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Discover the truth behind Hollywood’s obsession with remaking, rebooting, and reviving old movies and TV shows with ’Remakes Reboots & Revivals,’ a podcast hosted by Rolando Nieves and Nicole Pometti, two queer Latine filmmakers. Each episode, they explore the history and production values of different franchises, compare and contrast the old and the new, and critique creative decisions made in the latest productions. Find out whether these new versions of old media properties are really nee ...
 
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This week Rolando and Nicole discuss the 90s classic TV sitcom "That 70s Show" and compare / contrast it to the 2023 Netflix series "That 90s Show". Are multi-cam situational comedies in front of a "live audience" back, or are they like a blast from the past man? Listen now! FOLLOW US: Be sure to follow us on social media for news, polls, and fun b…
 
Scooby-Doo, where are you? No seriously. Where is Scooby-Doo? This week, Rolando and Nicole try to solve the mystery of "why are people so upset with HBO Max's 'Velma'?" The show reimagines the Scooby-Doo gang before they were all friends and before Scooby-Doo was in the picture. The show has been met with hostility and Mindy Kaling has faced a lot…
 
This week Nicole is joined by Eddie Z and special guest Brandon Wei to discuss one of the biggest films of 2022- the long awaited "Avatar The Way of Water" How does this film compare to the original film? Doo they agree with some of the criticisms this film has faced? Is the film worth the hype? Is the hype even that real? Listen to find out. SHOWN…
 
This week Rolando and Nicole discuss 1996's Matilda, directed by Danny DeVito and compare it to 2022's Matilda the Musical, distributed by Netflix. The two praise DeVito's creative decisions in adapting the Roald Dahl book and the memorable performance by Pam Ferris as The Trunchbull. How do they compare to the musical adaptation of the book? Do th…
 
Nicole and Rolando wish our listeners a very Happy New Year, looking forward to a great 2023!! Before we do that, we want to look back at 2022, a year filled with so many remade, rebooted and revived properties. Since Nicole and Rolando covered so many of them, they decided to once again continue the tradition and award the Best and Worst of Film a…
 
Happy Holidays from the Remakes Reboots & Revivals crew! This week, Nicole and Rolando had a lot come up and decided to just share some of their favorite Christmas covers. Take a listen and consider adding them to your playlists! SHOWNOTES: OUR CHRISTMAS COVERS #3 YOUTUBE PLAYLIST - LISTEN NOW Patti LaBelle's Disastrous Tree Lighting Performance Is…
 
We've got no strings to hold us down, so - wait, didn't we already do this before? That's right, once again Nicole and Rolando are going to cover "Pinocchio" but this time, it's the Guillermo Del Toro stop-motion film on Netflix. Listen now! Follow Us! Be sure to follow us on social media for news, polls, and fun behind the scenes content. FACEBOOK…
 
She's creepy and she's kooky, mysterious and spooky. And she's the lead Addams family in Netflix's latest series, "Wednesday." Led by Jenna Ortega, the show follows teenaged Wednesday Addams as she finds herself embroiled in a mystery at Nevermore Academy. Does the show fulfill its promise in reimagining Wednesday Addams? Did Netflix hype up its ca…
 
On today's episode, Nicole and Rolando rfacebook.com/remakesrebootsrevivals INSTAGRAM: instagram.com/remakesrebootsrevivals YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEw7r_fZuVfxLNo3uEwlPJQ And we always want to hear from you! Email us at remakesrebootsrevivals@gmail.comBy Rolando Nieves & Nicole Pometti
 
This week, Rolando and Nicole discuss the latest Disney+ sequel to hit streaming platforms this past weekend- Disenchanted! Amy Adams returns to reprise her role as Princess Gisele, from the 2007 film Enchanted and finds that life isn't always happy after "happily ever after". What are our thoughts on this yet-another-sequel? Listen to find out. Fo…
 
Does Black Panther: Wakanda Forever count as a reboot? MacKenzie Green joins the conversation and lays out why the film qualifies. How does Disney/Marvel honor Chadwick Boseman? What does Namor's new origins mean to Hispanic fanboys like Rolando? Do we ship Shuri and Namor? And how much does Angela Bassett deliver in her performance as Queen Ramond…
 
Halloween might have ended, but its not over for us yet! This week, Nicole and Rolando compare and contrast The film version and the new AMC show version of Anne Rice's Interview with a Vampire, and you know we talk all things gay. Follow Us! Be sure to follow us on social media for news, polls, and fun behind the scenes content. FACEBOOK: facebook…
 
