Coming Soon: Total Recall (August 3, 2012)

You aren't the Terminator?

Every time I feel annoyed at another remake or reboot, I simply imagine what it must have been like for our grandparents and parents to see all of the films of their time remade for a modern era… because fact is, remakes are as old as the industry itself.  I imagine what has been rankling many of our (my) generation is that they are now remaking the films of our childhood… and it feels odd.  How can you possibly remake a movie of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s without Arnie himself?  I believe we are about to find out.

I was somewhat lukewarm about the idea of remaking Total Recall, another film based on a Philip K. Dick short story, but after having seen the trailer, I’m on-board.  My understanding is that they have cut any story-line regarding Mars… and after seeing the trailer, am comforted that they at least have the three breasted woman in it.  I’m good….

Three hands?  What about three legs?
Cornelius J. Blahg

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