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Invasion of the Remake is a podcast about that trend in film you love to hate, the dreaded remake! Your hosts Jason, Jeff, Trish and guests go into the good and bad of it all and discuss a few movies they think are deserving of a remake.

Invasion of the Remake is a podcast about that trend in film you love to hate, the dreaded remake! Your hosts Jason, Jeff, Trish and guests go into the good and bad of it all and discuss a few movies they think are deserving of a remake.
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Calgary, AB

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Invasion of the Remake is a podcast about that trend in film you love to hate, the dreaded remake! Your hosts Jason, Jeff, Trish and guests go into the good and bad of it all and discuss a few movies they think are deserving of a remake.

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English


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Ep.201 The Hitcher (1986 Vs. 2007)

8/13/2019
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Thumbs out! This week Invasion of the Remake walks the lonely road of The Hitcher. A Rutger Hauer horror, thriller, classic, The Hitcher (1986) follows Jim Halsey (C. Thomas Howell) as he crosses the country to deliver a car and picks up a hitchhiker stranded in the rain only to be tormented by this mysterious serial killer for a nefarious purpose. Sean Bean becomes The Hitcher in the 2007 remake that also stars Sophia Bush, Zachary Knighton, and Neal McDonough. Join the Invaders as they...

Duration:01:33:32

Ep.200 Remaking Prince of Darkness (1987)

8/6/2019
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We're celebrating 200 episodes by remaking a film CHOSEN BY YOU THE FANS! This week is the cult horror classic John Carpenter's Prince of Darkness (1987). Science & faith clash as the ultimate evil possesses people to help it cross over into our realm. Only stars Donald Pleasence, Lisa Blount, Jameson Parker, Victor Wong, Dennis Dunn, Susan Blanchard, Anne Marie Howard, Ann Yen, Peter Jason and Dirk Blocker can stop it. Oh, did we mention Alice Cooper?! He's in here too. Join Invasion of the...

Duration:01:53:15

Ep.199 Remaking Howard the Duck (1986)

7/30/2019
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This week Invasion of the Remake enters the Marvel Universe with its first feature film from executive producer George Lucas, Howard the Duck (1986)! This maligned water fowl gets a bad rap and we think with his recent cameos in Guardians of the Galaxy and Avengers: Endgame that it is time to revisit this cult classic starring Lea Thompson, Jeffrey Jones, Tim Robbins, Ed Gale, and Chip Zien. You don't want to miss our take on how to bring back Howard the Duck to the big screens complete with...

Duration:01:33:24

Ep.198 HorrorCon 2019 Texas Chainsaw Massacre & more!

7/23/2019
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We're back with more coverage from the Calgary HorrorCon 2019 featuring Teri McMinn, John Dugan, and Edwin Neal recounting stories from the filming of the original Texas Chainsaw Massacre. We also get the chance to chat with author Konn Lavery, comic creators Kyle Burles & Michael McAdam, Edmonton haunt The Dark, and our very own Jeff Omega from Higher Watch With Me podcast. It is a horror movie convention for your ears this week on Invasion of the Remake. Check out these great links for...

Duration:01:01:44

Ep.197 The Getaway (1972 Vs. 1994)

7/16/2019
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Her husband, Doc McCoy, is in jail and she'll do the unthinkable to get him out. A heist gone wrong and a terrible secret revealed bring the McCoys to the brink. This is The Getaway. The original film (1972) directed by Sam Peckinpah brings the Jim Thompson novel to the big screen for the first time starring Steve McQueen, Ali MacGraw, Ben Johnson, Sally Struthers, Al Lettieri, and Slim Pickens. Director Roger Donaldson would remake it in 1994 with an all-star line-up including Alec...

Duration:01:20:53

Ep.196 Remaking Q The Winged Serpent (1982)

7/9/2019
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The god monster of Mayan myth, Quetzlcoatl, has taken up residence in New York and only David Carradine and Michael Moriarty can unlock the secrets of this winged serpent to stop it from making all of New York its food. From writer/director Larry Cohen comes the action, horror, comedy creature feature Q (aka The Winged Serpent, 1982). Join Invasion of the Remake as we take to the skies to see if we can remake this B-movie cult classic! Support independent podcasts like ours by telling...

