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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.

Location:

Calgary, AB

Description:

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.

Language:

English


Episodes

Ep.226 Rabid (1977 Vs. 2019)

2/18/2020
This week we return home to Canada only to find hoards of vicious zombies foaming at the mouth, ready to take a bite out of us. This week we'll be talking about David Cronenberg's Rabid (1977) starring Marilyn Chambers and Jen & Sylvia Soska's 2019 remake starring Laura Vandervoort. The only way to stop the outbreak is to 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, Google...

Duration:01:32:41

Ep.225 Remaking Practical Magic (1998)

2/11/2020
Love is a magical thing. For our Valentine's Day special we take a look at the romantic, fantasy, comedy Practical Magic (1998) starring Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman, Stockard Channing, Dianne Wiest, and Aidan Quinn. It was a financial flop at the box office but time has made it an under appreciated cult film. Can cupid's arrow find it's mark in a remake? Join the Invasion of the Remake as we rethink, recast, and theoretically remake Practical Magic! Support independent podcasts like...

Duration:01:39:55

Ep.224 Invasion of the Mockbusters!

2/4/2020
The regular gang takes a break as Jasin, Trush, and non-brand specific Jeff talk about the phenomena known as the Mockbuster. They'll chat about classics like Sinister Squad, The Fast and the Fierce, Starcrash, The Terminators, Atlantic Rim, AVH: Alien Vs. Hunter, The Amazing Bulk, Seytan, Gunan King of the Barbarians, Transmorphers, Hansel & Gretel, Da Vinci's Treasure, Snakes on a Train and more. These B-films draft on the popularity of big budget A-films in the hopes of making a quick...

Duration:01:39:41

Ep.223 Star Wars: Return of the Jedi (1983) Vs. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019)

1/28/2020
Once again we travel to a galaxy far, far away to complete the trilogy we started way back in Ep.23 and continued in Ep.123. By listener demand we were asked to continue our comparisons of the original Star Wars trilogy to the sequel trilogy. Spoilers ahead, as we're going to take an in depth look at Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker (2019) in this episode and make comparisons to Star Wars: Return of the Jedi (1983) and other films within George Lucas' original trilogy. May the Force be with...

Duration:01:41:20

Ep.222 Remaking Dellamorte Dellamore aka Cemetery Man (1994)

1/21/2020
This week we travel to Italy to decipher the enigmatic cult, horror, comedy Dellamorte Dellamore (aka Cemetery Man, 1994) starring Rupert Everett. Cemetery Man is a strange film that can be enjoyed as a zombie comedy or on a deeper more thought provoking level. We piece this complicated skeleton back together and try to rethink, recast, and theoretically remake Cemetery Man on this weeks episode of Invasion of the Remake. Support independent podcasts like ours by telling your friends and...

Duration:01:34:26

Ep.221 Adventures in Babysitting (1987 Vs 2016)

1/14/2020
Before Home Alone there was Adventures in Babysitting (1987) where a babysitter is forced to enter the dangerous city with the kids in her care to rescue her friend. Everything that could go wrong does in this family friendly comedy by director Chris Columbus and star Elisabeth Shue. In 2016 Disney released a modern remake on the Disney Channel starring Sabrina Carpenter and Sofia Carson as competing babysitters. This new interpretation brings on some interesting changes that Invasion of the...

Duration:01:31:58

Ep.220 Remaking DragonSlayer (1981)

1/7/2020
It's talons tear. It's breath burns. It is terror and only sorcery can destroy it. A young wizard's apprentice attempts to help a village whose women are being sacrificed to appease a hungry dragon. Join us on an incredible journey of swords, sorcery, and dragons as we rethink and theoretically remake the underrated fantasy classic DragonSlayer (1981) for a new generation. Support independent podcasts like ours by telling your friends and family how to find us at places like Apple Podcasts,...

Duration:01:27:01

Cult Movie Trailer A-Go-Go 2: The Revenge!

12/31/2019
Welcome to the Invasion Drive-In located on the corner of 42nd Street and nowhere. You can't miss it, it's right next the grindhouse. You know the one, where the most insane trailers are carefully curated to tempt your "earballs". We've got the best of the worst in horror, comedy, fantasy, and exploitation cinema. So pull into the drive-in, stop by our concession stand during the intermission, and enjoy Cult Movie Trailer A-Go-Go 2: The Revenge! Support independent podcasts like ours by...

Duration:00:51:30

Christmas 9-1-1 (2019) Special

12/24/2019
Here's a bit of silliness from the weird folks at Invasion of the Remake. It's a story about a home invasion call to 9-1-1 during the holidays. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all our listeners and fellow Invaders! 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, iHeartRadio and all the best podcast providers....

Duration:00:06:39

Ep.219 Miracle on 34th Street (1947 Vs. 1994)

12/17/2019
This week the Invaders travel to New York city and 34th Street to discover a miracle. Miracle on 34th Street (1947) is a Christmas classic and part of many people's traditional holiday watches. It won 3 Academy Awards with one for Edmund Gwenn as Kris Kringle. How does Richard Attenborough compare in the same roll in the 1994 remake? Join us as we compare both and explore what makes Miracle on 34th Street a Holiday classic. Support independent podcasts like ours by telling your friends and...

