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« on: May 31, 2013, 01:07:19 PM »

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« Reply #1 on: May 31, 2013, 01:30:12 PM »

Never heard of him but it should go without saying that you don't remake VIDEODROME, of all things.
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« Reply #2 on: May 31, 2013, 01:31:51 PM »

I would ask "Why?", but it really doesn't matter to people in Hollywood.
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« Reply #3 on: May 31, 2013, 01:34:02 PM »

Never heard of him but it should go without saying that you don't remake VIDEODROME, of all things.


http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0472567/
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« Reply #4 on: May 31, 2013, 05:19:43 PM »

Never heard of him but it should go without saying that you don't remake VIDEODROME, of all things.


http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0472567/


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« Reply #5 on: May 31, 2013, 05:51:49 PM »

Never heard of him but it should go without saying that you don't remake VIDEODROME, of all things.


http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0472567/


In the guy's defense THE RING adaptation was pretty good. It doesn't matter who the screenwriter is, though, VIDEODROME is just a bad candidate for a remake. It's too unique, and too much of its time.
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« Reply #6 on: June 01, 2013, 10:13:15 AM »

This reeks of the Total Recall remake of last in year in that there is no great demand for it.
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« Reply #7 on: June 01, 2013, 11:44:28 AM »

I dunno... The original left me unsatisfied.
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« Reply #8 on: June 03, 2013, 10:32:08 AM »

I dunno... The original left me unsatisfied.


You'd be less satisfied with the remake. Ehren Kruger's writing is like that of a fourteen-year-old's fan fiction.

He's terribly immature and the US version of The Ring was the only good thing he wrote. Mind you since it is a remake, it already had a source material to use. Kruger tried to "localize" it without putting in his own garbage.

Keep in mind Kruger is responsible for this...

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« Reply #9 on: June 03, 2013, 02:48:50 PM »

Never heard of him but it should go without saying that you don't remake VIDEODROME, of all things.


http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0472567/


In the guy's defense THE RING adaptation was pretty good. It doesn't matter who the screenwriter is, though, VIDEODROME is just a bad candidate for a remake. It's too unique, and too much of its time.


Well, the original took place when the illicitness of pirate television signals was still evocative. How would that work today when the internet has basically democratized everything?

"Hey, man, you have got to see this bizarre, eerie video."
"Oh, I saw that already, that's been on YouTube for, like, forever. I'm mostly into cats dressed as 20th-century dictators these days."
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« Reply #10 on: June 03, 2013, 03:10:42 PM »

Never heard of him but it should go without saying that you don't remake VIDEODROME, of all things.


http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0472567/


In the guy's defense THE RING adaptation was pretty good. It doesn't matter who the screenwriter is, though, VIDEODROME is just a bad candidate for a remake. It's too unique, and too much of its time.


Well, the original took place when the illicitness of pirate television signals was still evocative. How would that work today when the internet has basically democratized everything?

"Hey, man, you have got to see this bizarre, eerie video."
"Oh, I saw that already, that's been on YouTube for, like, forever. I'm mostly into cats dressed as 20th-century dictators these days."


I always thought it was about subliminal advertising, kinda like that Lee Majors movie.
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« Reply #11 on: June 03, 2013, 03:59:24 PM »

I dunno... The original left me unsatisfied.


You'd be less satisfied with the remake. Ehren Kruger's writing is like that of a fourteen-year-old's fan fiction.

He's terribly immature and the US version of The Ring was the only good thing he wrote. Mind you since it is a remake, it already had a source material to use. Kruger tried to "localize" it without putting in his own garbage.

Keep in mind Kruger is responsible for this...




The Twins are pretty much the main reason I only saw Revenge of the Fallen once and now that I know Kruger's known for immaturity that also explains the "wtf, panties?" moment and why Devistator had robo-testicles even though none of the machines he's comprised of on film have wrecking balls.
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