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#1 Posted by thebeastwithtwobacks (140 posts) -

Are you excited or upset about these remakes? I, for one, am not sure about them... I love the IPs, but I'm not sure if I need them being remade right now. On the one hand I love both of these movies but, on the other hand, is too soon to remake them? just wondering what other duders feel about them...

#2 Posted by _Zombie_ (1462 posts) -

I couldn't care less about Total Recall. Excited for Judge Dredd.

#3 Posted by Oldirtybearon (4602 posts) -

I was ambivalent until I saw trailers for both films. I'm cautiously optimistic for Dredd, and am pretty sure Total Recall will be a good movie.

So all in all I'm surprised by how good they look.

#4 Posted by ajamafalous (11857 posts) -

I'm stoked for Judge Dredd, but I'm convinced that Total Recall can't live up to SEE YOU AT DE PAHTY, RICHTAH.

#5 Edited by BraveToaster (12590 posts) -

I think Dredd will be absolutely dreadful. I'm don't know what to think about Total Recall other than tri-breasted Asian beauties.

#6 Posted by NlGHTCRAWLER (1215 posts) -

I have never seen Judge Dredd.

#7 Posted by Phr4nk0 (349 posts) -

Judge Dredd Remake? I never knew, sexcited big time. Stallone Cameo?

#8 Posted by Unilad (555 posts) -

Saw the trailer...looked terrible.

I find this 'new wave' of remakes really depressing. But thats just me.

#9 Posted by _Zombie_ (1462 posts) -

@Phr4nk0 said:

Judge Dredd Remake? I never knew, sexcited big time. Stallone Cameo?

For the love of sanity, I hope not.

#11 Posted by SeriouslyNow (8534 posts) -

@BraveToaster said:

I think Dredd will be absolutely dreadful. I'm don't know what to think about Total Recall other than tri-breasted Asian beauties.

It looks nothing like a Dredd comic at all. At least the Stallone movie looked the part and some of the characters were lifted straight from the comic in their entirety. I'm still waiting on a proper ABC Warriors movie.

#12 Posted by DrPockets000 (2859 posts) -

Dredd looks pretty awesome, and I have heard nothing but positive buzz so far. I think Len Wiseman knows how to make a slick action movie so I support Total Recall as well (particularly since the movie is apparently based directly on the original short story and is not a direct remake of the film).

#13 Posted by JasonR86 (9609 posts) -

I bet both of these movies will be completely average. They look like the type of movies that I might stop to watch while channel surfing on a Saturday.

#14 Posted by NTM (7269 posts) -

Judge Dredd looks like a cheap movie, like a high quality fan made short-film you'd see on YouTube, a spoof, or a live action video game trailer. Total Recall is somewhat better in quality from a visual stand-point, but it doesn't look all that interesting in certain aspects. The thing I think - to me at least - that's apparent, is that these actors seem like weird choices for the leads. I guess all I think is that they don't necessarily look good, but I'm willing to see them. That's my thoughts devoid of opinions on the past films (or comic and short story).

I haven't read the comics of Judge Dredd, but I have looked at Google images and read some of its wiki, and I thought that was all very cool. I don't really think the 1995 movie was great, but Stallone did kind of fit Dredd and the theme song was appropriate. Total Recall with Arnold is a great film, I've seen it many, many times now, but it's now not one I can get through entirely since I've seen it so much, and I've never read We Can Remember It for You Wholesale. So, while I have my eyes on them (Total Recall more so) I can't say I'm that excited for them.

#15 Posted by LD50 (416 posts) -

I haven't been impressed with much out of hollywood in a while. Most of the shit I watch nowadays has subtitles.

I liked Total Recall growing up, I'll throw it a bone for nostalgia sake.

#16 Posted by Red12b (9079 posts) -

I saw the dredd trailer at batman, it looked horrid and I MOCKED IT MERCILESSLY

#17 Posted by SamStrife (1282 posts) -

@SoothsayerGB said:

I don't like that they are remaking Total Recall. As a kid of the 80's, I think it's shitty to fuck with Arnold's legacy. It's almost as bad as the True Grit remake from those damn hippies.

