movie remakes


Poltergeist, the Remake… A Mistake?

Being a horror fan, when I heard of the remake of Spielberg's 1982 movie POLTERGEIST, my reaction should have been... However, it was more like... Why? I am a fan of the original. There is nothing wrong with it. So many people, including many of us here at The Midnight Society, have been scarred for life by the clown doll, kid-eating tree, and child-devouring closet. Fabulous stuff, people. So, a remake? From this... to this... The trailers made it obvious that the special effects were... well, special. But was this movie the same story with updated[...]