Cannibalism, incest, and misogyny; oh, my!
The past is never dead. It's not even past.
Father Gore's 2nd Make a Case looks at the squandered potential in Wes Craven's 1989 SHOCKER.
In the 1st edition of "Make a Case," Father Gore discusses the 1990 GRAVEYARD SHIFT, an adaptation of a Stephen King short story.
Cronenberg and his body horror transform Vincent Price's original into remake heaven, as man's reach exceeds his grasp in this nasty modern classic.
Not all remakes are bad. Some are great. This one isn't great, but it is a lot of damn fun!
So many remakes miss the mark. In an uncommon turn, Breck Eisner's remake of THE CRAZIES by George A. Romero actually improves on the original to make for plenty of chills and thrills.
Snyder and Gunn, above all else, help make zombies terrifying again.