WR054 – ‘Poltergeist’ Review and the Pros and Cons of Remakes

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This week, we review the remake of ‘Poltergeist’, compare how favorably (or unfavorably) it compares to the original and discuss what goes into making a worthwhile remake.

00:00 – 1:03:21 – Introduction/Remake Discussion/News

1:03:22 – 1:36:42 – ‘Poltergeist’ (2015) Review & ‘Poltergeist’ (1982)

1:36:43 – 1:39:08 – Closing Remarks/Blooper

 

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Steven Spielberg directing over the shoulder of Tobe Hooper.

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Director Tobe Hooper at work on a scene that traumatized many young children.

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