The horror continues as Nicole and Rolando discuss some of Rolando's favorite films, "Let the Right One In (2008)" and "Let Me In (2010)," and compare them to Showtime's latest series "Let the Right One In." Boy meets a girl. Girl turns out to be a vampire. A tale as old as the 2000's. How do the two horror romance films compare to each other? Do M…
 
Spooky season continues as Rolando and Nicole dissect 1987's Hellraiser and 2022's remake. What is it about the 1987 film by Clive Barker that makes it so gruesome? And can the 2022 remake come close to making audiences feel as uncomfortable? Listen to find out. Show Notes: M3GAN trailer - LINK Why Clive Barker's "Hellraiser" is an unlikely queer c…
 
On today's episode, Nicole and Rolando light the black flame candle, summon book, run amuck amuck amuck and tackle the Disney films Hocus Pocus (1993) and Hocus Pocus 2 (2022). FOLLOW US: Be sure to follow us on social media for news, polls, and fun behind the scenes content. FACEBOOK: facebook.com/remakesrebootsrevivals INSTAGRAM: instagram.com/re…
 
This week, Nicole and Rolando discuss American Gigolo, both the 1980 film and the 2022 Showtime TV Series. What is the rumored reason John Travolta turned down the role? And does the original film have gay subtext? And, has the series made us tired of Blondie's "Call Me?" yet? Follow Us! Be sure to follow us on social media for news, polls, and fun…
 
One pod to rule them all. This week Nicole and Rolando discuss Peter Jackson's epic trilogy, "The Lord of the Rings" and Amazon's 2022 series, "The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power." How does the film trilogy hold up against the sands of time? And can the new show introduce use to anything new the franchise that's been milked for all its worth…
 
We've got no strings to hold us down, so Nicole and Rolando are going all out on discussing Disney's recent "live-action" remake of its 1940 animated classic. Topics included range from what it means to be human to discussions on treatment of children in the past! Follow Us! Be sure to follow us on social media for news, polls, and fun behind the s…
 
Batter Up! Nicole and Rolando are honorary Rockford Peaches today, as they join the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League! They analyze and compare the 1992 film to the 2022 Amazon Prime series of the same name, "A League of Their Own!" Be sure to tune in! SHOW NOTES: A Link to the 1993 TV sitcom of "A League of Their Own": CLICK HERE FOL…
 
This week, Rolando and Nicole discuss 1987's "Predator" and 2022's Prey. Follow Us! Be sure to follow us on social media for news, polls, and fun behind the scenes content. FACEBOOK: facebook.com/remakesrebootsrevivals INSTAGRAM: instagram.com/remakesrebootsrevivals YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEw7r_fZuVfxLNo3uEwlPJQ And we always wan…
 
2022, am I right?? Once again, Nicole and Rolando do a quick recap of the 12 episodes recorded for the podcast during the summer, discuss some current events and Eddie Z shares an idea for a different kind of film! Also, Nicole and Rolando will take a quick break in the month of August but will be back in September with more episodes!! Tune in! FOL…
 
This week, Rolando and Eddie discuss a Disney property whilst Nicole visits a Disney property. It's all about the latest Disney+ series, "Obi-Wan Kenobi." Ewan McGregor returns to the Star Wars franchise to reprise the titular role and finds himself on the surrogate father-daughter adventure of a lifetime full of blasters, betrayal, and sand. What …
 
Back in the 90s, Beavis & Butt-Head Did America. Now in 2022, Beavis & Butt-Head Do The Universe. In honor of the return of the iconic dumbass horny teenagers, Nicole and Rolando share their thoughts on the TV series and two movies. Was it funny? Did anyone want a new Beavis & Butt-Head movie? Listen now! FOLLOW US: Be sure to follow us on social m…
 
This week, Nicole has decided to shake things up by making Rolando and Eddie watch Baz Luhrmann's "Elvis." The three share their opinions on the latest celebrity bio-pic starring Austin Butler as Elvis Presley and Tom Hanks as Colonel Tom Parker. How does this film compare to other bio-pics? Did the film do a good job portraying the "King of Rock n…
 
Here comes the bride-oops, the Father of the bride! Rolando & Nicole discuss the 2 classic film versions of Father of the Bride, the 1950 film and the 1991 film, and compare them to the 2022 HBO MAX remake that focused on a Latinx family. Tune in! Follow Us! Be sure to follow us on social media for news, polls, and fun behind the scenes content. FA…
 
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