Episode 284 The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951 Vs. 2008)
Week 2 of Alien Invasion April brings a more peaceful visitor with a dire warning to Earth in the science fiction, classic, The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) and the 2008 remake starring Keanu Reeves. Can the universe afford the spread of humanity upon the stars? Can Klaatu and Gort survive the scrutiny of Invasion of the Remake?!!!!
Episode 283 Remaking Earth vs The Flying Saucers (1956)
Alien Invasion April begins with all out war between Earth Vs. The Flying Saucers (1956). Join us as we remake this Ray Harryhausen, sci-fi, classic for a modern audience complete with our own unique fantasy casting. The invasion begins this week, so plug your brainbox in and listen to Invasion of the Remake!
Episode 282 Cape Fear (1962 vs 1991)
After years in jail, Max Cady has only one thing on his mind. I deep seeded rage fueling his desire for a slow, agonizing revenge on the man who put him there. Welcome to Cape Fear (1962 vs 1991). This week Invasion of the Remake will stalk the classic Gregory Peck and Robert Mitchum noir film comparing it to the Martin Scorsese thriller starring Robert De Niro and Nick Nolte. These two movies will battle it out on the savage waters of Cape Fear.
Episode 281 Remaking Spies Like Us (1985
When two bumbling fools are recruited to become decoy spies, hijinks ensue that may destroy the world or just might save it. Join Invasion of the Remake as we discuss the Dan Aykroyd, Chevy Chase spy comedy, Spies Like Us (1985). We do our best James Bond impression to rethink and remake Spies Like Us, complete with fantasy casting, for a new generation.
Episode 280 The Lion King (1994 vs 2019)
Walt Disney makes a beautiful animated film, then remakes it as another near-to-life animated film. It's the circle of life. Join Invasion of the Remake as we compare the animated classic The Lion King (1994) to its 2019 counterpart. Hakuna matata!
Episode 279 Remaking Double Dragon (1994)
The evil Koga Shuko has one half of a magical medallion and will stop at nothing to get the other half from the heroic Lee brothers in Double Dragon (1994). Fill your pockets with quarters and come with us to play the classic arcade beat 'em up Double Dragon. This week we'll go all the way back to the original game as inspiration for our fantasy remake. High score wins on this episode of Invasion of the Remake!
Episode 278 Bangkok Dangerous (1999 vs 2008)
A lonely assassin has his world come crashing down as he meets the love of his life.
The Pang Brothers remake their own debut feature film, Bangkok Dangerous, and Invasion of the Remake has the honor of comparing them. Will the injection of Hollywood money and Nicolas Cage improve this Asian action film or water down an interesting concept? Let's get dangerous on this weeks Invasion of the Remake!
Episode 277 Remaking A Night to Dismember (1983)
The back story of Doris Wishman and A Night to Dismember (1983) is just as interesting, if not more interesting, than the film itself. Join Invasion of the Remake as we investigate, analyze, rethink and remake this infamous grindhouse style, b-horror film from the most prolific female filmmaker of her time. It will be A Night to Dismember.
Episode 276 One Touch of Venus (1948) Vs. Mannequin (1987)
It's an old story, boy meets inanimate object, boy kisses inanimate object (as you do), inanimate object becomes a real girl who falls in love with the weirdo who kisses inanimate objects. This week Ava Gardner comes to life in One Touch of Venus (1948) and we compare it to the 80s interpretation of the story with Kim Cattrall awakening in Mannequin (1987). Its all plaster and plastic this week on Invasion of the Remake.
Episode 275 Remaking Dr. Renault's Secret (1942)
Dr. Renault has a secret. Is it the murder that he's covering up or his mad scientific experiments? Join Invasion of the Remake as we discover Dr. Renault's Secret (1942) while re-imagining it as an Agatha Christie style who-done-it.