reading

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Magnum P.I. (CBS) Rated TV-14

An ex-Navy SEAL who’s back from Afghanistan uses his skills as a private investigator in Hawaii. Starring Jay Hernandez, Perdita Weeks, and Zachary Knighton. This is an interesting remake. The pilot is supposed to set up the show, but this pilot lacks … Continue reading

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Defending Santa (2013) Rated TV-PG

Santa goes on trial for mental competency in a small town. Starring Dean Cain, Jud Tylor, and John Savage. Defending Santa is one of those typically sweet Christmas films that pepper our TV at this time of year. The film is … Continue reading

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Against a Crooked Sky (1975) Rated G

When Charlotte Sutter gets kidnapped by a group of Indians, her brother and a drunk prospector go in search for her. The film is a remake of The Searchers.  Starring Richard Boone, Stewart Petersen, Henry Wilcoxon. This is an engaging story as we follow … Continue reading

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Red Dawn (2012) Rated PG-13

 A group of teenagers try to save their home town when they are attacked by  North Koreans. Starring Chris Hemsworth, Josh Peck, Josh Hutcherson, Adrianne Palicki, Connor Cruise. This is an updated remake of the original 1984 film. Instead of … Continue reading

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Ben-Hur (2016) Rated PG-13

Ben-Hur is a wealthy man who is falsely accused of a crime. He returns home to seek revenge but finds redemption. Starring Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell, Rodrigo Santoro. I’m not really a fan of remakes and, although this film does … Continue reading

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Adventures in Babysitting (2016) Rated TV-G

Two teen rival babysitters join forces when one of the kids sneaks into the city. Starring Sabrina Carpenter, Sofia Carson, Nikki Hahn. This film is a remake of the 1987 film by the same name, which remains one of my … Continue reading

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London Has Fallen (2016) Rated R

As all the world leaders meet in London for a funeral, a terrorist attack hits. Starring Alon Aboutboul, Waleed Zuaiter, Adel Bencherif, Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Angela Bassett, Morgan Freeman. Not so much a sequel as a remake of its predecessor, Olympus … Continue reading

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