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Old 26-10-2006, 14:36
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Wouldnt it be great if they made a remake, The original with Kathy Bates and James Caan was amazing! But id love to see another version!

What do u think?
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Old 26-10-2006, 14:42
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I think the original film is great, and a remake would add nothing.

What do you think needs changing?
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Old 26-10-2006, 15:08
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Probably the best movie of a Stephen King novel - I can't imagine it being bettered by releasing a newer version of it. Certainly can't imagine anybody portraying Annie Wilkes better than Kathy Bates did. And we definitely don't want Stephen King getting his hands on it the same way he did with the watered-down made-for-TV version of The Shining that came out five or so years ago - that was abysmal. Best left alone.
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Old 26-10-2006, 15:53
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Originally Posted by razzauk16
Wouldnt it be great if they made a remake, The original with Kathy Bates and James Caan was amazing! But id love to see another version!

What do u think?
Awful idea, if the original was amazing then there's certainly no need for a remake IMO.
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Old 26-10-2006, 18:17
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nup bad idea
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Old 26-10-2006, 18:18
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Originally Posted by razzauk16
Wouldnt it be great if they made a remake, The original with Kathy Bates and James Caan was amazing! But id love to see another version!

What do u think?
Amongst the worst of bad ideas I have come across in a long long time. Sorry.
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Old 26-10-2006, 18:32
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I can't see any possible reasonable reason to remake this film whatsoever.
It's a fine enough film as it is.

What's to change?
Do they need to add flashy special effects for a 'modern audience'.

I've see this term bandied around a lot recently, where TV or film production tries to flog something to us by claiming something's being made for a 'modern audience'.
Which often tends to result in the finished product being about just style and zero substance, and a very poor end result.
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Old 26-10-2006, 18:57
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Terrible idea. The movie is still not all that old.

And anyone who tried to take on the role of Kathy Bates character would be writing themselves one long suicide note as far as their career is concerned.
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Old 26-10-2006, 20:44
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Rather than a remake, why don't you just read the book and imagine who YOU want each character to be. Problem solved.
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Old 26-10-2006, 23:02
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Oh no way. The film is fantastic,but i wish they featured more in the film of what happened to Paul in the book - Annie is much nastier!

She chops his thumb off and cuts his feet off with an axe before burning the open wounds!
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Old 26-10-2006, 23:12
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Originally Posted by Tellyholic
She chops his thumb off and cuts his feet off with an axe before burning the open wounds!
I can picture Ben Affleck in the role, with a few retakes just to get it right
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Old 26-10-2006, 23:24
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Originally Posted by razzauk16
Wouldnt it be great if they made a remake, The original with Kathy Bates and James Caan was amazing! But id love to see another version!

What do u think?

what on earth for? it's not even as though they need to simplify it for an american audience, cos it's ummm....already american.
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Old 27-10-2006, 00:21
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It's a good film because of the performances and because they stuck to King's book (although they didn't go as far with the content level...but there's probably only about 2 King films that have done ever). But you've GOT to admit that this wasn't a difficult film to make, what with most of it being in that one room and James Caan is just in bed. Something like IT is much more difficult to adapt.
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Old 27-10-2006, 00:38
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Ahhh.. Hollywood, where if it ain't broke, they break it.
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Old 27-10-2006, 01:51
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Wouldnt be surprised to see a remake one day, though...
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Old 27-10-2006, 04:52
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Originally Posted by razzauk16
Wouldnt it be great if they made a remake, The original with Kathy Bates and James Caan was amazing! But id love to see another version!

What do u think?

You have to be joking
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Old 27-10-2006, 10:15
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Er absolutely no need for a remake at all. The film is genius.
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Old 27-10-2006, 11:45
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I dont think anyone could be as good as Kathy Bates, but i would still like to see a remake, but Kathy Bates is Annie.
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Old 27-10-2006, 11:45
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remakes should be banned.
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Old 27-10-2006, 13:11
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Noooooooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 27-10-2006, 18:26
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bad idea.......
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Old 06-05-2013, 10:44
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No! This is a near perfect movie!
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Old 06-05-2013, 11:05
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Barbra, bumping this thread, you dirty birdy

I agree with everyone else on this seven year old thread, no need to remake it.
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Old 06-05-2013, 11:27
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Wouldnt it be great if they made a remake, The original with Kathy Bates and James Caan was amazing! But id love to see another version!

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No, it wouldn't be "great"

Just like most remakes are never great.
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