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Keyword : Remakes


A broad survey of the trends and patterns of the American horror film since 1991, the year Silence of the Lambs won several Academy Awards.


An analysis of how the representation of the modern male plays out in visceral dynamics of Alexandre Aja's The Hills Have Eyes, while also comparing it to Wes Craven's original.


A narratological study of The Little Shop Around the Corner and its remake by Nora Ephron.


A theoretical analysis of the value of Gus Van Sant's Psycho.


With Gus Van Sant currently on the hard road back to relevance - the gnomic, impressive achievement that was Gerry (2002) having been so closely followed by his Cannes triumph with Elephant (2003) - the time may be ripe to revisit one of his most eccentric and reviled (and very nearly forgotten) projects, his 1998 near-shot-for-shot remake of Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho.


Gus Van Sant's re-appropriation of Hitchcock's classic is given another (close) look.


Review of the recent remake of Tobe Hooper 1974 classic.


Offscreen rarely reviews big budget Hollywood. But I am making an exception with the latest remake of Planet of the Apes, if only to reaffirm why it is that Offscreen treads cautiously when it comes to current Hollywood.


This is by far the best Freddie film since the original in 1984. Only a fresh comparison between them would decide which of the two is better.

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