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Entries Tagged as 'Remake'

Why Not A Space Flower?

June 28th, 2010 · 4 Comments

In the month of June, Joe Valdez “takes over” programming of the New Beverly Cinema in Los Angeles with a series of double features on his favorite film themes. Here’s Part 2 of a bill featuring our friends the pod people. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) Directed by Philip Kaufman Screenplay by W.D. Richter, […]

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Tags: Aliens · Ambiguous ending · Based on novel · Bathtub scene · Black comedy · Cult favorite · End of the world · Famous line · Forensic evidence · Paranoia · Psychoanalysis · Remake

They Get You When You Sleep

June 25th, 2010 · 7 Comments

In the month of June, Joe Valdez “takes over” programming of the New Beverly Cinema in Los Angeles with a series of double features on his favorite film themes. Here’s Part 1 of a bill featuring our friends the pod people. Body Snatchers (1993) Directed by Abel Ferrara Screenplay by Stuart Gordon & Dennis Paoli […]

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Tags: Aliens · Ambiguous ending · Based on novel · Bathtub scene · Brother/sister relationship · End of the world · Forensic evidence · Military · Paranoia · Remake · Small town · Woman in jeopardy

Threats From Advocates of Child Welfare and Family Togetherness

April 4th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Lolita (1997) Directed by Adrian Lyne Screenplay by Stephen Schiff, based on the novel by Vladimir Nabokov Produced by Mario Kassar, Joel B. Michaels 137 minutes There’s a litany of reasons why the second film adaptation of Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita is not something to enjoy. It’s based on a brilliant novel far too internal to […]

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Tags: Based on novel · Coming of age · Dreams and visions · Father/daughter relationship · Femme fatale · Interrogation · Midlife crisis · Paranoia · Remake · Road trip · Shot In Texas · Train · Unconventional romance