It is perhaps fair to say that nothing has divided movie-goers more than the very notion of remakes and reboots. It seems to have become one of the most profitable methods for movie making in Hollywood today. From all out reboots like Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and the upcoming Mad Max: Fury Road to modernized remakes like Annie and the upcoming re-imagining of Poltergeist, everyone has an opinion on this. While some folks think it’s a travesty bereft of any semblance of originality, others simply think “Sure, why not?”.
With such a mass of sequels/prequels and remakes/reboots on the horizon, it can be difficult to keep track of when the original films were released. With that said, the folks over at Paste Magazine mapped the release timelines for some of these popular movies and franchises of the past four decades, including upcoming films. Which ones are you most looking forward to? Least looking forward to? Let us know in the comments below.
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