The Dredd remake looks ok, and I'm pretty sure people consider the Sly movie a flop. Though I disagree. The kid in me wants them to fail, the action fan inside me (: O) wants a good fight.

So it's The Raid: Redemption now? Ok....

#18 Posted by Ramone (2959 posts) -

@BraveToaster said:

I think Dredd will be absolutely dreadful. I'm don't know what to think about Total Recall other than tri-breasted Asian beauties.

Don't you mean Dreddful?

Anyhoo I just saw the trailer for the Total Recall remake and thought it looked awful, I didn't even know there was a Judge Dredd remake but that movie wasn't even that good originally so meh.

#19 Posted by Stealthmaster86 (631 posts) -

Dredd doesn't look good at all. Total Recall does.

#20 Posted by McBEEF (360 posts) -

Dredd is apparently very good, total recall looks like it has mass effect 2 armour in it

#21 Posted by zombie2011 (4968 posts) -

Judge Dredd could be awesome, it seems to have the same premise as The Raid and that movie was amazing.

Total Recall, even though it doesn't have Arnold, i really hope it does well i loved the first movie and i like Colin Ferrel.

#22 Posted by Sweep (8823 posts) -

I worked on both these films and I can't wait to see them on the big screen. Dredd was the first film I ever worked on. I think I even have a credit.... not sure though :/

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#23 Posted by laserbolts (5313 posts) -

People liked Judge Dredd enough for a remake? Isn't he like a welfare robocop or am I thinking something else?

#24 Posted by Gargantuan (1881 posts) -

The new Judge Dredd looks much better than the crappy Stallone movie.

I'm cautiously optimistic.

#25 Posted by JeanLuc (3573 posts) -

@Sweep said:

I worked on both these films and I can't wait to see them on the big screen. Dredd was the first film I ever worked on. I think I even have a credit.... not sure though :/

Make sure to remember all us little people when you're big and famous.

#26 Posted by Cheesebob (1232 posts) -

I AM THE LAW!

#27 Posted by Clairabel (160 posts) -

I'm really excited for Dredd, it looks gloriously violent and I have a soft spot for Karl Urban. Won't be seeing Total Recall as my boyfriend is a strict Arnie fan and the original is one of his favourite films of all time, so I doubt he'll take part in the blasphemy. It looks alright, but nothing special. The original is just cheesy and fantastic in equal measure.

#28 Posted by chocolaterhinovampire (1287 posts) -

I like Judge Dredd to hear Sly Stallone talk all funny, but it is pretty awful. Total Recall will not benefit from a remake. Judge Dredd may???

#29 Posted by SMTDante89 (2549 posts) -

Though this won't really change anything if they do or don't, but I hope they somehow put Anthrax's "I Am the Law" in Dredd somewhere.

#30 Posted by ArcLyte (881 posts) -

I'm pretty excited for both.

#31 Edited by TheDudeOfGaming (6078 posts) -

Doesn't matter how good the remake of Judge Dredd will be, It'll always remind me of this.

It's...it's just too good, you really can't beat that.

#32 Posted by TheHBK (5463 posts) -

Think we should reserve... judgement. But honestly I heard so many times that the Stallone Dredd didn't live up to the comic, and the trailer makes it look pretty cool. Also, this is not really a remake, but a reboot, since as I said, they are going for something else.

Total Recall however also has a great trailer, but who knows if the special effects will get in the way, looks like a lot of green screen. Colin Farrell is not really a star, he hasn't made a hit, anytime I think. BUt who knows, it might be a good movie, as much as I love the original. There is a book, but I would call this more of a remake than Dredd because of them including things from the original movie.

But these movies are more susceptible to remakes and reboots because people had issues with the source material not being followed closely and not everyone enjoyed the movie equally. Now one movie we should be worried about is RoboCop. How the fuck can anyone make a better one of those?

#33 Posted by Spoonman671 (4562 posts) -

Is that Lena Headey?  Why the fuck isn't she off making more Game of Thrones?

#34 Posted by BabyChooChoo (4292 posts) -

Never seen the originals, but I'm beyond excited for Dredd and I couldn't care less about Total Recall.

