Tag Archives: remake

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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Holly’s Holiday (2012) Rated TV-14

When an ad exec dreams of her perfect job, perfect life, and the perfect guy, she wakes up to find that her perfect man is a mannequin who has come to life.  Now, she must decide if “perfect” is perfect for … Continue reading

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Containment (CW) Rated NR

The series takes place in Atlanta where an epidemic hits, causing it to go on lock down. Based on the Belgian TV series Cordon. Starring David Gyasi, Christina Marie Moses, Chris Wood, Kristen Gutoskie, Claudia Black, George Young, Hanna Mangan … Continue reading

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The March Sisters at Christmas (2012) Rated TV-14

The March sisters are trying to stop their family home being sold, but their romantic entanglements are getting in the way. Starring Julie Berman, Kaitlin Doubleday, Melissa Farman. I have never been a fan of Little Women.  I confess, I … Continue reading

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Point Break (2015) Rated PG-13

 A young FBI agent infiltrates a group of extreme athletes who have been involved in a number of heists. Starring  Edgar Ramirez, Luke Bracey, Ray Winstone. This is a remake of the 1991 film Point Break , highlighting extreme sports in … Continue reading

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Holiday (1938) Rated NR

A young man falls in love with a beautiful rich girl, but he has plans to travel before settling down. This is met skeptically by everyone except for his fiancée’s sister and his brother.  It is a remake of a … Continue reading

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Battle of the Bulbs (2010) Rated TV-PG

Neighbors, who used to be best friends, battle for the best Christmas decorated house. Starring Daniel Stern, Matt Frewer, Allison Hossack This film is very much like the film Deck the Halls back in 2006, but this one has the added twist of … Continue reading

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