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Invasion of the Remake Podcast

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They are in your theaters, they are in your neighbors homes, and even your own. They have come to destroy your childhood and ruin your future. Only one podcast can protect you from the Invasion of the Remake! Invasion of the Remake is a weekly podcast with hosts Jason, Trish and Sam exploring the ci… read more

324 Episodes | 2015 - 2021

Ep.311 Remaking Night of the Creeps (1986)

October 19th, 2021


This week we get a teen, fraternity, coming of age comedy with aliens, psycho killers, zombies, aliens, parasites and a detective with a dark past. Night of the Creeps (1986) embraces 50s horror and sci-fi tropes like a …

Ep.310 Maniac (1980 Vs. 2012) with Breanna Whipple

October 12th, 2021


Williams Lustig's Maniac (1980) is a dark, controversial horror film about a serial killer on a rampage starring Joe Spinell. It's themes of mental illness and deep seeded trauma are explored even further in the 2012 …

Ep.309 Remaking Brainscan (1994)

October 5th, 2021


What if you played a video game where you were the murder? Except you are actually performing the murders in real life thanks to the nefarious Trickster. This week IOTR plays Brainscan (1994) with the intent of …

Ep.308 Dumbo (1941 Vs. 2019)

September 28th, 2021


You will believe an elephant can fly in this week's Invasion of the Remake as we discuss the Walt Disney animated classic Dumbo (1941) and the Tim …

Ep.307 Remaking Damnation Alley (1977)

September 21st, 2021


Jan-Michael (Airwolf) Vincent and George (A-Team) Peppard team-up in this post-apocalyptic journey from California to New York in the hopes of …

Ep.306 To Be or Not to Be (1942 vs 1983)

September 14th, 2021


To Be or Not to Be, that is the question...and the movie. It's the beginning of World War II and the Nazis have seized Poland. A small acting troupe …

Ep.305 Remaking Frenzy (1972)

September 7th, 2021


This week we've been given the insurmountable task of remaking the Alfred Hitchcock masterpiece Frenzy (1972) and we may never wear a neck tie again. We may not be smarter than Hitchcock but he left one heck of a road …

Ep.304 The Time Machine (1960 Vs. 2002)

August 31st, 2021


Dreams from the past help open the gateway to the future. Can our time traveler save the remnants of humanity in the far future from the monstrous Morlocks? The Invaders step into the H.G. Wells classic, science …

Ep.303 Remaking Cavegirl (1985)

August 24th, 2021


This week Invasion of the Remake travels back in time for Cavegirl (1985) in which a nerd from the present accidentally travels to the past and falls …

Ep.302 Heat (1986) Vs. Wild Card (2015)

August 17th, 2021


He's the only "licensed chaperone" in Las Vegas and the toughest guy in a city he hates. He's looking for a way out but first must help a friend get revenge on the gangster who brutally beat her, while facing his own …

Ep.301 Remaking Eating Raoul (1982)

August 10th, 2021


The Blands have a dream and murdering a few swingers that plague their building might help them achieve that dream. But Raoul has his own nefarious …

Ep.300 La Totale! (1991) Vs. True Lies (1994)

August 3rd, 2021


Invasion of the Remake is happy to celebrate 300 episodes with you by catching our white whale with the French, action, spy, comedy La Totale! (1991) which was remade as James Cameron's big budget thrill-ride True Lies …

Ep.299 Remaking Cherry 2000 (1987)

July 27th, 2021


Did you get a little frisky with your fembot and now need to replace it, but you live in a dystopian nightmare its not as easy as going to the store for a new one? Well do we got the deal for you! We got a Cherry 2000 …

Ep.298 That Darn Cat (1965 vs 1997)

July 20th, 2021


D.C. might be just doing his nightly rounds in the neighborhood, but this deviously clever cat has stumbled onto a kidnapping, and he is the only cat …

