It seems these days, movie studios are less willing to take risks on original creative ideas.
There are times when sequels, reboots, and remakes work well and are received well. But these are not those times, and today we look at lesser films with 25 Reboots, Remakes, and Sequels That Never Should’ve Been Touched.
Last Updated on
The film often felt slow and the complicated story made it difficult for audiences to follow the plot. While an update to the style and overall look of the Tron world was welcome and made for impressive visuals and fun action scenes, it was not enough to curb the disappointment of fans of the first film.
Ultimately, Tron Legacy just could not live up to the legacy that Tron would leave behind.
Book Of Shadows: Blair Witch 2
The Blair Witch Project has become somewhat divisive in recent years. Some think it’s a great concept that is executed in a disturbing and frightening way. Others find the acting to be poor, the story hard to follow, and the camerawork distracting.
Needless to say, it’s gotten a mixed reception, and Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 certainly didn’t help its reputation. Book of Shadows is painful to watch if you’re a fan of the first and unbearable if you’re not.
It’s inconsistencies constantly confuses the audience, the plot and writing is laughably bad, and the acting makes the cast of the first film look like Oscar performances. What’s Book of Shadows’ biggest sin? Never, not once, do they explain what the Book of Shadows is.
Reeve’s performance was the perfect portrayal of Superman and Clark Kent, which gave new star Brandon Routh big shoes to fill. While Routh’s performance was an admirable one it didn’t hold a candle to Christopher Reeve’s Superman.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory does do a decent enough job at updating some aspects of the story. The supporting cast is written more realistically and as always, Tim Burton’s design style makes the factory look like a magical and mysterious place.