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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.359 Pinocchio (1940 Vs. 2022)

9/27/2022
When you wish upon a star you think of the classic animated film Pinocchio (1940). This week Invasion of the Remake compares the original to the 2022 Disney remake in a whale of an episode. We take the strings off this conversation in a puppet battle of epic proportions! Support independent podcasts like ours by telling your friends and family how to find us at places like Apple Podcasts, iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, PlayerFM, Tune In Radio, PodChaser, Amazon Music, Audible,...

Duration:01:22:59

Ep.358 Remaking Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze (1975)

9/20/2022
He's an adventurer and a hero with a keen mind that no criminal can defeat, he is Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze (1975). Based on the pulp novel and comic book character from 1933, Doc Savage jumps off the page with rippling muscles, bronzed skin and ripped shirts in a camp adventure that is so weird and bizarre that the Invaders couldn't resist trying to remake it in this week's episode. Promo: Play Comics Twitter: @playcomicscast Support independent podcasts like ours by telling your...

Duration:01:37:00

Ep.357 Top Gun (1986) Vs. Fire Birds (1990) Vs. Top Gun: Maverick (2022)

9/13/2022
The Invaders enter the danger zone as we take to the skies and compare the Tom Cruise classic Top Gun (1986) to what some call "Top Gun with helicopters", Fire Birds (1990) starring Nicolas Cage, and then we loop back around to the mega hit Top Gun: Maverick (2022). It's a triple film dog fight on this week's 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 Podcasts,...

Duration:01:41:39

Ep.356 Remaking Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone (1983)

9/6/2022
On a distant planet inhabited by mutants and scavengers, Wolff must rescue three female captives from Earth from the evil Overdog in Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone (1983). This week the Invaders venture into the Forbidden Zone with their own unique brand of storytelling to remake this cult science fiction gem complete with fantasy casting. Support independent podcasts like ours by telling your friends and family how to find us at places like Apple Podcasts, iTunes, Spotify,...

Duration:01:34:07

Ep.355 District B13 (2004) Vs. Brick Mansions (2014)

8/30/2022
A cop must go undercover and team up with a convict to go into a restricted area of the city to shut down a nuclear bomb that is being controlled by an evil crime lord that rules the district. Trish and J are bouncing off the walls to talk about the free running film District B13 (2004) which stars parkour founder David Belle and its remake Brick Mansions (2014), the last completed film of Paul Walker. Support independent podcasts like ours by telling your friends and family how to find us...

Duration:01:29:09

Ep.354 Remaking Black Knight (2001)

8/23/2022
A theme park employee considers jumping ship to the competition when an accident sends him backwards in time where he becomes the Black Knight (2001). Martin Lawrence stars in this fish-out-of-water comedy in which he must dig deep to find some things are worth fighting for. Join IOTR for another fan challenge to rethink, recast and remake Black Knight for a new generation. Support independent podcasts like ours by telling your friends and family how to find us at places like Apple...

Duration:01:17:09

Ep.353 A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1931, 1949, & 1989) Vs. Unidentified Flying Oddballs (1979)

8/16/2022
A resourceful man (spaceman or child) find themselves back in time in Camelot after a bump to the head in Mark Twain's timeless classic, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court. This classic tale has had numerous adaptations throughout cinematic history beginning in 1921 carrying forward in cinema and on television throughout the decades. We can't possibly watch them all but we present to you four different versions on the IOTR round table. Support independent podcasts like ours by...

Duration:01:23:58

Ep.352 Remaking The Quest (1986, aka Frog Dreaming, aka The Go-Kids)

8/9/2022
A resourceful American boy living in Australia discovers an Aboriginal legend of a monster living in a pond and embarks on an adventure to prove its existence. This week Invasion of the Remake goes in search of the mythical Bunyip in The Quest (1986, aka Frog Dreaming) for a fan challenge to re-imagine the fantasy, adventure film for a whole new generation. Support independent podcasts like ours by telling your friends and family how to find us at places like Apple Podcasts, iTunes,...

Duration:01:22:15

Ep.351 Invading Horror Con 2022: Joe Bob Briggs Panel

8/2/2022
This week Invasion of the Remake brings you a special episode featuring the legend Joe Bob Briggs of The Last Drive-In and Monstervision fame, recorded live at the Calgary Horror Con 2022! Panel Hosts: ReAnimateHer and A Cer1al Kill3r Support independent podcasts like ours by telling your friends and family how to find us at places like Apple Podcasts, iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, PlayerFM, Tune In Radio, PodChaser, Amazon Music, Audible, Libsyn, iHeartRadio and all the best...

Duration:01:00:19

Ep.350 The Fast and the Furious (1954 vs. 2001)

7/26/2022
It's our big 350th episode and we are going fast and furious with our celebrations. The Fast and the Furious began on the highways of Roger Corman's brain in 1954 as an escaped convict steals a Jaguar, kidnapping the owner, and enters a road race that can help him escape into Mexico. While the Universal film in 2001 is not a remake we do find some interesting similarities that may have influenced the Vin Diesel and Paul Walker film. We live our life one podcast at a time and these 110...

