Fandom Today #528 "Reboots Remakes How and When They Should Happen"

p-si-logo-150-white.png What is a Remake | What is a Reboot | The Brilliant Side of Reboot | Difference between Reboot and Retelling | and Community Comments on Fandom Today.

  • Do we have to remake everything?
  • The difference between Reboots and Remakes
    • Remake:  reinterperts it in style but not in spirit and contextualizes the work for it's current era basically an update of the work.
    • Beat it.  Michael Jackson
    • Beat it.  Zorg
    • Reboot: reimagines the work taking the core of it and some of the familar elements but making it into something new and different but still the same. 
    • Stacy's Mom.  Fountains of Wayne
    • Oops, I shot Jolene's Mom.  Titus Jones
    • Lithium Nirvana
    • Lithium Colton Ford
  • Purpose of Reboot:  Star Trek, Star Trek Next Generation, Deep Space Nine,
  • Reboots can be a good thing. 
  • Rehashing:  run out of ideas and just throwing things at the wall.
  • They require creativity to make them brilliant.  Star Wars
  • Retelling:  inspired by the original work, taking the heart of the original work and using only that to use in the new work.

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