04 June 2015 1701 Views

BIG TROUBLE LITTLE REMAKE

by James Murphy

BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE HOLLYWOOD

DON’T REMAKE THESE MOVIES: An Open Letter

 

Dear Hollywood

 

With the shocking (yet hardly surprising) news that you intend to remake / reboot The Fugitive, Big Trouble in Little China AND attempt some half-baked live action Fantasia; I felt compelled to write a quick open letter.

STOP re-making stuff! If you HAVE to re-make something, then choose something BAD so you can IMPROVE on it. Meantime, just give it up?

You CAN do this!

Listen to me, I’m your friend. I genuinely want to HELP! This re-making thing is an ADDICTION! You need serious cold turkey and rehab. None of this ‘oh just one more won’t hurt’ or ‘I can control this’. No. You have a PROBLEM. This is tough love and one day you’ll thank me for it.

To make that message even EASIER to digest, I am attaching the following list of movies that are re-make proof.

 

DO NOT EVEN THINK about TOUCHING these flawless classics.

 

 

  1. Battleship Potemkin
  2. Citizen Kane
  3. Casablanca
  4. Lawrence of Arabia
  5. The Great Escape

 

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  1. Deliverance
  2. The Conversation
  3. The Godfather
  4. Apocalypse Now
  5. Rocky

 

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  1. Taxi Driver
  2. Raging Bull
  3. Good Fellas
  4. Top Gun
  5. Star Wars

 

 

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  1. Close Encounters of the Third Kind
  2. Raiders of the Lost Ark
  3. The Terminator
  4. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
  5. The Untouchables

 

 back-to-the-future

 

  1. Lethal Weapon
  2. Die Hard
  3. Groundhog Day
  4. Four Weddings and a Funeral
  5. Some Like it Hot
  6. Back To the Future
  7. Dances with Wolves
  8. Airplane!
  9. Goldfinger
  10. Batman and Robin (ok that’s enough for now)

 

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I truly hope this helps you at a difficult time in your creativity drought.

Sincerely, Your friend

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