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How the Grinch Stole Christmas (Re-Release)

We had some technical issues, so we're re-releasing our holiday episodes just in time for Christmas!

Christmas is around the corner, and we're giving you a double release in our holiday special. Stacey Smith joins the guys to remake the remake, How the Grinch Stole Christmas. They talk about Jim Carrey and key parties, before diving into their remakes. Remakes begin at 35:05. 

 

Don't be a grinch. Follow Stacey on Twitter @staceyelisabeth. 

Direct download: Grinch_Rerelease.m4a
Category:film -- posted at: 7:03pm EDT
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The Santa Clause Re-Release

We had some technical issues, so we're re-releasing our holiday episodes just in time for Christmas!

The holiday express rolls on as Jessie Stegner joins us to talk about the Santa Clause. Jessie kicks things off by describing a remake years in the making, and then the guys throw out their unique spins. Remakes start at 33:30.

Follow Jessie on Twitter @jessiestegner.

Direct download: SC_Rerelease.m4a
Category:film -- posted at: 6:54pm EDT
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The Santa Clause

The holiday express rolls on as Jessie Stegner joins us to talk about the Santa Clause. Jessie kicks things off by describing a remake years in the making, and then the guys throw out their unique spins. Remakes start at 33:30.

Follow Jessie on Twitter @jessiestegner

Direct download: The_Santa_Clause.m4a
Category:film -- posted at: 6:40pm EDT
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How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Christmas is around the corner, and we're giving you a double release in our holiday special. Stacey Smith joins the guys to remake the remake, How the Grinch Stole Christmas. They talk about Jim Carrey and key parties, before diving into their remakes. Remakes begin at 35:05. 

Don't be a grinch. Follow Stacey on Twitter @staceyelisabeth. 

Direct download: Grinch_Audio.m4a
Category:film -- posted at: 2:04am EDT
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Love Actually

In the first of a series of holiday episodes, Tim Dunn joins the guys to talk about the ensemble love story and Christmas movie, Love Actually. There are a lot of storylines here, and the guys have a lot to say before remaking it in a number of different ways. Remakes start at 56:25. 

Follow Tim @timothyrdunn on Twitter and listen to his podcast, Talking Games with Tim and Clayton.

Direct download: Love_Actually.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:28am EDT
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Fireproof

Writer and playwright Randall Colburn drops by the podcast to talk about the marriage-saving, computer-destroying Kirk Cameron film, Fireproof. Rob brings the heat, Josiah pitches a bomb, and Randall imagines a better Christian film. (Remakes begin at 44:35). 

Check out Randy on Twitter @randallcolburn, and read his work on Consequence of Sound! Or go to his website, www.randallcolburn.com. 

 

Direct download: Fireproof.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:18pm EDT
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The Lost World: Jurassic Park

In our most international episode yet, Scottish transplant Abigail Jenkins and natural-born Scot Ross Menzies take a break from their holiday to discuss the dino-rific sequel, The Lost World: Jurassic Park. Remakes start at 40:23.

Check out Abi and Ross on Twitter @abinormalcy and @rossmenzies!

Direct download: The_Lost_World_Jurassic_Park.mp3
Category:film -- posted at: 7:51pm EDT
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Pacific Rim

Derek Shipman joins the podcast to talk about 2013's blockbuster robots vs. monsters movie, Pacific Rim. Rob and Josiah build up from the movie, while Derek uses the logic of the movie against itself. Remakes begin at 41:45, and stay tuned for a brief message at the end.

You can find the adorable comic book adventures of Derek's daughter online at http://lilistavenger.tumblr.com. 

Direct download: Pacific_Rim.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:28am EDT
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Blackfish

Susie Gutowski sits down with the guys to talk about the depressing, anti-Seaworld, pro-orca documentary Blackfish. Rob and Josiah pitch their ideas, while Susie allows you to hear her remakes in action. (Remakes begin 38:25)

Follow Susie on Twitter @SusieGutowski. And for the love of god, whatever you do, don't go to SeaWorld. 

Direct download: Blackfish_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:04am EDT
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Rocky

Jeff Garceau joins the guys to talk about one of the greatest sports movies ever made, Rocky (and, really, the whole Rocky series). Rob imagines Rocky with a different sport, Josiah shifts his focus to Apollo Creed, and Jeff offers Rocky three ways.

Follow Jeff on Twitter @itsa_roundworld.

Direct download: Rocky.mp3
Category:film -- posted at: 1:28am EDT
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Ender's Game

The guys welcome Brit Belsheim to talk about a movie that was made from one of her favorite books: Ender's Game. The guys profess their ignorance, while Brit imagines the movie that could have been.

Check Brit out at www.britbelsheim.com!

Direct download: Enders_Game.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:28pm EDT
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Gladiator

Clayon Margeson stops by to talk about the swords and sandals epic, and Best Picture winner, Gladiator. Rob and Josiah take two different angles, while Clayton finds inspiration from a classic film of an unknown name.

