Category Archives: Remake

Old Fairy Tales Re-Told: Jack the Giant Killer

Having just watched the very excellent Norwegian found-footage giant monster film Trolljegeren [aka The Troll Hunter] (Norway-2010; dir. André Ovredal), which postulates the continuing existence of traditional trolls — straight from folktales, with bulbous noses and all — and an … Continue reading

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Update: The Search for Gila Monster Fodder Begins!

Though the final cast list for the upcoming The Giant Gila Monster remake by co-directors Tony Randel and Jim Wynorski has been doing the rounds — including the interesting news that original Giant Gila Monster (1959) star Don Sullivan (above) … Continue reading

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Startling New Giant Monster Remake: A Backbrain Exclusive

We all know we’re in a cinematic age of remakes, reboots, makeovers and sequels, so the news the Backbrain’s just heard regarding the latest giant monster flick remake won’t come as much of a surprise to anyone. Not as such. … Continue reading

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