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Remakes, Reboots, and Revivals

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An original podcast about unoriginality.

An original podcast about unoriginality.

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United States

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An original podcast about unoriginality.

Language:

English

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Episodes

Firestarter - He should be ”FIRED”

5/19/2022
Rolando and Nicole are back and they're bringing the heat. This week they discuss 1984's Firestarter and its 80's aesthetic. They'll be comparing it to 2022's Firestarter (in theaters and streaming on Peacock). Which film burns brightly and which fizzled? Listen to find out. FOLLOW US: Be sure to follow us on social media for news, polls, and fun behind the scenes content. FACEBOOK: facebook.com/remakesrebootsrevivals INSTAGRAM: instagram.com/remakesrebootsrevivals YOUTUBE:...

Duration:01:12:05

A Minisode with Nicole & Eddie Z!

5/12/2022
We're back! Well, 2 out of 3 ain't bad because our beloved Rolando is out sick for the week. But Nicole and Eddie Z feel great and are ready to chat about some of the movies and TV show's they've indulged in, as well as looking forward to the future of media content! Listen in and feel better soon Rolando! FOLLOW US: Be sure to follow us on social media for news, polls, and fun behind the scenes content. FACEBOOK: facebook.com/remakesrebootsrevivals INSTAGRAM:...

Duration:00:22:18

1st Recap of 2022!

3/31/2022
2022 has been quite the eventful year so far!! Nicole and Rolando do a quick recap of the 13 episodes recorded for the podcast so far, discuss some current events and argue over a deleted scene! Also, Nicole and Rolando will take a quick break in the month of April but will be back in 3-4 weeks with more episodes!! Tune in! FOLLOW US: Be sure to follow us on social media for news, polls, and fun behind the scenes content. FACEBOOK: facebook.com/remakesrebootsrevivals INSTAGRAM:...

Duration:00:42:31

Cheaper by the Dozen - 12 kids? In this economy?

3/24/2022
How many kids is too many for one household? Rolando and Nicole debate the question whilst debating "Cheaper by the Dozen." A 1950-film based on an autobiography kicks off a franchise that would spawn two remakes. But, how can 2003's Cheaper by the Dozen be considered a remake if the only concept carried over is a family having 12 kids? And, how can a film 33 years its junior feel more dated than a film from 1950 set in the 1920s? Then, they turn their attention on the next dozen children...

Duration:01:22:28

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and Bel-Air - Class versus Race

3/17/2022
On today's episode, Nicole and Rolando discuss the beloved 90s sitcom "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" and whether or not this Peacock reboot "Bel-Air" was necessary. Did Nicole and Rolando even enjoy it? Tune and to find out! FOLLOW US: Be sure to follow us on social media for news, polls, and fun behind the scenes content. FACEBOOK: facebook.com/remakesrebootsrevivals INSTAGRAM: instagram.com/remakesrebootsrevivals YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEw7r_fZuVfxLNo3uEwlPJQ And we...

Duration:01:01:21

The Batman - Everyone in Gotham is an orphan (with MacKenzie Green)

3/10/2022
A new blockbuster season, a new Batman. This year, Nicole and Rolando are joined by MacKenzie Green to dissect Matt Reeves's "The Batman." Robert Pattinson, as the titular caped-crusader, is joined by Zoë Kravitz, the latest Catwoman; Collin Farrell, unrecognizable as The Penguin; and Paul Dano, as an incellic reimagining of The Riddler. Can The Batman step out of the shadows of both Batfleck and Chistopher Nolan? What does this film do differently when it comes to the treatment of Bruce...

