Your take on a remake

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  1. Grim

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    It's not a remake, it's an adaptation of the novel. How come no one complains when a new Dracula movie comes out, or when any of Shakespeare's plays are adapted for the screen?
     
  2. So how was the Dawn of the Dead remake toned down from the original?
     
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    Lack of flesh eating.
     
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    Overall I found the remake much more violent than the original Dawn of the Dead. Sure the original was more gruesome in the moments that were violent, but the remake was littered with violence.
     
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    To each his own but i think the original was more violent. The violence was also much more effective IMO.
     
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    It was more effective, I'll agree with that. The original's violence made my stomach turn, while the remake's gave me a perverse giggle.
     
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    On remakes, it depends on how they reimagine a movie, and if it will hold my interest. Texas Chainsaw Massacre remake was really good, and when the DVD came out, I bought the 2 Disc set, mainly for the 25 minuted documentary on Ed Gein, and after seeing the documentary on Ed Gein, I purchased one of the books that was talked about in the documentary, Deviant: The True Shocking Story of the Original Psycho. I really recommend that book for anyone that is a fan of either Ed Gein or Texas Chainsaw Massacre. Concerning the remake of Dawn Of The Dead, THAT MOVIE ROCKED. I was only 9 when the original DOTD came out, so I never got the chance to see it at the theaters. I will be purchasing the Unrated DOTD remake when it comes out October 26th. Other remakes possibly coming out, it will depend on what movie it will be. A remake of House of Wax is coming out in the near future from Dark Castle. I will probably go see that.
     

  8. If you watch closely the lack of flesh eating was a story point...the zombies acted more like a viral infection. They were simply spreading the infection, not eating.
     
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    And that's a reason why it was toned down.
     
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    Sean of the Dead had more flesh eating thatn Dawn of the Dead 2004.
     

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