Duration:01:35:38

Ep.218 Remaking Trancers (1984)

12/10/2019
Jack Deth has been sent back in time to protect the timelines of the leaders of the future from an evil man who can create a zombie army. This week we take a hard look at the grizzled cop, Jack Deth, in Charles Band's Trancers (1984) starring Tim Thomerson and Helen Hunt. Join Invasion of the Remake as we workshop new ideas for a possible remake, complete with fantasy casting, of Trancers! Support independent podcasts like ours by telling your friends and family how to find us at places...

Duration:01:25:35

Ep.217 Reefer Madness (1936) Vs Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical (2005)

12/3/2019
"It is a violent narcotic - an unspeakable scourge - The Real Public Enemy Number One!" Reefer Madness (1936) was a fictional propaganda film warning against the consumption of marijuana, getting addicted may result in hysteria, insanity, and even death. It became a cult classic because for its hilarious camp, overacting, and obvious misinformation. It would later be adapted as a stage musical which became a large scale television film in 2005 starring Kristen Bell, Christian Campbell, Alan...

Duration:01:25:23

Ep.216 Remaking The Black Hole (1979)

11/26/2019
This week Invasion of the Remake takes the mothership to the outer edge of Walt Disney's The Black Hole (1979). Science fiction had taken off in a big way in the 70s & 80s thanks to Star Wars and Disney wanted a piece of that. Ultimately it proved easier just to buy Star Wars, but this attempt is still fondly remembered by sci-fi fans. Join us as we get sucked into The Black Hole and throw our own ideas at what a modern day remake might look like complete with our own fantasy...

Duration:01:28:19

Ep.215 Sleeping Beauty (1959) Vs. Maleficent (2014)

11/19/2019
An evil fairy curses a princess to an eternal sleep, and only true love's kiss can awaken her. This week Invasion of the Remake enters the realm of fairy tales and fantasy with the Walt Disney classic Sleeping Beauty (1959) and Maleficent (2014) which explores Sleeping Beauty from the point of view of the mistress of evil herself, Maleficent. It's a battle of dragons from the past and present only on Invasion of the Remake. Support independent podcasts like ours by telling your friends...

Duration:01:23:49

Ep.214 The 31 Days of Horror 2019 Challenge Part 2

11/12/2019
During the month of October our hosts were challenged to watch 31 horror movies that they have never seen before over 31 days. Welcome to part two of 31 Days of Horror where the Invaders talk about the last 15 of each of their 31 Days of Horror lists. Which ones will be added to the list of horror greats and which will be buried alive? Find out on our 31 Days of Horror special part 2. Jason: The Love Witch, (2016, USA), Santo & Blue Demon Vs. Dracula & the Wolfman (1973, Mexico), The...

Duration:01:51:26

Ep.213 The 31 Days of Horror 2019 Challenge Part 1

11/5/2019
During the month of October our hosts were challenged to watch 31 horror movies that they have never seen before over 31 days. Welcome to part one of 31 Days of Horror where the Invaders talk about the first 16 of each of their 31 Days of Horror lists. Which ones will be added to the list of horror greats and which will be condemned back to the hell that spawned them? Find out on our 31 Days of Horror special part 1. Jason: Satanic Panic (2019), Brightburn (2019), Tokyo Gore Police...

Duration:02:12:33

Ep.212 Remaking Chopping Mall (aka Killbots, 1986)

10/29/2019
Black Friday is a piece of cake next to shopping at this mall. High tech security robots go on a killing spree after a rogue lightening strike messes up their programming. This week Invasion of the Remake heads to the Chopping Mall (1986, aka Killbots) for all their horrific Halloween needs. Join us as we remake this cult horror classic for the next generation of mallrats and cinema goers alike. An epic podcast crossover event, All The Horror, continues, don't miss out on a single podcast...

Duration:02:02:34

Ep.211 Child's Play (1988 Vs. 2019)

10/22/2019
This is a big one, it's a horror icon, the doll possessed by the soul of serial killer Charles Lee Ray, better known as Chucky vs. the modern day tech gone awry version. That's right, this week we're talking about Child's Play (1988) and Child's Play (2019). It's slasher goodness on another All The Horror episode 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, Google Play Music,...

Duration:01:28:36

Ep.210 Remaking Maximum Overdrive (1986) #AllTheHorror

10/15/2019
The trucks are angry, video games are exploding, and your toaster is laughing at you. Technology has run amuck in Maximum Overdrive (1986). Stephen King steps into the directors chair to adapt his own story to the silver screen with stars Emilio Estevez, Pat Hingle, Laura Harrington. We're joined by Movie Geek & Proud, Bad Reception, Film Flamers, and The Horror Academic to help us remake Maximum Overdrive in this All The Horror episode of Invasion of the Remake! An epic podcast crossover...

Duration:01:55:24

Ep.209 The Wolf Man (1941) Vs. The Wolfman (2010)

10/8/2019
This week Invasion of the Remake is caught howling at the moon as we take a bite out of the original Universal Horror classic The Wolf Man (1941) starring the legendary Lon Chaney Jr. and Claude Rains. But there are more wolves in this pack as we also compare the original to The Wolfman (2010) remake starring Benicio Del Toro, Anthony Hopkins, and Emily Blunt. The moon is full and the werewolves are out hunting as we once again bring you All The Horror! Support independent podcasts like...

Duration:01:38:29