by The Collected Mutineer We all know the story of Robin Hood. It’s a folk tale (arguably inspired […]
Hollywood loves a remake. They really do. Sometimes, these movies turn out better than the originals did. But most of the time, I find myself cringing. Take the news of the remake of the classic 1960 film The Magnificent Seven, for example.
No joke, ^this^ was me. Don’t get me wrong, I love Denzel Washington and Chris Pratt, but how can you possibly replace Yul Brynner in a black cowboy hat?
That’s right, you can’t.
At any rate, I could talk for days about the original films that I far prefer to their remakes, but I have narrowed it down to five.