I heard today that they are remaking Total Recall. It seems that in the last few years, particularly in movies, there are a lot of remakes of old classics. Total Recall. Smurfs. Chipmunks. Transformers. etc., etc., etc. I realize part of it is some of the producers and directors have a bit of nostalgia related to their childhood memories. But a lot of it is the quickest way to make a “blockbuster” to make as much money as possible. Thus the use of many recycled ideas and concepts. Makes me wonder if our originality is slowly dissipating where we’re just recycling old thoughts in new packages.

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