#35 Posted by believer258 (11663 posts) -

I think both will be worth one watch, and at least Total Recall looks like it will have a bunch of cool flashy future technology. And who knows? Maybe both will surpass their predecessors...

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...nah.

#36 Posted by Spoonman671 (4562 posts) -
@BabyChooChoo said:

Never seen the originals, but I'm beyond excited for Dredd and I couldn't care less about Total Recall.

You've never seen Total Recall?  Would it incentivize you to go watch it if I told you there's a whore with three boobs in it?
#37 Posted by Zippedbinders (983 posts) -

I'm kind of amazed at how many of you didn't think the Stallone Judge Dredd was a massive piece of shit. Brotip, that movie was horrible.

#38 Posted by McGhee (6094 posts) -

I'm happy for any sci-fi movie even if it turns out to be kind of bad.

#39 Posted by PenguinDust (12454 posts) -

@zombiebigfoot said:

@Phr4nk0 said:

Judge Dredd Remake? I never knew, sexcited big time. Stallone Cameo?

For the love of sanity, I hope not.

How about Rob Schneider then?

#40 Posted by nrain (1274 posts) -

Dredd trailer looks like a steaming pile of shit. Dredd 3D logo as the ending...comeon.

#41 Posted by Yorkin (139 posts) -

I'm excited for both, slightly more for Dredd. I'm just a sucker for futuristic sci fi.

#42 Posted by MikkaQ (10268 posts) -

They both seem kinda terrible.

#43 Posted by BabyChooChoo (4292 posts) -

@Spoonman671 said:

@BabyChooChoo said:

Never seen the originals, but I'm beyond excited for Dredd and I couldn't care less about Total Recall.

You've never seen Total Recall? Would it incentivize you to go watch it if I told you there's a whore with three boobs in it?

lol tempting, but no

#44 Posted by SSully (4128 posts) -

@Sweep said:

I worked on both these films and I can't wait to see them on the big screen. Dredd was the first film I ever worked on. I think I even have a credit.... not sure though :/

What exactly did you do if you don't mind me asking?

#45 Posted by MariachiMacabre (7052 posts) -
@SSully

@Sweep said:

I worked on both these films and I can't wait to see them on the big screen. Dredd was the first film I ever worked on. I think I even have a credit.... not sure though :/

What exactly did you do if you don't mind me asking?

He wrote them.
#46 Posted by Spoonman671 (4562 posts) -
@MariachiMacabre said:
@SSully

@Sweep said:

I worked on both these films and I can't wait to see them on the big screen. Dredd was the first film I ever worked on. I think I even have a credit.... not sure though :/

What exactly did you do if you don't mind me asking?

He wrote them.
No, I think he's the lead in both of them.  I hear he has a risque love scene with Kate Beckinsale.
#47 Posted by probablytuna (3547 posts) -

I saw the trailer for Dredd and it looked damn ridiculous. But apparently it's been getting some rather good reviews so I'm not sure. Not a fan of Len Wiseman so I'll probably skip Total Recall.

#48 Posted by Napalm (9020 posts) -

Dredd is going to be amazing, I think. People who have already seen it, (I s'pose some early critics) have said that there were blown away, and it rivaled The Raid in some spots. Oh, and Karl Urban never takes off the helmet. Also, it's ridiculously fucking violent. I'm so goddamn excited for it.

#49 Posted by Sweep (8823 posts) -

@Spoonman671 said:

@MariachiMacabre said:
@SSully

@Sweep said:

I worked on both these films and I can't wait to see them on the big screen. Dredd was the first film I ever worked on. I think I even have a credit.... not sure though :/

What exactly did you do if you don't mind me asking?

He wrote them.
No, I think he's the lead in both of them. I hear he has a risque love scene with Kate Beckinsale.

She was all like "I want you to be inside me" or whatever...

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#50 Posted by ArtisanBreads (3755 posts) -

I don't really care. I don't think either movie looks good but I just don't have to see them. Nothing to get angry about.

Also helps that I didn't like the last Dredd movie at all. Total Recall I love though.