Tag: Total Recall

Genre Swap: 10 Action Movies That Could Work as Drama Films

Drama films tend to be about conflicts caused by differing perspectives, and action films embellish the physical confrontations from those conflicts. We select 10...

Paul Verhoeven’s Total Recall Comes to 4K UHD With All New...

The classic Total Recall is getting the 4K treatment later this year, complete with a new restoration and brand new bonus features for fans....

Clash of the Titans (2010) and 9 Other Very Unnecessary Remakes

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. If it’s absolutely perfect the way it is, absolutely don’t mess with it! These are 10 cinematic...

Ranked: The 10 Best Cyberpunk Movies


With the good reviews that Blade Runner: 2049 has been receiving, we look at just how well it stacks up against other films of the cyberpunk subgenre.

9 Film Projects That Were Rewritten to Become Sequels


We recently saw the release of the trailer for 10 Cloverfield Lane, which started life as an independent film unrelated to Cloverfield but was rewritten as a sequel (of sorts). This got us thinking about other films that were conceived as original projects but were altered by studios to become sequels to existing franchises.

More Reboots Aren’t a Solution For Bad Moviemaking


That cult movie you love from 30 years ago? It’s coming back as a remake. Did the last attempt at a movie adaptation of a well-loved comic book hero not go so well? Don’t worry, they’re rebooting it. Does your favorite childhood film no longer appeal to newer generations? One word: remake. 

Rated: Total Recall (2012)


The remake of Total Recall is pretty much what you'd expect from your average summer blockbuster. Good amounts of action and cool visuals, not much in terms of great story or satisfying characters. In other words, you don't have to worry about Hollywood trying to play mind games on you to make you forget about the original. 

Movie Music Mondays: “The Dream” from 1990’s Total Recall


The composition of a score is one of the most important aspects of filmmaking. I would fight you tooth and nail if you disagree with this theory. I've been a fan of film scores for as long as I've remembered, and this column will be devoted to the movie related tracks that have been playing in my mind (and constantly spinning in my iPhone) for the past week. So sit back, relax, and prepare for some awesome music!

This week, we'll be focusing on the first track from the score to the original Total Recall: "The Dream" from composer Jerry Goldsmith.

News Bits: Avengers, Captain America 2, Total Recall, John Carter, Prometheus,...


Welcome back for another edition of News Bits!  What is it you ask?  Well, the film world can get quite overwhelming at times in the news that releases.  Unfortunately some of this news is just too small to warrant a full article. Rather than deprive you of the news, we've created this section.  This week in news bits we’ve got posters, trailers, a new comic book movie inspired soda, and more!

First Official Trailer for Total Recall Remake is Pretty Awesome


In the first bit of REAL news that's landed on this April Fools' day, comes the first official trailer for Total Recall.  For a movie that's supposed to be a Summer blockbuster, we haven't seen very much of it.  While rumors of strife during the production have lowered expectations for the film, the trailer is a pleasant surprise of awesomeness.

Child of Light is a Solid, Albeit Familiar, Fantasy Tale |...

A brand new Fantasy adventure from Terry Brooks arrives this week with Child of Light, but is it worth picking up for your Fall...