Ep.297 Remembering Richard Donner: A Tribute

July 13th, 2021


This week Invasion of the Remake share their memories of growing up with Richard Donner movies and what they meant to them. Donner's films defined a …

Ep.296 Remaking Cobra (1986)

July 6th, 2021


Crime is the disease and he is the cure. This is where the law stops and he starts. He has a bad attitude...but just a little one. Enjoy these …

Ep.295 Sleuth (1972 vs. 2007)

June 29th, 2021


It begins with a game to commit the perfect crime but then it escalates into a game of retribution and revenge. Based on the play by Anthony Shaffer, Sleuth (1972) starring Laurence Olivier & Michael Caine, is a …

Ep.294 Remaking X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes (1963)

June 22nd, 2021


The human eye can only see about ten percent of the visual spectrum. What if you could see beyond? In Roger Corman's cult classic X: The Man with the …

Ep.293 Overboard (1987 Vs. 2018)

June 15th, 2021


Arrogant, rich, narcissists have a bad habit of falling off their yachts and getting amnesia in Elk Cove. But going Overboard (1987 vs 2018) might not be all bad. In this episode IOTR learns about being a better person …

Ep.292 Remaking Runaway (1984)

June 8th, 2021


In the future a specialized police unit is tasked with stopping rogue robots in Runaway (1984). We got Tom Selleck and an evil Gene Simmons in a …

Ep.291 Prom Night (1980 Vs. 2008)

June 1st, 2021


Hello Mary Lou, we brought Prom Night to you. This week Invasion of the Remake graduates with you in style as we pit the classic Jamie Lee Curtis 80s horror with the 2008 remake. Only one will get the crown.

Support …

Ep.290 Remaking Stakeout (1987)

May 25th, 2021


Richard Dreyfuss & Emilio Estevez are partners on a Stakeout (1987) to help capture a dangerous escaped convict intent on paying a visit to his ex girlfriend, but the duo gets a little to close to their subject. …

Ep.289 Movies From the Deep

May 18th, 2021


This week IOTR takes a literal deep dive into the aquatic horror and science fiction sub-genre featuring Cold Skin (2017), Deep Star Six (1989), …

Ep.288 It's Alive (1974 Vs. 2009)

May 11th, 2021


It shouldn't be alive but it is. It's Alive! It kills without mercy. It's Alive! It's only a baby. It's Alive! This week on IOTR we compare …

Ep.287 Remaking Support Your Local Sheriff (1969)

May 4th, 2021


It's time for another fan challenge! This week we're brought back to the old west where James Garner is made sheriff of a town booming from the gold …

Ep.286 Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956 Vs. 1978) Vs. Body Snatchers (1993) Vs. The Invasion (2007)

April 27th, 2021


Invasion of the Body Snatchers is a classic science fiction film exploring the fear and paranoia of losing ourselves, and our loved ones no longer recognizable as themselves. It's about loss of identity and mindless …

Ep.285 Remaking Robot Monster (1953)

April 20th, 2021


Week 3 of Alien Invasion April brings the fearsome Ro-Man, an ape with a space helmet for a head, to conquer Earth in Robot Monster (1953). Widely criticized for being one of the worst movies ever made, Invasion of the …

Ep.284 The Day The Earth Stood Still (1951 Vs. 2008)

April 13th, 2021


Week 2 of Alien Invasion April brings a more peaceful visitor with a dire warning to Earth in the science fiction, classic,  The Day the Earth Stood …

Ep.283 Remaking Earth Vs. The Flying Saucers (1956)

April 6th, 2021


Alien Invasion April begins with all out war between Earth Vs. The Flying Saucers (1956). Join us as we remake this Ray Harryhausen, sci-fi, classic for a modern audience complete with our own unique fantasy casting. …

Ep.282 Cape Fear (1962 Vs. 1991)

March 30th, 2021


After years in jail, Max Cady has only one thing on his mind. A deep seeded rage fueling his desire for a slow, agonizing revenge on the man who put him there. Welcome to Cape Fear (1962 vs 1991). This week Invasion of …

