From 2000 to 2009, Hollywood attempted to remake a number of its classic movies. While some did well at the box office, others simply missed their mark. Movie remakes of classic films have truly become a trend in itself. As the trend continues, the demand for retrospective remakes is at an all time high. In fact, the previous decade was blanketed by movie remakes from a number of genres and styles. This was simply Hollywood’s attempt to recapture nostalgia, while countering the domination of Internet based video and movie sharing sites.
Leading the pack was Dawn of the Dead, a horror remake based on the George Romero classic. With Sarah Polley and Ving Rhames, the action was a lot more intense than the original incarnation. The movie also scored 7/10 stars and was an instant hit. In fact, the film has become a cult classic with zombie film enthusiasts. [Read more…]