Through that context when looking at the psycho films, particularly the original, it is interesting to note that the technological advances for color film had not only been both films are presented in black and white and cut so they switch back and forth between the original and remake up until the classic shower scene where. This version holds up a mirror to the original film: it's sort of its schizophrenic twin ” (gus van sant) it is perhaps wise to simply erase all memories of van sant's interviews, explanations, intentions and ideas about his 1998 remake of alfred hitchcock's psycho perhaps one is tempted to do the same with. The question is why did they ever want to remake this classic hitchcock movie i wasnt expecting much going into this knowing that they recreated a masterpiece but it was worse than i ever expected i went into this with an open mind, i at least thought they would keep the original idea but it be slightly diffrent at the same. Horror fans really should thank gus van sant for his experimental copy exactly approach to re-making the horror classic psycho just modernizing the original with a bigger budget takes no creativity and falls into the tedium and redundancy which most horror fan's hate gus van sant's psycho remake,.
I had seen the hitchcock original twice, and read a 60-page shot-by-shot analysis of it [less interesting than one would hope] my experience was the among the pleasures of the remake is that it draws attention to directorial flourishes in the original that may have passed unnoticed primarily because. Read the empire review of psycho (1999) but as van sant retorted, he has gone for replica more than remake the original psycho got away with the revolutionary concept of having its heroine exit in the first half because the aftermath became a compelling a game of intrigue, sustained by the brilliant anthony. But he shared the producer's dream to remake a hitchcock movie and so spent a month transcribing and adapting “psycho” and by “adapting” i mean “he turned it into a musical” unlike sam loomis in the original film, hero orhan spends a lot of time singing songs to girls “kader diyelim” was never intended to be turkey's. It's time to tackle another theatrical remake of a classic film this week, cinelinx looks at the 1998 revamp of psycho one of the most pointless and disappointing remakes of a great film ever attempted the original psycho (1960) was the masterpiece of alfred hitchcock, one of the greatest film directors of.
Some nay-saying cinephiles seemed as stuffy as the 1960 film-goers who were mortally offended by the infidelity, transvestitism, and oedipal deviance of the original psycho janet-leighjpg picture by brandobardot from the saul bass opening-credit sequence to the norman bates close-up ending, van. In choosing to make this movie, gus van sant not only makes it impossible to avoid comparison with hitchcock's original film, but actively invites comparison in virtually every scene maybe that is the saving grace of this remake: it reaffirms, through comparison, how good the original psycho was so, since it. Despite gus van sant's psycho being a shot-for-shot remake of alfred hitchcock' s film, there's a certain lifeless quality to anne heche's facial expression while the movement of janet leigh's eyes convey her character's inner turmoil this video also drives home the fact that the original planet of the apes. Remake of hitchcock classic psycho axes cross-dressing killer in shower scene over 'transphobia' fears the scene has already screened in the us and sparked criticism from fans of the original film by charlie parker 16th april 2017, 5:46 pm updated: 16th april 2017, 5:51 pm alfred hitchcock's chilling twist in his.
Psycho is a 1998 american horror film, produced and directed by gus van sant for universal pictures, starring vince vaughn, julianne moore, viggo mortensen, william h macy and anne heche in leading and supporting roles it is a modern remake of the 1960 film directed by alfred hitchcock, in which an embezzler. Well, you remake them years later of course in 1998 gus van sant had a more unique approach to doing a remake psycho than expected what if they remade the film as a shot-for-shot remake trying to adhere to as close to the original film as he could van sant went on to remake psycho in what could. Psycho 1998 is a bad remake because it totally disregards the element of surprise that made the original great, and brings nothing new to the table remakes are supposed to make classic accessible for a younger generation, but there is nothing about psycho 1998 that modernizes the story apart from the.
But soderbergh's double “psycho” is most interesting for the perspective it brings to the much-maligned van sant remake when van sant's film came out, in 1998, most critics dismissed it, complaining that the remake brought nothing new to hitchcock's masterful original (j hoberman, reviewing the movie. With the new ghostbusters trailer dropping today and myriad more remakes in the works, it's apt to check out the huge swath of films that have been subject to remakes throughout cinema history from 'psycho' to 'the departed': a side-by -side comparison of original movies & their remakes.
By the way, not all people were offended by van sant's psycho: patricia hitchcock, who played a minor role in the original and was a consultant in this one, said her father would have been flattered by the remake of his movie 40 years later and joseph stefano, the screenwriter of the original psycho, was. Incidentally, the original psycho is 97% on rotten tomatoes, and the remake is at 37% you can also see critics reviews on the site the way it usually works for me though is that after seeing the original, inevitably i end up watching the remake as well just because i want to know the thinking behind why they would make a. Remakes have a bit of a bad rep among movie fans, but we think there's room for a good redo under some circumstances if you're going to remake a classic like psycho, or robocop or planet of the apes, however, it probably best to make sure you've a) seen and b) understood what made the original. The only way to watch van sant's remake of psycho with a fresh eye is to never have seen hitchcock's irreplaceable original that's because van sant's film is virtually an identical cousin of that 1960 classic using many of the same camera set-ups, albeit this time in color whether seen as a provocative.
Horror photos vince vaughn in psycho (1998) anne heche in psycho (1998) vince vaughn in psycho (1998) julianne moore in psycho (1998) see all 57 photos » learn more gus van sant doesn't consider this film a copy of alfred hitchcock's original he remarked, if i hold a camera, even if it's in the same place. A remake of psycho sounds like the most futile gesture imaginable - especially coming from gus van sant, a once nonconformist director who, with good will hunting, seemed to have capitulated to mainstream values two ropey eighties sequels had already shown that alfred hitchcock's 1960 original had no need of. In 1998, filmmaker gus van sant released his remake of 'psycho,' starring vince vaughn in the role of iconic serial killer and hotel owner norman bates though much of the film was a heche never saw alfred hitchcock's original 'psycho' before being cast as marion now: heche went on to appear in the. Psycho vs psycho as halloween draws near, lets all remember the film that really did scare audiences out of their seats all it took was a shower scene (i bet and gus van sant's pointless remake of the same name in this round of original vs remake, i think it's painfully obvious, it hitchcock's win.