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Invasion of the Remake Podcast

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They are in your theaters, they are in your neighbors homes, and even your own. They have come to destroy your childhood and ruin your future. Only one podcast can protect you from the Invasion of the Remake! Invasion of the Remake is a weekly podcast with hosts Jason, Trish and Sam exploring the cinematic remake. We discuss films that have been remade for better or worse. We will also find those films with a nugget of a good idea that may be worthy of an updating for a new audience with our own unique ideas and cast to throw into the mix.

They are in your theaters, they are in your neighbors homes, and even your own. They have come to destroy your childhood and ruin your future. Only one podcast can protect you from the Invasion of the Remake! Invasion of the Remake is a weekly podcast with hosts Jason, Trish and Sam exploring the cinematic remake. We discuss films that have been remade for better or worse. We will also find those films with a nugget of a good idea that may be worthy of an updating for a new audience with our own unique ideas and cast to throw into the mix.

Location:

Calgary, AB

Description:

They are in your theaters, they are in your neighbors homes, and even your own. They have come to destroy your childhood and ruin your future. Only one podcast can protect you from the Invasion of the Remake! Invasion of the Remake is a weekly podcast with hosts Jason, Trish and Sam exploring the cinematic remake. We discuss films that have been remade for better or worse. We will also find those films with a nugget of a good idea that may be worthy of an updating for a new audience with our own unique ideas and cast to throw into the mix.

Language:

English


Episodes

Ep.288 It's Alive (1974 Vs. 2009)

5/11/2021
It shouldn't be alive but it is. It's Alive! It kills without mercy. It's Alive! It's only a baby. It's Alive! This week on IOTR we compare monstrous, mutant, infants with the classic Larry Cohen film from 1974 and the 2009 modern horror remake. Only one film can be on top because It's Alive! Support independent podcasts like ours by telling your friends and family how to find us at places like Apple Podcasts, iTunes, Spotify, Google Play Music, Stitcher, PlayerFM, Tune In Radio,...

Duration:01:18:33

Ep.287 Remaking Support Your Local Sheriff (1969)

5/4/2021
It's time for another fan challenge! This week we're brought back to the old west where James Garner is made sheriff of a town booming from the gold rush and in desperate need of taming. Invasion of the Remake re-imagines Support Your Local Sheriff in surprising ways in this weeks shiny new episode. Support independent podcasts like ours by telling your friends and family how to find us at places like Apple Podcasts, iTunes, Spotify, Google Play Music, Stitcher, PlayerFM, Tune In Radio,...

Duration:01:27:37

Ep.286 Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956 Vs. 1978) Vs. Body Snatchers (1993) Vs. The Invasion (2007)

4/27/2021
Invasion of the Body Snatchers is a classic science fiction film exploring the fear and paranoia of losing ourselves, and our loved ones no longer recognizable as themselves. It's about loss of identity and mindless conformity brought on by McCarthyism and the Red Scare of the 1950s. The subject matter is no less relevant in the remakes from 1978, 1993, and 2007. This week IOTR covers all four iterations in the pod pulsing climax of Alien Invasion April! Support independent podcasts like...

Duration:01:43:45

Ep.285 Remaking Robot Monster (1953)

4/20/2021
Week 3 of Alien Invasion April brings the fearsome Ro-Man, an ape with a space helmet for a head, to conquer Earth in Robot Monster (1953). Widely criticized for being one of the worst movies ever made, Invasion of the Remake sees something worthy in the simian from space that can raise this cult, sci-fi, stinker to new heights. Join IOTR this week as we remake Robot Monster!!! Support independent podcasts like ours by telling your friends and family how to find us at places like Apple...

Duration:01:08:39

Ep.284 The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951 Vs. 2008)

4/13/2021
Week 2 of Alien Invasion April brings a more peaceful visitor with a dire warning to Earth in the science fiction, classic, The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) and the 2008 remake starring Keanu Reeves. Can the universe afford the spread of humanity upon the stars? Can Klaatu and Gort survive the scrutiny of Invasion of the Remake?!!!! Support independent podcasts like ours by telling your friends and family how to find us at places like Apple Podcasts, iTunes, Spotify, Google Play Music,...

