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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.311 Remaking Night of the Creeps (1986)

10/19/2021
This week we get a teen, fraternity, coming of age comedy with aliens, psycho killers, zombies, aliens, parasites and a detective with a dark past. Night of the Creeps (1986) embraces 50s horror and sci-fi tropes like a warm comforting blanket to create one of the most unique horror comedies of the 1980s. Join Invasion of the Remake as we discuss this cult classic and offer our own remake ideas to update Night of the Creeps for a new generation. Support independent podcasts like ours by...

Duration:01:30:18

Ep.310 Maniac (1980 Vs. 2012) with Breanna Whipple

10/12/2021
Williams Lustig's Maniac (1980) is a dark, controversial horror film about a serial killer on a rampage starring Joe Spinell. It's themes of mental illness and deep seeded trauma are explored even further in the 2012 remake starring Elijah Wood. This week IOTR is joined by the horror queen, Breanna Whipple of Heavy Horror to explore both films. Keep your hair on because this episode is better than a shotgun to the face! Follow Breanna on Twitter @breannimator and @_heavyhorror Support...

Duration:01:25:58

Ep.309 Remaking Brainscan (1994)

10/5/2021
What if you played a video game where you were the murder? Except you are actually performing the murders in real life thanks to the nefarious Trickster. This week IOTR plays Brainscan (1994) with the intent of rethinking, recasting and remaking it. But will the Trickster have other plans? Find out in this week's Invasion of the Remake. Find Tony and Flicks Xrayed at https://flicksxrayed.com/ Support independent podcasts like ours by telling your friends and family how to find us at places...

Duration:01:27:12

Ep.308 Dumbo (1941 Vs. 2019)

9/28/2021
You will believe an elephant can fly in this week's Invasion of the Remake as we discuss the Walt Disney animated classic Dumbo (1941) and the Tim Burton re-imagining from 2014 starring Colin Ferrell, Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito and Eva Green. Only on Invasion of the Remake, now with 100% more pink elephants! 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...

Duration:01:34:29

Ep.307 Remaking Damnation Alley (1977)

9/21/2021
Jan-Michael (Airwolf) Vincent and George (A-Team) Peppard team-up in this post-apocalyptic journey from California to New York in the hopes of finding the last remnants of civilization in Damnation Alley (1977) based on the novella by Roger Zelazny. Hit the road with Invasion of the Remake as we rethink and remake this cult, sci-fi movie 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,...

Duration:01:34:32

Ep.306 To Be or Not to Be (1942 vs 1983)

9/14/2021
To Be or Not to Be, that is the question...and the movie. It's the beginning of World War II and the Nazis have seized Poland. A small acting troupe tries to save lives by keeping a list of Polish freedom fighters from falling into the hands of the enemy. And it is pretty darn funny too! This week IOTR compares the classic Carole Lumbard & Jack Benny 1942 film to the Mel Brooks and Anne Bancroft 1983 remake. Only on Invasion of the Remake! Support independent podcasts like ours by telling...

Duration:01:35:17

Ep.305 Remaking Frenzy (1972)

9/7/2021
This week we've been given the insurmountable task of remaking the Alfred Hitchcock masterpiece Frenzy (1972) and we may never wear a neck tie again. We may not be smarter than Hitchcock but he left one heck of a road map to help us update this thriller 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, Google Play Music, Stitcher, PlayerFM, Tune In Radio, PodChaser, Amazon...

Duration:01:57:00

Ep.304 The Time Machine (1960 Vs. 2002)

8/31/2021
Dreams from the past help open the gateway to the future. Can our time traveler save the remnants of humanity in the far future from the monstrous Morlocks? The Invaders step into the H.G. Wells classic, science fiction, novel adaptation, The Time Machine (1960) and the 2002 remake from his great grandson Simon Wells. Take a trip 800,000 years into the future on this weeks Invasion of the Remake! Support independent podcasts like ours by telling your friends and family how to find us at...

Duration:01:21:19

Ep.303 Remaking Cavegirl (1985)

8/24/2021
This week Invasion of the Remake travels back in time for Cavegirl (1985) in which a nerd from the present accidentally travels to the past and falls in love with a cavegirl in this cult, b-movie, sex comedy. You challenged us to remake it and we did it. Don't miss the return of the fan challenge only on 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,...

Duration:01:29:47

Ep.302 Heat (1986) Vs. Wild Card (2015)

8/17/2021
He's the only "licensed chaperone" in Las Vegas and the toughest guy in a city he hates. He's looking for a way out but first must help a friend get revenge on the gangster who brutally beat her, while facing his own demons that are keeping him in Las Vegas. This week IOTR hits the blackjack table to discover the forgotten Burt Reynolds action, drama Heat (1986) and compare it to the Jason Statham remake Wild Card (2015). You'll hit 21 every time you tune into Invasion of the...