Duration:01:23:35

Ep.195 Horror Con 2019 Spotlight on Danielle Harris

7/2/2019
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This week we feature the reigning scream queen, Danielle Harris! Danielle takes us from the start of her career in commercials, what scares her, and the journey into her horror career that began with Halloween 4 and wouldn't really start again until Rob Zombie's Halloween 15 years later. Join Invasion of the Remake as we throw Danielle Harris in the spotlight live from her panel at the Calgary Horror Con! Support independent podcasts like ours by telling your friends and family how to...

Duration:01:08:45

Ep.194 Invaders From Mars (1953 Vs. 1986)

6/25/2019
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A secret invasion has already begun and only a 12 year old boy can save the world! This week we discuss William Cameron Menzies' sci-fi classic Invaders From Mars (1953) and the 1983 remake by master of horror Tobe Hooper. Make sure you check the back of your friends necks because they just might be Invaders from Mars! Support independent podcasts like ours by telling your friends and family how to find us at places like Apple Podcasts, iTunes, Google Play Music, Stitcher, PlayerFM, Tune...

Duration:01:23:38

Ep.193 Remaking The Keep (1983)

6/18/2019
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German soldiers have been stationed at the Keep, but an ancient evil has awoken killing more of them each night. The Nazis are forced to turn to a Jewish professor to help them solve the mysteries of the Keep before more soldiers fall to this unknown force. Just before Miami Vice Michael Mann wrote & directed the World War II horror film The Keep (1983) based on the novel by F. Paul Wilson. The Keep had an impressive cast with Scott Glenn, Alberta Watson, Jürgen Prochnow, Robert Prosky,...

Duration:01:25:45

Ep.192 Ghost In The Shell (1995 Vs 2017)

6/11/2019
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Masamune Shirow's Ghost in the Shell (1995) is a cyberpunk, anime, masterpiece that questions what makes us human. Is it the body or the soul (our ghosts)? The 2017 live action remake starring Scarlett Johansson, Pilou Asbæk, Takeshi Kitano, Juliette Binoche, and Michael Pitt attempts to expand on this idea. This week Invasion of the Remake explores this high tech world of cyborgs, espionage, and artificial intelligence as we compare the anime to the live action Ghost in the Shell...

Duration:01:28:35

Ep.191 Remaking Enter the Ninja (1981)

6/4/2019
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Invasion of the Remake once again enters the halls of Cannon Films, this time we re-imagine a movie that started a ninja/martial arts craze that would last for most of the 1980's, Enter the Ninja (1981). We'll stick to the shadows, striking when least expected, like a well trained ninja assassin, with a theoretical remake of Enter the Ninja! Support independent podcasts like ours by telling your friends and family how to find us at places like Apple Podcasts, iTunes, Google Play Music,...

Duration:01:36:04

Ep.190 Strangers On A Train (1951) Vs. Throw Momma From The Train (1987)

5/28/2019
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Alfred Hitchcock's suspense, thriller Strangers on a Train (1951) influenced quite a few movies and television episodes. It left it's mark as one of the cinematic greats. This week we compare it to one of those heavily "inspired by" films Throw Momma From the Train (1987) starring Billy Crystal and Danny DeVito. You don't want to miss this train, check out this week's Invasion of the Remake! Support independent podcasts like ours by telling your friends and family how to find us at places...

Duration:01:26:19

Ep.189 Remaking Remo Williams: The Adventures Begins (1985)

5/21/2019
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A pulp novel phenomena, Remo Williams, The Destroyer first jumped out of the novels into film in 1985 by frequent James Bond director Guy Hamilton a with Fred Ward in the title roll and Joel Grey as Remo's sensei Chiun. The controversy of cultural appropriation aside, Remo Williams the Adventure Begins (1985) is a fun action, adventure, comedy film that had a lot of potential for a remake. This week Sean from the What Does It Matter Podcast joins Invasion of the Remake to discuss Remo...

