Michael Lee Simpson

Do We Really Need Endless Movie Reboots & Remakes? (Part 3)

Do We Really Need Endless Movie Reboots & Remakes? (Part 3)
This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Remakes

Following on from Part 2 in our series on reboots, we can be both cynical that studios want to squeeze every last penny from a film franchise, or we could became more laterally creative and see what new and exciting elements we can add to elevate it. Are sequels and prequels included in this paradigm? […]

 Michael Lee Simpson

Do We Really Need Endless Film Reboots & Remakes? (Part 1)

Do We Really Need Endless Film Reboots & Remakes? (Part 1)
This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Remakes

The debate about the role of film and television remakes remains a hotly contested issue. In our three part series, we explore why they’re made and whether they’re a good or bad thing. His long black cape has whipped over the shoulders of eleven different actors in the last seventy-eight years, a trademark feature on […]