Follow Clayton  @claytonmargeson on Twitter. And check out the "Talking Games" podcast on the Nerdologues network at http://www.nerdologues.com/podcasts/talking-games

Direct download: Gladiator.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:34am EDT
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Hell Comes to Frogtown

Phil Meister joins the Remake to talk about the bizarre Rowdy Roddy Piper vehicle, Hell Comes to Frogtown. The guys talk frog suits, unsympathetic heroes, and an icky plan to repopulate the world.

Once basketball season begins, be sure to follow @hooptweems on Twitter!

Direct download: Hell_Comes_to_Frogtown.mp3
Category:film -- posted at: 1:45pm EDT
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Can't Stop the Music

This week, the guys are joined by Nat Topping from the musical comedy duo Crassus to discuss the very loose origin story of the Village People, Can't Stop the Music. Rob imagines the ultimate Razzie winner, Josiah gives the film a post-apocalyptic reboot, and Nat imagines what other bands could have had if only they had followed the Village People's lead.

Stay tuned after the episode for a special bonus song from Crassus! If you like their music, you can buy their album "Arm the Whales" on iTunes and at http://crassus.bandcamp.com/. 

And follow Nat on Twitter @NatTopping.

Direct download: Cant_Stop_the_Music_-_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00pm EDT
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The Village

This week Katie Dufresne joins the Remake crew to put a new twist on M. Night Shaymalan's tale of intrigue and stilted dialogue, The Village. Josiah remakes it two ways, Rob adds some twists, and Katie explores the ramifications of what happens after the big reveal.

Follow Katie @KatieDufresne on Twitter and catch her Off-Broadway in Blank!, running at the New World Stages.

Direct download: The_Village.mp3
Category:film -- posted at: 1:29am EDT
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Point Break

Surf-tember continues on the Remake, when Kellen Terrett drops by to talk about Point Break, a movie that has it all: surfing, bank robbing, and the acting of Keanu Reeves. Rob pitches a retro-remake, Josiah substitutes surfing for parkour, and Kellen recasts the film with an unlikely star. 

Follow Kellen @drterrett on Twitter!

Direct download: Point_Break.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:30pm EDT
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Surf Ninjas

It's Surf-tember here on the remake.

We're kicking off our Surftember Spectacularby bringing in Eric Braband to talk about the 1993 film/Game Gear advertisement, Surf Ninjas. Josiah amps up the surfing karate, Rob plays with the idea of a child narrator, and Eric pitches a movie that is much darker than you would imagine. 

Follow Eric @EricBraband on Twitter.

Direct download: Surf_Ninjas.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:30pm EDT
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Kindergarten Cop

Some podcasts talk about movies. On Remake, we talk about how to make them better.

This week we're joined by Ryan Ben to discuss the Arnold Schwarzenegger adventure comedy, Kindergarten Cop. Rob and Josiah have goofball remakes, while Ryan pitches a remake that is sure to please fans of the original. 

Follow Ryan on Twitter @ryanjoeben. 

Direct download: Kindergarten_Cop.mp3
Category:film -- posted at: 10:30pm EDT
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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

Some podcasts talk about movies. On Remake, we talk about how to make them better.

Matt Castellvi joins the guys to remake the Steven Spielberg classic, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. Rob ditches the psychic bond while Josiah plays it up. Then Matt describes an (almost certainly NC-17) masterpiece.

Follow Matt on Twitter @Lolztellvi. 

E.T. poster by John Alvin.

Direct download: ET.mp3
Category:film -- posted at: 11:24pm EDT
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The Big Green

Some podcasts talk about movies. On Remake, we talk about how to make them better.

Josiah and Rob are joined by Mary Beth Smith from the podcast MBSing to talk about 1995's kids soccer film, The Big Green. Rob and Josiah take on the concept of the "Teacher's Exchange Program," while Mary Beth imbues her remake with a depth of plot and character lacking in the original. 

Want more Mary Beth Smith? Check out MBSing (http://www.nerdologues.com/podcasts/mbsing). 

Direct download: Big_Green.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:37pm EDT
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Spider-Man 3

Some podcasts talk about bad movies. On The Remake, we talk about how to make them better.

On this episode, we're joined by special guest John Pantlind to discuss the franchise-killing sequel, Spider-Man 3. Rob and Josiah pitch remakes for one movie, while John Pantlind describes an epic series of films. 

Want more from John? You can follow him @JohnPantlind on Twitter.

Direct download: Spiderman_3.mp3
Category:film -- posted at: 1:01am EDT
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Super Mario Bros.

Some podcasts talk about bad movies. On The Remake, we talk about how to make them better. 

In this innaugaral episode of the Podcast, Rob and Josiah talk about the bizarre 1993 adaptation of the video game Super Mario Bros. Josiah dreams of portal-jumping renegades, while Rob imagines a film full of Koopa kids.

Direct download: Super_Mario_Brothers.mp3
Category:film -- posted at: 12:51am EDT
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