Ep.281 Remaking Spies Like Us (1985)

March 23rd, 2021


When two bumbling fools are recruited to become decoy spies, hijinks ensue that may destroy the world or just might save it. Join Invasion of the …

Ep.280 The Lion King (1994 vs 2019)

March 16th, 2021


Walt Disney makes a beautiful animated film, then remakes it as another near-to-life animated film. It's the circle of life. Join Invasion of the …

Ep.279 Remaking Double Dragon (1994)

March 9th, 2021


The evil Koga Shuko has one half of a magical medallion and will stop at nothing to get the other half from the heroic Lee brothers in Double Dragon (1994). Fill your pockets with quarters and come with us to play the …

Ep.278 Bangkok Dangerous (1999 Vs. 2008)

March 2nd, 2021


A lonely assassin has his world come crashing down as he meets the love of his life.

The Pang Brothers remake their own debut feature film, Bangkok Dangerous, and Invasion of the Remake has the honor of comparing them. …

Ep.277 Remaking A Night to Dismember (1983)

February 23rd, 2021


The back story of Doris Wishman and A Night to Dismember (1983) is just as interesting, if not more interesting, than the film itself. Join Invasion of the Remake as we investigate, analyze, rethink and remake this …

Ep.276 One Touch of Venus (1948) Vs. Mannequin (1987)

February 16th, 2021


It's an old story, boy meets inanimate object, boy kisses inanimate object (as you do), inanimate object becomes a real girl who falls in love with …

Ep.275 Remaking Dr. Renault's Secret (1942)

February 9th, 2021


Dr. Renault has got a secret. Is it the murder that he's covering up or his mad scientific experiments? Join Invasion of the Remake as we discover …

Ep.274 Red Dawn (1984 Vs. 2012)

February 2nd, 2021


The enemy descends upon a mountain town with parachutes, guns, and heavy armaments. A small band of high school students forms a resistance to fight …

Ep.273 Remaking Sheena (1984)

January 26th, 2021


An ancient prophecy tells of the coming of a golden-haired girl who will become, Sheena (1984), Queen of the Jungle. Tanya Roberts (A View to a Kill, …

Ep.272 Cannonball (1976) Vs. The Cannonball Run (1981)

January 19th, 2021


It's a race across America with big money on the line. Cannonball (1976) starring David Carradine shows how dangerous the race can be while The …

Ep.271 Remaking Zardoz (1974)

January 12th, 2021


This week Sir Sean Connery puts on his best slingshot mankini for Zardoz (1974) as a savage killer questioning his place in a world ruled by …

Cult Movie Trailer A-Go-Go 3-D in 1 Dimension!!!

January 5th, 2021


Cult Movie Trailer A-Go-Go returns and like all good third installments it's entirely in 3-D! You will have to imagine the other 2 dimensions. All …

What the F@!& is This?! Holiday Special

December 29th, 2020


The Invaders are taking the week off but we still like leaving a little something fun under your podcast tree. This week we debut a brand new idea of trying to figure out what a movie is about based on the title alone …

Ep.270 Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984) Vs. Silent Night (2012)

December 22nd, 2020


"Christmas Eve is the scariest damn night of the year!"

If you've been good all year then you have nothing to worry about but if you have been naughty...Santa Claus will "punish"! Join Invasion of the Remake as we …

Ep.269 Remaking Santa and the Ice Cream Bunny (1972)

December 15th, 2020


Santa's sleigh is stuck in the sand on a beach in Florida. What will Santa do? Dig himself out or tell stories? It's the second one. Santa and the Ice Cream Bunny (1972) is an odd movie with little to no story. But it …

Ep.268 The Jungle Book (1967 Vs. 2016)

December 8th, 2020


Invasion of the Remake gets back to the bear necessities this week by comparing the Walt Disney classic animated film The Jungle Book (1967) to its 2016 counterpart. Was Shere Khan right? Find out in this week's episode …

