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Old June 9 2013, 06:06 AM   #49
Silvercrest
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Re: The Black Hole Remake

JarodRussell wrote: View Post
DarthTom wrote: View Post
A remake of this film - done well - really has some potential
Remakes always have potential. But I know not a single one that was ever done well.
Christopher wrote: View Post
JarodRussell wrote: View Post
That's why those examples for remakes don't count in my opinion. Charlton Heston Ten Commandments or Ben Hur, for example, is the first modern film version. Silent film is a whole different medium, like a stage play, or a book. And has there been remakes of 1950s Ten Commandments or Ben Hur that come remotely close to the quality of those "originals"?
It's easy to "prove" any premise if you cheat by defining your terms to pre-emptively exclude any evidence that doesn't fit your premise. You've already been given numerous examples of remakes that were, in fact, good, if not better than the originals.
Yeah ... you know "not a single one ... ever" — except for all the examples you don't count.

Careful. You're going to injure yourself if you keep moving the goalposts like that.
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