Thursday, August 30, 2007

What part of "no" don't you people understand?

Washington Post, August 31
Rob Zombie's 'Halloween': Reimagining Michael Myers
...musician-director Rob Zombie, whose reimagined "Halloween" opens Friday...

"So, you painted all the garden furniture."
"No, I re-imagined it."

Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Joe Gillis's Rules for Young Screenwriters: Forbidden Words Suplimental

Killer Movies, August 27th, 2007

Twentieth Century Fox has set Keanu Reeves to star in "The Day the Earth Stood Still," its re-imagining of the 1951 Robert Wise-directed sci-fi classic...

Hollywood Reporter, August 29, 2007

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is in negotiations to topline "Witch Mountain," Walt Disney Pictures' modern re-imagining of its classic 1975 adventure movie "Escape to Witch Mountain."

I'm going to make this very simple, and I'm only going to say it once: It's not re-imagining. It's re-making. If you're eating Monday night's meatloaf on Tuesday afternoon, you are eating leftovers. You are not re-imagining dinner.

Move on.