23 episodes

We’re taking a look at an original horror film and its remake in an effort to answer two questions. First, does it stand up to the original? And the second, should it have been remade, or is this remake a mistake?

The Remake Mistake Wolfbane Blooms

    • TV & Film

We’re taking a look at an original horror film and its remake in an effort to answer two questions. First, does it stand up to the original? And the second, should it have been remade, or is this remake a mistake?

    EP23 | Child’s Play

    EP23 | Child’s Play

    In this episode of The Remake Mistake, Mike and Eric toy around with 1988’s Child’s Play and its 2019 remake. They discuss special effects, the benefit of a serial killer’s soul, the logic of a doll controlling technology, and the various foods used to recreate an iconic character. Mike has a special message for fans of the movie, while Eric explains how to craft a proper story. All this and more while answering the question “was this remake a mistake?”

    • 1 hr 10 min
    EP22 | Suspiria

    EP22 | Suspiria

    In this episode of The Remake Mistake, Mike and Eric dance around Dario Argento‘s Suspiria (1977) and its 2018 remake. They discuss musical scores, why a fan would remake a favorite film, padding a run time with unnecessary elements, and old man Tilda Swinton. Mike gives his hot takes on dance, art movies, trailers, the blind, and dogs, while Eric is horrified by Mike’s description of dancing. All this and more while answering the question “was this remake a mistake?”

    • 54 min
    EP21 | House of Wax

    EP21 | House of Wax

    In this episode of The Remake Mistake, Mike and Eric wax poetic about 1953’s House of Wax and its 2005 remake. They discuss real dangers for actors, the purpose of Paris Hilton, necessity of character backstory, and Vincent Price’s questionable intentions with wax figures. Eric struggles with a House of Wax made of wax, while Mike’s heart is tied in knots by Vincent Price’s special skill. All this and more while answering the question “was this remake a mistake?”

    • 55 min
    EP20 | Piranha

    EP20 | Piranha

    In this episode of The Remake Mistake, Mike and Eric nip at 1978’s Piranha and it’s 2010 remake Piranha 3D. They discuss inexcusably bad effects, intentionally bad movies, porn star boats, and the heroic adventures of a claymation fish monster. Eric questions inconsistent piranha attacks, while Mike brings up Jaws as much as he can. All this and more while answering the question “was this remake a mistake?”

    • 57 min
    EP19 | [Rec]

    EP19 | [Rec]

    In this episode of The Remake Mistake, Mike and Eric record their thoughts on 2007’s [Rec] and it’s 2008 remake Quarantine. They discuss believable characterizations, the risks of making changes for a remake, trusting an audience’s intelligence, and a dog named Max with a secret. Eric tries to pronounce Jaume Balagueró, while Mike does an uncanny Jennifer Carpenter impression. All this and more while answering the question “was this remake a mistake?”

    • 52 min
    EP18 | Night of the Living Dead

    EP18 | Night of the Living Dead

    In this episode of The Remake Mistake, they’re coming for Mike and Eric with 1968’s Night Of The Living Dead and it’s 1990 remake. They discuss the limits of a zombie movie, the important impact of the original, unnecessarily analyzing movies, and a nine year old girl with a 401k plan. Eric commits himself to ghouls, while Mike has had enough of this zombie/vampire craze. All this and more while answering the question “was this remake a mistake?”

    • 54 min

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