Duration:01:30:25

Ep.283 Remaking Earth Vs. The Flying Saucers (1956)

4/6/2021
Alien Invasion April begins with all out war between Earth Vs. The Flying Saucers (1956). Join us as we remake this Ray Harryhausen, sci-fi, classic for a modern audience complete with our own unique fantasy casting. The invasion begins this week, so plug your brainbox in and listen to Invasion of the Remake! Support independent podcasts like ours by telling your friends and family how to find us at places like Apple Podcasts, iTunes, Spotify, Google Play Music, Stitcher, PlayerFM, Tune In...

Duration:01:19:35

Ep.282 Cape Fear (1962 Vs. 1991)

3/30/2021
After years in jail, Max Cady has only one thing on his mind. A deep seeded rage fueling his desire for a slow, agonizing revenge on the man who put him there. Welcome to Cape Fear (1962 vs 1991). This week Invasion of the Remake will stalk the classic Gregory Peck and Robert Mitchum noir film comparing it to the Martin Scorsese thriller starring Robert De Niro and Nick Nolte. These two movie will battle it out on the savage waters of Cape Fear. Warning: Some topics discussed in this weeks...

Duration:01:25:06

Ep.281 Remaking Spies Like Us (1985)

3/23/2021
When two bumbling fools are recruited to become decoy spies, hijinks ensue that may destroy the world or just might save it. Join Invasion of the Remake as we discuss the Dan Aykroyd, Chevy Chase spy comedy, Spies Like Us (1985). We do our best James Bond impression to rethink and remake Spies Like Us, complete with fantasy casting, for a new generation. Support independent podcasts like ours by telling your friends and family how to find us at places like Apple Podcasts, iTunes, Spotify,...

Duration:01:13:01

Ep.280 The Lion King (1994 vs 2019)

3/16/2021
Walt Disney makes a beautiful animated film, then remakes it as another near-to-life animated film. It's the circle of life. Join Invasion of the Remake as we compare the animated classic The Lion King (1994) to its 2019 counterpart. Hakuna matata! Support independent podcasts like ours by telling your friends and family how to find us at places like Apple Podcasts, iTunes, Spotify, Google Play Music, Stitcher, PlayerFM, Tune In Radio, RadioPublic, BluBrry, Libsyn, YouTube, iHeartRadio and...

Duration:01:36:45

Ep.279 Remaking Double Dragon (1994)

3/9/2021
The evil Koga Shuko has one half of a magical medallion and will stop at nothing to get the other half from the heroic Lee brothers in Double Dragon (1994). Fill your pockets with quarters and come with us to play the classic arcade beat 'em up Double Dragon. This week we'll go all the way back to the original game as inspiration for our fantasy remake. High score wins on this episode of Invasion of the Remake! Support independent podcasts like ours by telling your friends and family how to...

Duration:01:29:27

Ep.278 Bangkok Dangerous (1999 Vs. 2008)

3/2/2021
A lonely assassin has his world come crashing down as he meets the love of his life. The Pang Brothers remake their own debut feature film, Bangkok Dangerous, and Invasion of the Remake has the honor of comparing them. Will the injection of Hollywood money and Nicolas Cage improve this Asian action film or water down an interesting concept? Let's get dangerous on this weeks Invasion of the Remake! Support independent podcasts like ours by telling your friends and family how to find us at...

Duration:01:26:46

Ep.277 Remaking A Night to Dismember (1983)

2/23/2021
The back story of Doris Wishman and A Night to Dismember (1983) is just as interesting, if not more interesting, than the film itself. Join Invasion of the Remake as we investigate, analyze, rethink and remake this infamous grindhouse style, b-horror film from the most prolific female filmmaker of her time. It will be A Night to Dismember! Support independent podcasts like ours by telling your friends and family how to find us at places like Apple Podcasts, iTunes, Spotify, Google Play...

Duration:01:24:51

Ep.276 One Touch of Venus (1948) Vs. Mannequin (1987)

2/16/2021
It's an old story, boy meets inanimate object, boy kisses inanimate object (as you do), inanimate object becomes a real girl who falls in love with the weirdo who kisses inanimate objects. This week Ava Gardner comes to life in One Touch of Venus (1948) and we compare it to the 80s interpretation of the story with Kim Cattrall awakening in Mannequin (1987). Its all plaster and plastic this week on Invasion of the Remake. Support independent podcasts like ours by telling your friends and...

