They are in your theatres, your neighbours homes, or even your own.They have come to destroy your childhood and ruin your future. We will help you identify these pretenders and protect you from the Invasion of the Remake! Invasion of the Remake is a weekly podcast with hosts Jason, Sam, and Trish exploring the cinematic remake. We discuss films that have been remade for better or worse and compare them to the original. We will also find those films with a nugget of a good idea that may be worthy of updating for a new audience with our own unique ideas and fantasy casting.
A serial black widow murderess possesses a young heiress to exact revenge on her former lover, a phony spiritualist who betrayed her. This week we remake Supernatural (1933) featuring Carol Lombard and Randolph Scott in their only horror roles. This is the kind of crazy we love on Invasion of the Remake!
Mr. Deeds has inherited a fortune, but his small town values don't mesh with living in the big city and those trying to take advantage of his new found wealth. Join Invasion of the Remake as we get "sneaky sneaky" and compare the Gary Cooper comedy classic Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936) to the Adam Sandler remake Mr. Deeds (2002).
This October the Invasion of the Remake crew took up the challenge once again to watch 31 horror movies over 31 days of October that they have never seen before. In part two we will break down everything we saw for the last 15 days of October. Invasion of the Remake brings the gore in part two of 31 Days of Horror for 2023!
This October the Invasion of the Remake crew took up the challenge once again to watch 31 horror movies over 31 days of October that they have never seen before. In part one we will break down everything we saw for the first 16 days of October. Things are going to get bloody on our annual 31 Days of Horror Special!
Welcome the the Waxwork (1988) where all our displays will play on your darkest nightmares, won't you join us? Invasion of the Remake takes a great concept and reworks it with a modern twist, with their own unique ideas and casting in this week's episode. Don't you dare miss it.
Gather around the campfire for a selection of creepy tales told by our friends from the podcast multiverse. Samantha and Stormy from Real Horrorshow tell a tale of terror that can only be found on the back roads of Texas. Mike, Thomas, Les and Liz, The Fellowship of the Geeks, craft a classic horror yarn set in Victorian London. Jim and Bryce from Film Rage will chill you with a vampire love story that will haunt your soul. And Sam...
Kindly follow us into these historic halls, where 999 spirits dwell to tempt your soul. There is always room for one more in The Haunted Mansion (2003 vs 2023). Invasion of the Remake gets into their doombuggy and rides through two versions of the Haunted Mansion on this week's episode.
The Black Roses (1988) are coming to town, the tickets are cheap, and it will only cost you your soul for one hell of a concert. Join IOTR for a heavy metal concert that will rock your world as we talk about Black Roses and come up with some remake ideas along with our own unique fantasy casting.
A long time ago a boy named Jason drowns at Camp Crystal Lake which inspires a series of murders when the camp reopens, beginning a legacy born in blood. This week IOTR goes to camp with Friday the 13th (1980 vs 2009) exploring the sensitive story about a mother, her son, and his machete.
A former CIA agent uses the talents of a young psychic to help retrieve his telekinetic son from a shadowy secret government agency in The Fury (1978). Rage and power are often a toxic mix and this week Invasion of the Remake examines Brian Da Palma's The Fury and come up with some new ideas for a modern remake complete with our own fantasy casting.
A man who is poisoned and given only a few days to live, tries to unravel the mystery of who killed him and the reasons why in D.O.A. Join Invasion of the Remake as we compare the film noir classic D.O.A. (1949) starring Edmond O'Brien to the neo noir remake from 1988 starring Dennis Quaid. Listen to this week's episode before time runs out!
A cop is killed in the line of duty investigating resurrected corpses committing crimes. His partner and a pathologist resurrect him, but he only has a limited time to solve the mystery of who killed him before he starts to decompose in Dead Heat (1988). Join Invasion of the Remake as we bring the best buddy cop, zombie, action, horror, comedy back to life in this week's episode!
In the 1990's Die Hard inspired many clones and ripoffs for every action star under the sun including Jean Claude Van Damme's Sudden Death (1995) which one could call Die Hard at a hockey game. When one looks at JCVD's filmography no one would have thought to remake Sudden Death, but remake it they did with action star Michael Jai White in Welcome to Sudden Death (2020) (or Die Hard at a basketball game). Join IOTR as we go into su...
Tough guy spy Nick (Jim Belushi) Pirandello recruits family man Bob Wilson (John Ritter) to ensure a meeting with aliens to save the earth goes on as scheduled in the action, comedy Real Men (1987). Join Invasion of the Remake as we rethink, remake and recast Real Men for a new generation.
L.A.P.D. cop Vincent Hanna tries to stop a group of high end thieves before their next heist in L.A. Takedown (1989) and Heat (1995). Join Invasion of the Remake as we look at the Michael Mann classic heist film Heat, starring Al Pacino and Robert De Niro, and the television film that acted as the prototype for Heat, L.A. Takedown!
A boy from 1978 travels 8 years into the future and has an adventure with a wisecracking, alien ship which tries to help the boy get back to his own time in Flight of the Navigator (1986). Invasion of the Remake discuss this childhood classic and re-engineer it into the remake they would like to see, complete with fantasy casting.
Why is a raven like a writing desk? Lewis Caroll never intended the riddle to be answered. Alice in Wonderland is wonderful nonsense brought to the silver screen by Walt Disney in 1951 in a beautifully animated classic that we all still associate with the story. Tim Burton brings his own visual flair in his 2010 version that serves as both a remake and sequel to the original film and novel. Fall down the rabbit hole with us as we h...
With the help of his companions, a dwarf, an elf, a sorceress, and a giant, Hawk must save a nun who has been taken hostage by his evil brother, Voltan. It is swords and sorcery this week on Invasion of the Remake as we rethink, recast, and remake the British fantasy film Hawk the Slayer (1980).
This week Invasion of the Remake breaks down the ongoing WGA & SAG-AFTRA strikes. We examine why they are on strike, what the unions are asking for, and what it might mean for the future of film and television.
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The children of a small town form a cult and kill everyone over the age of 18 in honour of an entity known as He Who Walks Behind The Rows in Stephen King's Children of the Corn (1984 vs 2009 vs 2020). Join us as we traumatize Trish with 3 creepy kids movies on this week's Invasion of the Remake.
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