meta: Remake/Reboot


2019


'Unforgiven'/'Yurusarezarumono': From The Wild West To The Deep North 
Sang-Il Lee's Meiji-era remake of Clint Eastwood's now-classic Western doesn't quite eclipse its predecessor, but it doesn't need to; it stands very nicely on its own
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2016


In Defense Of 'Berserk', Both Old And New 
The new 'Berserk' is a welcome extension to the original TV series, but it doesn't come at the expense of the '97 original -- what could?
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2015


'009 Re: Cyborg': Parts On Order 
The latest attempt to revamp a classic anime/manga property along modern-day sensibilities is a fizzle, no thanks to a mismatch of material and director
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Why Sony Should Remake 'Macross', Not 'Robotech' 
Sony should use its live-action 'Robotech' remake as a way to free 'Macross' from the smothering legal quagmire that's kept the franchise in limbo for too long
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2014


Live, Die, Remake: Four Different Paths Through 'All You Need Is Kill' / 'Edge Of Tomorrow' 
Hiroshi Sakurazaka's novel 'All You Need Is Kill' has been revisited no less than three times in other media, each version its own meditation on war, death, rebirth, and timelessness
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'Sailor Moon Crystal': To Be Promised The Moon 
We've not only been promised the moon with the new 'Sailor Moon'; there's a good chance we'll actually get it
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