Western Guy wrote:Which version of IMITATION OF LIFE is preferred by members? I'd have to give the nod to the Ross Hunter/Douglas Sirk "glossy" version.
Don't know if it technically falls into the realm of remake, but I much prefer the Barbara Stanwyck/Clifton Webb version of TITANIC to the overblown James Cameron film.
moirafinnie wrote:I guess I'm a retroholic. I tend to prefer the originals most of the time.
Love Affair (1939) rather than Affair to Remember (1957) or Love Affair (1994)--though the Ennio Morricone score in the latter film is glorious.
The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) is so much better than the recent remake with Keanu Reeves, which had no soul.
Western Guy wrote:How about the awful remake of WAR OF THE WORLDS? That movie so annoyed me I came home from the theater and popped in the Gene Barry/Ann Robinson original just to cleanse my palate.
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