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Remakes might revive classic works of literature

With buzz surrounding the upcoming remake of the classic novel and film “The Great Gatsby” reaching paramount heights following the new trailer, the world of pop culture is taking a turn in a more classical direction.

Hollywood's tendency to remake films makes sense but stifles creativity

With the success of Sam Raimi?s ?Oz the Great and Powerful? come new ideas about the state of the film industry and the future of movie making. The newly released Disney film, starring James Franco, Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz and Michelle Williams, is a prequel to the beloved 1939 classic, ?The Wizard ...

'The Great Gatsby' has potential to be classic in film genre

Many of the upcoming movies of 2013 already look like they’re going to be record breakers, but there is one film in particular that audiences are anticipating more than any other. Baz Luhrmann’s “The Great Gatsby,” starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan, Tobey Maguire and Joel Edgerton ...

Disney gives reason for optimism about 'Star Wars' sequel, due in 2015

A month ago, Disney announced its plans to produce a “Star Wars” sequel trilogy beginning in 2015, and the world gasped. The Walt Disney Company will make the film after buying Lucasfilm, including the rights to the “Star Wars” franchise, for an estimated $4.05 billion in cash and shares. In ...