Ep.267 The 31 Days of Horror Challenge 2020 Part 4

December 1st, 2020


31 Days of Horror concludes with week 4 of the Invaders journey in which they watched 31 horror movies that they have never seen before, one for each day of the month of October. The finish line is in site. Can they …

Ep.266 The 31 Days of Horror Challenge 2020 Part 3

November 24th, 2020


31 Days of Horror continues this week featuring week 3 of the Invaders journey in which they watched 31 horror movies that they have never seen before, one for each day of the month of October. The psychosis is starting …

Ep.265 The 31 Days of Horror Challenge 2020 Part 2

November 17th, 2020


31 Days of Horror returns in this bonus episode featuring week 2 of the Invaders journey in which they watched 31 horror movies that they have never seen before, one for each day of the month of October. How will they …

Ep.264 The 31 Days of Horror Challenge 2020 Part 1

November 10th, 2020


It's back! Invasion of the Remake brings back the 31 Days of Horror Challenge in which our hosts watch a horror movie each day for the month of October that they have never seen before. In part 1 we tackle the first …

Ep.263 Remaking My Boyfriend's Back (1993)

November 3rd, 2020


This week Invasion of the Remake resurrects the romantic horror comedy My Boyfriend's Back (1993). All this zombie wants to do is go to the prom with his dream girl. But he needs to feed or risk his body decomposing …

Ep.262 Remaking Scanners (1981)

October 27th, 2020


It may start with a headache, or a nosebleed, but the pressure increases, the pain instensifies, and then pop! The Scanners (1981) are among us and there is nothing you can do to stop them.

Join Invasion of the Remake …

Ep.261 Night of the Demons (1988 vs 2009)

October 20th, 2020


Angela is having a party, Jason and Freddy are to scared to come, but you will have one hell of a time.

You are invited to wildest Halloween party ever. There will be music, booze, girls, and the only cover charge is …

Ep.260 Remaking Neon Maniacs (1986)

October 13th, 2020


This week we are joined by some very special guests I Love This You Should Too, Drinking & Screaming and Gargantucast to help us remake Neon …

Ep.259 The Fog (1980 Vs. 2005)

October 6th, 2020


Bolt your doors. Lock your windows. There is something in The Fog! IOTR brings all the horror this October beginning with John Carpenter's classic …

Ep.258 Remaking Tanya's Island (1980)

September 29th, 2020


Tanya and her artist boyfriend live an idyllic life on a tropical fantasy island but tensions begin to build as a large ape takes an interest in Tanya. It's a jealous boyfriend versus a jealous ape on Tanya's Island …

Ep.257 Fright Night Part 2 (1988) Vs. Fright Night 2: New Blood (2013)

September 22nd, 2020


Invasion of the Remake gets a rare opportunity to talk about a sequel to a previous episode (Ep.45) as well as a remake in it's own right with Fright Night Part 2 (1988) and Fright Night 2: New Blood (2013). Charley …

Ep.256 Remaking O.K. Connery aka Operation Kid Brother (1967)

September 15th, 2020


The secret organization, Thanatos, plans to hold the world hostage with a powerful secret weapon and only Britain's top spy can stop them. Except he …

Ep.255 The Incredible Journey (1963) vs. Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)

September 8th, 2020


When two dogs and a cat mistakenly think they have been abandoned they make an incredible journey, traveling over 200 miles to get home to their family. The Incredible Journey (1963) is a Walt Disney family classic. …

Ep.254 Remaking Murder By Death (1976)

September 1st, 2020


The world's greatest detectives have been invited to a mysterious mansion to solve a murder that has yet to happen. An all-star cast brings their …

Ep.253 The Karate Kid (1984 vs 2010)

August 25th, 2020


"Wax on, wax off." The Karate Kid (1984) made these words part of the cultural lexicon. It is a classic story of overcoming adversity, finding …