Duration:01:33:41

Cyrano de Bergerac, Roxanne & Cyrano - Ancient Catfishing

3/3/2022
"Have you ever loved someone madly?" Unrequited love and passion is the theme for this week's episode, when Nicole & Rolando discuss the tale of Cyrano de Bergerac and 3 film adaptations: Cyrano de Bergerac (1950), Roxanne (1987) and Cyrano (2021). Tune in! FOLLOW US: Be sure to follow us on social media for news, polls, and fun behind the scenes content. FACEBOOK: facebook.com/remakesrebootsrevivals INSTAGRAM: instagram.com/remakesrebootsrevivals YOUTUBE:...

Duration:00:25:14

The Bélier Family & Coda - Are feel-good movies Oscar-worthy?

2/24/2022
So, did you all know that The Oscar nominated 2021 film "CODA" is a remake of a 2014 French film "The Bélier Family"? If you were as clueless as Nicole & Rolando, tune in to listen to them compare the two versions and discuss the importance and "worthiness" of feel good movies. FOLLOW US: Be sure to follow us on social media for news, polls, and fun behind the scenes content. FACEBOOK: facebook.com/remakesrebootsrevivals INSTAGRAM: instagram.com/remakesrebootsrevivals YOUTUBE:...

Duration:01:08:53

Death on the Nile - All these outfits had us gay-gasping

2/17/2022
All aboard the S.S. Karnak as we venture down the Nile with Rolando and Nicole. But something foul is afoot: Murder. But even worse, according to Nicole, inaccurate depictions of mustached detectives! This week is all about 1974's Death on the Nile starring Peter Ustinov, Bette Davis, Mia Farrow, and Angela Lansbury (to name a few). The film, a follow up to Murder on the Orient Express, loses Albert Finney for a new Poirot. How does this actor compare? And how does the film handle the...

Duration:02:10:24

Murder in Successville & Murderville - Those Brits are edgy

2/10/2022
There's been a MURDER. Well, two actually. The first over in Successive, where the main cop on the scene is D.I. Sleet in the BBC Three program "Murder in Successville." Now, there's a new cop in town - Netflix's Terry Seattle is in charge over in "Murderville". Nicole & Rolando are on the scene, kicking ass and taking some names while discussing their thoughts on the two shows. LISTEN NOW. SHOW NOTES: Murderville: How They Made Will Arnett’s Wild Improvised Cop Comedy for Netflix FOLLOW...

Duration:01:03:48

And Just Like That... & Sex and the City - Carrie absolutely let him die for the drama (with special guest Tina Elizabeth)

2/3/2022
This week, Nicole, Eddie and Rolando are joined by Tina Elizabeth as they discuss the seminal HBO series "Sex and the City." What made this sitcom stand out and why does its popularity endure? Then Rolando dishes the tea on the Kim Cattrall and Sarah Jessica Parker feud and how it led to the eventual cancellation of the series and eventual revival "And Just Like That..." But does "And Just Like That..." breathe new life into a beloved franchise or did Carrie let this die like she let Big...

Duration:01:46:39

Macbeth - Thou lily-liver’d boy!

1/27/2022
Nicole and Rolando dive into the cinematic waters of Shakespeare adaptations and Macbeth, first discussing the 1948 film by Orson Welles. Nicole then rants about why you should watch Akira Kurosawa's Throne of Blood before they turn their focus on The Tragedy of Macbeth by Joel Coen, starring Denzel Washington & Frances McDormand. FOLLOW US: Be sure to follow us on social media for news, polls, and fun behind the scenes content. FACEBOOK: facebook.com/remakesrebootsrevivals INSTAGRAM:...

Duration:00:58:15

Scream - Just how big is Woodsboro?

1/21/2022
1996's "Scream" changed horror films when it premiered and ushered in a new era of slasher flicks. But what made "Scream" stand out from all the copycats? This week, Rolando and Nicole reminisce about their memories of this franchise and what makes this film so memorable. Then they focus their attention on the latest entry of the Scream franchise, "Scream (2022)." Confusing title aside, the new film introduces to a new world where Neve Campbell's Sidney Prescott is no longer the center of...

