It’s commonly said that Hollywood has lost all originality, but in the case of the remake of The Day the Earth Stood Still, that doesn’t seem to be the problem.
The original 1951 version of TDTESS is one of my all-time favorite movies, and I had hopes that the remake would remain faithful to the original movie while bringing the story into the modern era. However, after seeing the trailers for the remake those hopes are gone. The remake appears to be a “re-imaging” of the original, so expect to see a lot of CGI battles/scenes of random destruction.
Maybe the trailers aren’t doing the new movie justice; maybe it will be better than it appears in the trailers. Maybe I’ll just watch my original DVD. 🙂
I can look on the bright side though; the money that I would have spent at the movies can be put to better use. *laughs!*