The Seven Samurai
It’s hard to match up to masterpieces, but The Magnificent Seven is still a fun ride through the wild west.
As homages to Seven Samurai go, Rubicon is very well done: respectful to the source while still adding something new to keep it fresh and interesting.
Few things make filmgoers shudder more than the word “remake.” For years, audiences have been treated to reheated, recast, and reimagined versions of past films, both classics and otherwise. John Semley, Chief Editor for the Onion AV Club’s Toronto branch, aims to create a broader dialogue and discussion surrounding remakes with a new screening series at the Toronto Underground Cinema titled “Remake/Remodel,” where local film writers will present two sides of the same cinematic coin.