Movie Retrospectives

Rocky II – The 40-Year Contender

The Rocky series has endured from strength to strength. The original, the 1976 classic Rocky, made Sylvester Stallone a household name. Then, 1983’s Rocky III introduced future The A-Team star Mr. T and WWF star Hulk Hogan to the world. This was followed by 1985’s Rocky ... Read More

The Anatomy of a Remake: The Eye

Just as slashers ran wild through the 1970s and 1980s, Asian Horror remakes made their headway in the early 2000s. Films like 1998’s Ringu hinted at the creepier, more skin-crawling kind of horror over the brash, stalking terror of 1996’s Scream. Then, once the millennium ... Read More

The Anatomy of a Remake: Oldboy

Coming out of South Korea, Park Chan-Wook’s Neo-Noir Action Thriller Oldboy became a sensation upon its release in late 2003. The film told the story of a man who, after being kidnapped and kept captive for over 15 years, is let out on a 5-day ... Read More