Duration:01:48:27

Ep.349 Unforgiven (1992 Vs. 2013)

7/19/2022
A man who once lived a life of violence is forced to confront his past and return to a life he had hoped to have left behind in the Oscar award winning Unforgiven (1991). This week Invasion of the Remake compares the original Clint Eastwood classic to the 2013 Japanese remake featuring Ken Watanabe. Will the remake hold up to the classic or will the audacity of remaking this western gem be Unforgiven? Promo: Good Day To Podcast Twitter: @GoodDayToPod Support independent podcasts like ours...

Duration:01:39:15

Ep.348 Remaking Death Ship (1980)

7/12/2022
Survivors of a sinking cruise ship take refuge on an abandoned freighter only to discover that it was formerly a German WWII prison ship and that they are haunted by an evil that controls the ship. IOTR takes a cruise on the Death Ship (1980). There are showers of blood and all manner of torture devices for your vacation needs. Join us as we remake and recast this terror on the high seas, Death Ship. Promo: Cinema Recall Twitter: @cinema_recall Support independent podcasts like ours by...

Duration:01:30:48

Ep.347 Invasion of the Okotoks Film Festival 2022

7/5/2022
This week we sent Trish on an away mission to the Okotoks Film Festival where she had two great discussions with up and coming filmmakers you should keep your eyes on. First up is Daniel Christophersen of Norway who directed the short film Swan Song, followed by 17 year old, Canadian filmmaker Jade Andrusiw talking about her short film The Things I Wish I Said But Never Did. Support independent podcasts like ours by telling your friends and family how to find us at places like Apple...

Duration:00:53:50

Ep.346 The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) Vs. The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let's Do the Time Warp Again (2016)

6/28/2022
Damn it. Janet is over at Frankenstein's place watching a science fiction double feature, once in a while, dressed as a sweet transvestite. I'm going home, because the sword of Damocles is hanging over our heads as we are going to compare The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) to its television remake The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let's Do the Time Warp Again (2016). How many song titles did we use in that intro? Promo: Reel Feels Podcast @ReelFeelsPod on Twitter Support independent...

Duration:01:33:57

Ep.345 Remaking The Phantom Empire (1988)

6/21/2022
A mysterious creature's attacks results in the discovery of a large cache of uncut diamonds and an expedition is launched into a mysterious cave system. The team is unprepared for what they discover in The Phantom Empire (1988). Join Invasion of the Remake as we explore a mysterious cave, deadly cannibalistic underground dwellers, cave girls, dinosaurs, robots from outer space, and an alien Queen. The Phantom Empire is loaded with all kinds of crazy, just the way we like it. Listen in as we...

Duration:01:20:18

Ep.344 Going In Style (1979 vs 2017)

6/14/2022
Three seniors, angry at a system that has failed them, decide to rob a bank to get what they are owed and live a new adventure in their twilight years. George Burns, Art Carney, and Lee Strasberg star in Going In Style (1979) and the 2017 remake also has an all-star cast with Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman, and Alan Arkin. Join Invasion of the Remake as we discover which set of octogenarians are the best bank robbers that are Going In Style. Support independent podcasts like ours by telling...

Duration:01:26:54

Ep.343 Remaking Critters (1986) with MaJaMa

6/7/2022
This week IOTR has enlisted the filmmakers and stars of the cult indie horror comedy Bad CGI Sharks to surprise Trish and help us re-imagine Critters (1986). The three-headed kaiju known as MaJaMa are no strangers to toothy menaces and they bring their cumulative knowledge onto the IOTR mothership for an episode full of fun, imagination and a lot of Critters! Watch MaJaMa Jams on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCW1cMTdfNyaJelaCebDNnOA Buy Bad CGI Sharks merchandise at SRS Cinema...

Duration:01:53:52

Ep.342 Death on the Nile (1978 Vs. 2022)

5/31/2022
It seems everyone is out to get Linnet Ridgeway, but her death is only the start to the mystery, and more bodies will be discovered before it is done. Hercule Poirot returns to Invasion of the Remake as we discuss another Agatha Christie classic with Death on the Nile (1978 vs 2022). Listen in as we discover who-done-it better on this week's episode. Support independent podcasts like ours by telling your friends and family how to find us at places like Apple Podcasts, iTunes, Spotify,...

Duration:01:42:36

Ep.341 Remaking Firewalker (1986)

5/24/2022
A pair of adventurers try to track down a cache of gold that has ties to many ancient civilizations, but the evil Coyote seeks to unleash ancient magics from the treasure to give himself ultimate power. Chuck Norris tries something a little different with the action, comedy, adventure Firewalker (1986) from Cannon Films. We know how loaded that sentence is, so join IOTR as we come up with our own ideas to remake Firewalker! Promo: Two Idiots and a Dog podcast @TIaaDMedia on...

Duration:01:26:41

Ep.340 Get Carter (1971) vs. Hit Man (1972) vs. Get Carter (2000)

5/17/2022
Jack Carter's brother is dead and he isn't buying the story. Carter travels the criminal underworld uncovering the secrets of his bother's murder in Get Carter (1971 & 2000). Invasion of the Remake compares the Michael Caine classic crime movie to the Sylvester Stallone remake, plus the blacksploitation, grindhouse version Hit Man (1972) starring Bernie Casey and Pam Grier! Promo: Shoot the Flick Podcast @ShoottheFlick on Twitter Support independent podcasts like ours by telling your...

Duration:01:25:54