Duration:01:39:21

Ep.188 The Wicker Man (1973 Vs. 2006)

5/14/2019
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We've been invited to Summerisle famous for their delicious apples miraculously grown on an inhospitable island and unique May Day festival. What could possibly go wrong? The Wicker Man (1973) is considered one the finest films to ever come out of the UK. Starring Edward Woodward, Christopher Lee, Diane Cilento, Britt Ekland, Ingrid Pitt and directed by Robin Hardy. It follows a police officer who tracks a missing girl to the island of Summerisle who uncovers its terrifying secrets during...

Duration:01:34:49

Ep.187 More Remakes In Your Future...Sorry!

5/7/2019
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The war on the cinematic remake continues and we remain ever vigilant. Our advance scouts have reported back with a list of new remakes on the horizon. From Attack on Titan to Zorro here is the A-Z of which remakes may be on their way. May God have mercy upon us all. Support independent podcasts like ours by telling your friends and family how to find us at places like Apple Podcasts, iTunes, Google Play Music, Stitcher, PlayerFM, Tune In Radio, RadioPublic, BluBrry, Libsyn, YouTube,...

Duration:01:40:55

Ep.186 Remaking They Call Me Trinity (1970)

4/30/2019
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Mormon settlers are being forced off their land by an evil land baron and Mexican raiders. Only Trinity, the right hand of the devil, can help them...if you can wake him up. They Call Him Trinity (1970) stars Terence Hill as the unorthodox Trinity and Bud Spencer as his brother, the left hand of the devil, Bambino. Also starring Farley Granger, Dan Sturkie, and Remo Capitani in a classic Italian, comedy, spaghetti, western you won't soon forget. Join Invasion of the Remake as we travel back...

Duration:01:21:44

Ep.185 Death Wish (1974 Vs. 2018)

4/23/2019
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They came for his family, now he's coming for them. They must've had a Death Wish. Paul Kersey had everything taken away from him, now he's taken to the streets to reap justice. Death Wish (1974) is a classic crime drama starring Charles Bronson, Hope Lange, and Vincent Gardenia in which a grieving husband and father, feeling powerless, takes up a gun to stop violent crime on the streets and take the power away from the criminals. In 2018 director Eli Roth remade Death Wish with Bruce...

Duration:01:20:15

Ep.184 Remaking Sorceress (1982)

4/16/2019
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Sorceress (1982) is the most insane fantasy film we've ever had to rework into a modern remake. It has a floating head spitting lasers, angry monkey men, a frisky goat man, a lion with bat wings, the living dead, and twin playmates proficient in the magical and martial arts. All of this and more is wrapped in a Roger Corman bow. Yes it is awful. Join Invasion of the Remake in a land of swords and sorcery as we remake Sorceress! Support independent podcasts like ours by telling your...

Duration:01:39:02

Ep.183 We're No Angels (1955 Vs. 1989)

4/9/2019
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In We're No Angels (1955) three convicts escape jail to find themselves inadvertently helping a family and finding their own self worth in the process. Michael Curtiz directs an all-star cast that includes Humphrey Bogart, Aldo Ray, Peter Ustinov, Joan Bennett, and Basil Rathbone. In the 1989 version, directed by Neil Jordan and starring Robert De Niro, Sean Penn, Demi Moore, and John C. Reilly, two prisoners escape with a death row inmate and hide in a local church. Interacting with the...

Duration:01:25:13

Ep.182 Remaking F/X (1986)

4/2/2019
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When movie special effects man, Rollie Tyler, is hired to fake the murder of a real-life mob boss entering witness protection, he finds his own life is in danger with criminals and government agents wanting him dead. Bryan Brown and Brian Dennehy star in a robert mandel film, F/X (1986). Join Invasion of the Remake with special guest Richard Cleveland from The First Layer as we rethink, recast, and remake F/X! Support independent podcasts like ours by telling your friends and family how...

Duration:01:42:16