Tue, 16 June 2009
Clark goes green this week, exploring Hollywood's passion for remaking films many felt were done well enough the first time. Compare and contrast selections from Assault on Precinct 13 (1976), Assault on Precinct 13 (2004), The Poseidon Adventure (1972), Poseidon (2006), Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978), The Invasion (2007), The Thing From Another World (1951), The Thing (1982), King Kong (1933), King Kong (1976), King Kong (2005), The Thomas Crown Affair (1968), The Thomas Crown Affair (1999), The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974), and The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (2009), for which Clark also shares his review. Enjoy!
Clark welcomes your comments, questions, and suggestions in The Jury Room.