Ep.252 Remaking Blackbeard's Ghost (1968)

August 18th, 2020


He's been trapped in Limbo for over 200 years for his crimes on the high seas. Now the dread pirate Blackbeard must find redemption in the most unlikely of places by helping a team in the present win their track meet. …

Ep.251 Martyrs (2008 Vs 2015)

August 11th, 2020


This week we get locked in the basement to watch the New French Extremity film, Martyrs (2008) and compare it to its much tamer 2015 American counterpart. Martyrs takes the crew of Invasion of the Remake to the edge …

Ep.250 Remaking Wizards (1977) as a live action film!

August 4th, 2020


It's our big 250th episode and to celebrate we are going to attempt to reimagine one of our favourite cult animated films, Wizards (1977), as a live …

Ep.249 Ju-On: The Grudge (2002) Vs. The Grudge (2004) Vs. The Grudge (2020)

July 28th, 2020


When someone dies in the grip of a powerful rage... a curse is born. The curse gathers in that place of death. Those who encounter it will be …

Ep.248 Remaking The Two Worlds of Jennie Logan (1979)

July 21st, 2020

Why can't girl's named Jennie find a nice boy in their own time? This week we've been challenged to remake the CBS telefilm The Two Worlds of Jennie Logan (1979) starring Lindsay Wagner and Marc Singer in another time …

Ep.247 Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948) vs. The Money Pit (1986) vs. Are We Done Yet? (2007)

July 14th, 2020


The house has been bought, the dream is coming to life, and then the dream becomes a nightmare as the house falls apart piece by piece. This week we compare three comedy films where dreams of a better life become a …

Ep.246 Remaking Unknown Island (1948)

July 7th, 2020


We're off to the Unknown Island (1948). How can we possibly find it? We've got a map silly. This obscure Movie Classics film may have fallen into the public domain but it found its way into our imagination thanks to …

Ep.245 Death Race 2000 (1975) Vs. Death Race (2008)

June 30th, 2020


Invasion of the Remake is off to the races this week as we talk about Roger Corman's classic grindhouse movie Death Race 2000 (1975) starring David …

Ep.244 Invasion of the Werewolves!

June 23rd, 2020


Their legend stretches back to recorded history. Lycans, skinwalkers, dogmen, and werewolves have moved from mythological cryptids to movie icons. …

Ep.243 Spotlight on Stephen King

June 16th, 2020


This week Invasion of the Remake puts the spotlight on the King of horror, Stephen King. His novels have inspired countless films and television series for nearly five decades and counting. In this episode we pay …

Ep.242 Invasion of the Remake in Lockdown!

June 9th, 2020


Being in lockdown, quarantine or self isolation can hard. Entertainment has become more important than ever to get us through some difficult times. …

Ep.241 Remaking Treasure Planet (2002) as a live action film.

June 2nd, 2020


This week we have another fan challenge to adapt the Walt Disney film Treasure Planet (2002) to live-action. Robert Louis Stevenson's classic novel Treasure Island has been adapted to film many times but this science …

Ep.240 13 Ghosts (1960) Vs. Thir13en Ghosts (2001)

May 26th, 2020


We've got 13 spooky reasons why you should listen to Invasion of the Remake this week because we are talking William Castle's classic 13 Ghosts …

Ep.239 Remaking King Ralph (1991)

May 19th, 2020


When the royal family is wiped out by a freak accident a descendant must be found to take the throne. Thus begins the reign of King Ralph (1991). This King may come in the unlikely form of John Goodman, but can Peter …

Ep.238 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009 Vs. 2011)

May 12th, 2020


This week we investigate Stieg Larsson's murder mystery The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo which was first adapted in 2009 by director Niels Arden Oplev, starring Michael Nyqvist and Noomi Rapace and compare it to David …

Ep.237 Remakining Portrait of Jennie (1948)

May 5th, 2020


A mysterious girl catches the eye of a starving artist during the Great Depression, but every time the artist meets her again she seems to have aged by years despite only weeks or months passing. What starts as curious …

Ep.236 Planet of the Apes (1968 Vs. 2001)

April 28th, 2020


A time lost astronaut finds himself on a familiar planet where primates are the dominant species and man serves only as a slave society. Welcome to the Planet of the Apes!

