Horror Remakes: Then and Now

Seemingly every time I go to the movies there plays a trailer that makes me scratch my head wondering, “Doesn’t this movie already exist?” Despite the thousands of hopefuls moving to Hollywood to pen the next great screenplay, the showbiz execs prefer to say, “nahh, I think we’ll just re-make that movie from the late ’70s, NO, actually make that the early ’80s!”

Most of them are garbage, pretty much all of them. The originals at least cling to the edge of entertainment due to their seventies grit and camp, but the remakes have almost nothing going for them. Things are a little more polished now and a little (a lot) sexier.

Watch as the world of horror transforms (but kind of stays the same) right before your eyes: