People are very negative about film remakes, and to an extent this is understandable, there have been some bloody awful ones over the course of film history but there are also plenty which are good, or great, or that many people forget are remakes at all.
I love The Rock—I really do. He’s a fun actor who also seems to be a genuinely cool person.
I clicked through and enjoyed the Onion's review of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, a sequel to a prequel/reboot of a franchise that first wound to a close forty ****ing years ago. Good lord. There's a reasonable explanation for this rut, and it's pretty disheartening, from a creative standpoint. Then I remembered…
(WARNING: SOME SPOILERS AHEAD)