The Blob

  • 1988
  • Movie
  • R
  • Science Fiction

Most remakes of old movies, especially horror or science fiction movies, are pointless affairs that fail either to capture the spirit of the original or to add anything new to the basic premise. Occasionally, a smart filmmaker will come along and actually improve upon the original, as was the case with David Cronenberg's remake of THE FLY (1986). Luckily,...read more

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The Blob - Official Trailer
01:24 — Decent remake of the 1958 B-movie classic about a slimy space invader devouring the inhabitants of a Colorado ski town. Good special effects!

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  • Released: 1988
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Most remakes of old movies, especially horror or science fiction movies, are pointless affairs that fail either to capture the spirit of the original or to add anything new to the basic premise. Occasionally, a smart filmmaker will come along and actually… (more)

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