Duration:01:21:52

Ep.275 Remaking Dr. Renault's Secret (1942)

2/9/2021
Dr. Renault has got a secret. Is it the murder that he's covering up or his mad scientific experiments? Join Invasion of the Remake as we discover Dr. Renault's Secret (1942) while re-imagining it as an Agatha Christie style who-done-it. Support independent podcasts like ours by telling your friends and family how to find us at places like Apple Podcasts, iTunes, Spotify, Google Play Music, Stitcher, PlayerFM, Tune In Radio, RadioPublic, BluBrry, Libsyn, YouTube, iHeartRadio and all the...

Duration:01:19:47

Ep.274 Red Dawn (1984 Vs. 2012)

2/2/2021
The enemy descends upon a mountain town with parachutes, guns, and heavy armaments. A small band of high school students forms a resistance to fight back the Red Dawn (1984 & 2012). Invasion of the Remake looks at an invasion of a different sort this week as we compare the classic John Milius directed Red Dawn to the 2012 remake starring Chris Hemsworth. Support independent podcasts like ours by telling your friends and family how to find us at places like Apple Podcasts, iTunes, Spotify,...

Duration:01:32:25

Ep.273 Remaking Sheena (1984)

1/26/2021
An ancient prophecy tells of the coming of a golden-haired girl who will become, Sheena (1984), Queen of the Jungle. Tanya Roberts (A View to a Kill, Charlie's Angels) stars as Sheena in this action, fantasy, comic book film. Join Invasion of the Remake as we re-imagine this classic Will Eisner comic book character by going back to her four-color roots. Support independent podcasts like ours by telling your friends and family how to find us at places like Apple Podcasts, iTunes, Spotify,...

Duration:01:39:17

Ep.272 Cannonball (1976) Vs. The Cannonball Run (1981)

1/19/2021
It's a race across America with big money on the line. Cannonball (1976) starring David Carradine shows how dangerous the race can be while The Cannonball Run (1981) with Burt Reynolds and an all-star cast portrays the lighter side in a more camp version. Join Invasion of the Remake as we hit the road to set the record for The Cannonball Run! Support independent podcasts like ours by telling your friends and family how to find us at places like Apple Podcasts, iTunes, Spotify, Google Play...

Duration:01:34:32

Ep.271 Remaking Zardoz (1974)

1/12/2021
This week Sir Sean Connery puts on his best slingshot mankini for Zardoz (1974) as a savage killer questioning his place in a world ruled by immortals that have become bored with eternal life. Join Invasion of the Remake as we begin season 7 by remaking Zardoz! Support independent podcasts like ours by telling your friends and family how to find us at places like Apple Podcasts, iTunes, Spotify, Google Play Music, Stitcher, PlayerFM, Tune In Radio, RadioPublic, BluBrry, Libsyn, YouTube,...

Duration:01:44:21

Cult Movie Trailer A-Go-Go 3-D in 1 Dimension!!!

1/5/2021
Cult Movie Trailer A-Go-Go returns and like all good third installments it's entirely in 3-D! You will have to imagine the other 2 dimensions. All the film trailers presented here are of films that were originally presented in the theater in 3-D. Plus classic drive-in intermissions. If it looks like it is right in front of you then it must be Cult Movie Trailer A-Go-Go 3-D in 1 Dimension!!! Support independent podcasts like ours by telling your friends and family how to find us at places...

Duration:00:59:47

What the F@!& is This?! Holiday Special

12/29/2020
The Invaders are taking the week off but we still like leaving a little something fun under your podcast tree. This week we debut a brand new idea of trying to figure out what a movie is about based on the title alone with hilarious results. We've never seen or heard of these movies and maybe you haven't either. On the very first (and possibly last) WTFIT we completely make-up plots for The Hebrew Hammer and UFO Blue Christmas, two very real movies we know nothing about. Support independent...

Duration:00:17:43