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My Bloody Valentine 3-D
January 16, 2009, 6:00 am
Filed under: Movies

As an unspoken rule, I scoff at most remakes, or “re-imaginings,” if you must. Mostly because 9x outta ten, movies that were just fine the first time around, are being remade for the Cellphone Generation (Amityville Horror, The Fog, When a Stranger Calls, The Stepford Wives, etc.), with horrendous, diarrhea-inducing results.

However, I readily admit that I am looking forward to the latest “re-imagining” of one of my favorite 80’s slashers, My Bloody Valentine. I still fondly remember seeing the trailer on TV, back in 1980, and I’ve loved almost everything about it ever since: the movie poster, the premise, the killer’s uber-creepy look, the gruesome murders, the execution (no pun intended), etc. (the ‘almost’ comes because I wasn’t a fan of the banjo-riffic soundtrack). Continue reading