Film and TV

The Fly and Four More Horror Film Remakes That Don't Suck

Remakes are always dicey business, and horror remakes seem to be especially awful, despite -- or perhaps because of -- their ubiquity. Still, not every horror film remake is a total shit show. Every once in a while, one manages not to embarrass itself -- or even the film being remade. And once in a blue moon, the filmmaker manages to even exceed the original. One of those rare examples -- David Cronenberg's remake of The Fly -- is showing at Crash 45 tonight as part of Theresa Mercado's Cruel Autumn series. In honor of this auspicious occasion, here's our list of five remakes, The Fly included, that stand as fine films in their own right.

See also: Zack Snyder's Dawn of the Dead turns ten

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Cory Casciato is a Denver-based writer with a passion for the geeky, from old science fiction movies to brand-new video games.
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