Duration:01:42:20

Ep.301 Remaking Eating Raoul (1982)

8/10/2021
The Blands have a dream and murdering a few swingers that plague their building might help them achieve that dream. But Raoul has his own nefarious plans. Set the table, grab a nice bottle of wine as we serve up a fresh dish and remake the cult comedy Eating Raoul (1982)! 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, PodChaser, Amazon Music,...

Duration:01:26:33

Ep.300 La Totale! (1991) Vs. True Lies (1994)

8/3/2021
Invasion of the Remake is happy to celebrate 300 episodes with you by catching our white whale with the French, action, spy, comedy La Totale! (1991) which was remade as James Cameron's big budget thrill-ride True Lies (1994) starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jamie Lee Curtis, Bill Paxton and Tom Arnold. Join the party along with guest appearances by Tony from Flicks XRayed, Jim from Film Rage, Tim & Carlos from The Nerd Room and Sean from What Does It Matter podcasts. Support independent...

Duration:01:50:00

Ep.299 Remaking Cherry 2000 (1987)

7/27/2021
Did you get a little frisky with your fembot and now need to replace it, but you live in a dystopian nightmare its not as easy as going to the store for a new one? Well do we got the deal for you! We got a Cherry 2000 (1987) in our stock right now and it can be yours with a click of the button. Join IOTR as we take a look at the cult, sci-fi Cherry 2000 while putting our own spin on what an updated remake might look like complete with fantasy casting! Support independent podcasts like ours...

Duration:01:26:58

Ep.298 That Darn Cat (1965 vs 1997)

7/20/2021
D.C. might be just doing his nightly rounds in the neighborhood, but this deviously clever cat has stumbled onto a kidnapping, and he is the only cat that can help the F.B.I. solve the case. Join Invasion of the Remake as we compare the Walt Disney family, classic That Darn Cat (1965) starring Dean Jones and Hayley Mills to the 1997 remake starring Christina Ricci and Doug E. Doug. It's like catnip for your ears. Support independent podcasts like ours by telling your friends and family how...

Duration:01:31:39

Ep.297 Remembering Richard Donner: A Tribute

7/13/2021
This week Invasion of the Remake share their memories of growing up with Richard Donner movies and what they meant to them. Donner's films defined a generation and helped shape who that generation would become. He entertained us by making us believe a man could fly, that buried treasure could be found, that Satan might be a small boy, that an odd pairing of police detectives could become family, and so much more. Join Invasion of the Remake as we celebrate the life and career of Richard...

Duration:01:42:58

Ep.296 Remaking Cobra (1986)

7/6/2021
Crime is the disease and he is the cure. This is where the law stops and he starts. He has a bad attitude...but just a little one. Enjoy these one-line zingers along with gratuitous violence, 80s machismo and Sylvester Stallone in Cobra (1986). This cop doesn't play by the rules when he takes down a serial killer backed by a vicious cult. Join IOTR as we rethink and remake Cobra complete with our own unique brand of fantasy casting. Support independent podcasts like ours by telling your...

Duration:01:03:38

Ep.295 Sleuth (1972 vs. 2007)

6/29/2021
It begins with a game to commit the perfect crime but then it escalates into a game of retribution and revenge. Based on the play by Anthony Shaffer, Sleuth (1972) starring Laurence Olivier & Michael Caine, is a multilayered, crime, mystery nominated for 4 Academy Awards. In 2007 Kenneth Branagh brought his own vision of the classic play with Caine returning in Oliveir's role and Jude Law taking Caine's part from the original film. Grab your biggest magnifying glass and join Invasion of the...

Duration:01:24:50

Ep.294 Remaking X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes (1963)

6/22/2021
The human eye can only see about ten percent of the visual spectrum. What if you could see beyond? In Roger Corman's cult classic X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes (1963) he explores just that and the consequences of being able to see everything. Invasion of the Remake can see a bright future in remaking "X" complete with their own unique brand of fantasy casting. Often imitated but never duplicated, we are the original remake show! Accept no substitutes! Support independent podcasts like...

Duration:01:16:27

Ep.293 Overboard (1987 Vs. 2018)

6/15/2021
Arrogant, rich, narcissists have a bad habit of falling off their yachts and getting amnesia in Elk Cove. But going Overboard (1987 vs 2018) might not be all bad. In this episode IOTR learns about being a better person through kidnapping and torture. Can the Anna Ferris & Eugenio Derbez remake hold up to the Goldie Hawn & Kurt Russell original or might they both go Overboard? Support independent podcasts like ours by telling your friends and family how to find us at places like Apple...

Duration:01:25:23

Ep.292 Remaking Runaway (1984)

6/8/2021
In the future a specialized police unit is tasked with stopping rogue robots in Runaway (1984). We got Tom Selleck and an evil Gene Simmons in a bonkers sci-fi written and directed by Michael Crichton. That's right, Magnum P.I. vs the Kiss Demon and rogue robots from the mind that created Jurassic Park. That's a whole lot of crazy that we just couldn't ignore. Join IOTR as we remake Runaway with our own unique brand of fantasy casting. Often imitated but never duplicated, we are the...

Duration:01:23:21