Duration:01:19:43

Harry Potter ”Return to Hogwarts” - This is OUR magic now

1/13/2022
In 2001 "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" kickstarted one of the biggest franchises in cinematic history. Now, 20 years later, Warner Brothers hosted a reunion special for the actors and creatives of the Harry Potter films exclusively for HBO Max. Fans devoured. Naturally, Nicole and Rolando jumped on the chance to dish their thoughts on Harry Potter and all that goes with it. What did they think? Tune in to find out! FOLLOW US: Be sure to follow us on social media for news, polls,...

Duration:01:08:02

The Matrix & Matrix Resurrections - It’s certainly no Jesus

1/6/2022
This week Rolando and Nicole revisit the 1999 blockbuster, The Matrix. They discuss its legacy and how it ranks among other films of its year as well as other action movies. What happened to this series? Nicole argues its bad sequels is what led it to near-obscurity. Rolando thinks it was the pressures of being "ground-breaking." What do you think? Then, they go into The Matrix Resurrections. Put simply by Rolando: "What is happening? I'm lost." Does the revival help the series or is it...

Duration:00:04:47

Best of Film and TV in 2021 - The 3rd Annual Remakes, Reboots and Revivals Awards!

1/3/2022
Nicole and Rolando wish our listeners a very Happy New Year, looking forward to a great 2022 because we NEED it!! Before we do that, we want to look back at 2021, a year filled with so many remade, rebooted and revived properties. Since Nicole and Rolando covered so many of them, they decided to once again continue the tradition and award the Best and Worst of Film and TV in Remakes, Reboots and Revivals! Take a listen! FOLLOW US: Be sure to follow us on social media for news, polls, and...

Duration:00:36:05

Nightmare Alley - Are tarot cards Blasphemous?

12/30/2021
There are some who say that "Nightmare Alley" is cursed. The author of the novel tragically ended his own life. The 1947 film flopped when it came out. And so did Guillermo Del Toro's 2021 film. What nightmarish content exists within those pages and films? What taboo subject matter has caused audiences to turn their backs on the films? Step right up and see for yourself as Nicole and Rolando take you down Nightmare Alley!! FOLLOW US: Be sure to follow us on social media for news, polls,...

Duration:01:34:10

Christmas Covers Revisited! A Holiday Minisode

12/23/2021
We are well into the holiday season and this year Rolando and Nicole are celebrating with Eddie Z to discuss Christmas music covers- again! That’s right, we are revisiting an old episode of ours! Rolando admits how much he dislike Christmas music in general while the other Nicoles rant and rave their passion for SOME Christmas songs, and we get to hear Eddie’s take on a Christmas classic. Listen and enjoy! Follow Us Be sure to follow us on social media for news, polls, and fun behind...

Duration:00:27:27

West Side Story - Who knew the fresh take for this musical would be brought to us by a 75-year old, white director?

12/16/2021
Tonight, tonight won't be just any night... And that's because we'll be covering the hotly anticipated, critically lauded remake, "West Side Story." Directed by Steven Spielberg, the film offers a fresh update on the 1961 film beloved by Rolando, Nicole and Eddie. This episode is a long one. And we cover a lot. Film history. Brown face. And Spielberg's deliberate choice to omit subtitles. How do the two films handle the story of Maria and Tony? And how do the musical numbers compare?...

Duration:02:11:15

Dexter & Dexter: New Blood - Justice for LaGuerta. Justice for Deb. Justice for Rita. Every woman except Lumen.

12/9/2021
This week, Rolando pops off on his love-hate relationship with Showtime's series, "Dexter." Nicole plays devil's advocate for some of the decisions made on the show's initial 8-season run. What was the appeal of this series? And why was the series finale hated by so many? Then, the two discuss the new Showtime revival, "Dexter: New Blood." The series seems to be on a course to correct the sins of the past. But will it fall into the same tropes that made the original show so cringey? Listen...

Duration:01:05:07