Who Would Be Brave Enough to Re-Boot The Bat?

Who Would Be Brave Enough to Re-Boot The Bat?

With almost every comic book franchise ever created finding its way to the big screen in some incarnation, Nolan's Batman universe played with conventions and created a fable that was as much about fear, mortality and the duality of man than it was about fighting crime dressed as a bat. And then, in Heath Ledger's Joker from 2008's The Dark Knight, you truly had a villain for the ages.
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Oscar Bait: 2011 Films

Oscar Bait: 2011 Films

In recent years, however, this simple idea of allowing truly inspiring and thought provoking feats of cinema to be seen by more people has been trumped by celebrity orientated culture and a public thirst for being comfortable in the movie theaters, rather than challenged. 2011, as in no other, offers the best example of this sudden divergence from masterful works of art to hokey, trite pieces of fluff that will be forgotten before the year is out.
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For Remake’s Sake: A Continual Exploration into the Art of Story-Retelling - The Departed and Infernal Affairs

For Remake’s Sake: A Continual Exploration into the Art of Story-Retelling – The Departed and Infernal Affairs

To remake a film, one must fight against all the images, characters, lines and scenes of the original that play in your head like a never ending carousel going ‘round and ‘round and ‘round, and create something new and hopefully just as appealing. But with so much of the magic of film lying in the realms of unexpectedness, that unidentifiable factor that evokes emotion and establishes deep-rooted connections between the characters and audience is there an art or a point to retelling a story that worked well in the first place?
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Who needs an original idea when you can re-make a re-make of a really bad adaptation that will at least break even?

Who needs an original idea when you can re-make a re-make of a really bad adaptation that will at least break even?

In a time of recession and economic hardships, the last thing major studios want to do is sink hundreds of millions into a movie that won't break even, especially with competing studios crumbling and filing for bankruptcy all around them.The creatives have run for the hills and the accountants have taken over Hollywood.
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Wolfenstein 3D Converted to a 1-Pixel Line

Wolfenstein 3D Converted to a 1-Pixel Line

Wolfenstein 3D, a game said to popularize the first-person shooter genre and the first to feature WWII German baddies, is easy to find. It is available in many forms on many different systems and devices.The game was originally released on the PC as shareware, but eventually found it's way to Macintosh computers, Acorn Archimedes, Super NES, Atari Jaguar, Amiga 1200, Game Boy Advance, iPhone, 3DO, Nintendo Wii, Linux, and back onto PC via Valve's Steam platform.But it has never been recreated like this before! Now you can play Wolfenstein 3D as it was meant to be played: in 1D!
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Streets of Rage: Remix

Streets of Rage: Remix

Ahh, the good old day’s of sidescrolling Beat Em Ups, the estranged cousin of Shoot Em Ups. So many genres have been overlooked now that the big titles in video games are mostly RPG’s, FPS’s, and sports games. While the multitude of gamers are devouring the massively-marketed obviously radical playing …
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