We conclude PrimeApril Ape-ocalypse with the …

Ep.235 Remaking Monkey Shines (1988)

April 21st, 2020

Once there was a man whose prison was a chair. The man had a monkey; they made the strangest pair. The man was the prisoner; the monkey held the …

Ep.234 Mighty Joe Young (1949 Vs. 1998)

April 14th, 2020


Young Jill adopts a baby ape, named Joe, who grows into one gigantic ape! Seeking a better life for him she takes him to California, but the bright lights of the big city might not be the best habit for Mighty Joe …

Ep.233 Remaking Every Which Way But Loose (1978)

April 7th, 2020


Every Which Way But Loose (1978) is a classic tale of a man prone to violence and his loyal ape companion. That old chestnut. Clint Eastwood, Sondra …

Ep.232 It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (1963) Vs. Rat Race (2001)

March 31st, 2020


When average people have an opportunity to acquire large sums of money, they go to extraordinary lengths to get it in an incredible race full of …

Ep.231 Remaking The Alligator People (1959)

March 24th, 2020


It's fan challenge time and we've been challenged to remake The Alligator People (1959)! It is an interesting anomaly, part mystery, part horror, and part atomic age science fiction. It's a mixed bag of weird and …

Ep.230 The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974 Vs. 2009)

March 17th, 2020


Riding public transportation can be scary enough these days but you don't want to add money hungry terrorists to that list. That's the premise for this action, crime, drama, The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974). …

Ep.229 Remaking Black Moon Rising (1986)

March 10th, 2020


Quint is hired to steal important information for the government, he hides it in an experimental vehicle called the Black Moon, which is then stolen …

Ep.228 The 300 Spartans (1963) Vs. 300 (2006)

March 3rd, 2020


This is one of the most requested episodes we have ever had. 300 (2006) based on the Frank Miller graphic novel is not a remake of The 300 Spartans (1963) but who are we to deny a fascinating comparison of this moment …

Ep.227 Remaking Night of the Comet (1984)

February 25th, 2020


It's a Friday night after the apocalypse. What's a girl to do? Anything she wants! Welcome to the Night of the Comet (1984) a sci-fi, horror, comedy about two sisters at the end of the world, with zombies! It became …

Ep.226 Rabid (1977 Vs. 2019)

February 18th, 2020


This week we return home to Canada only to find hoards of vicious zombies foaming at the mouth, ready to take a bite out of us. This week we'll be talking about David Cronenberg's Rabid (1977) starring Marilyn Chambers …

Ep.225 Remaking Practical Magic (1998)

February 11th, 2020


Love is a magical thing. For our Valentine's Day special we take a look at the romantic, fantasy, comedy Practical Magic (1998) starring Sandra …

Ep.224 Invasion of the Mockbusters!

February 4th, 2020


The regular gang takes a break as Jasin, Trush, and non-brand specific Jeff talk about the phenomena known as the Mockbuster. They'll chat about …

Ep.223 Star Wars: Return of the Jedi (1983) Vs. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019)

January 28th, 2020


Once again we travel to a galaxy far, far away to complete the trilogy we started way back in Ep.23 and continued in Ep.123. By listener demand we were asked to continue our comparisons of the original Star Wars …

Ep.222 Remaking Dellamorte Dellamore aka Cemetery Man (1994)

January 21st, 2020

This week we travel to Italy to decipher the enigmatic cult, horror, comedy Dellamorte Dellamore (aka Cemetery Man, 1994) starring Rupert Everett. …

Ep.221 Adventures in Babysitting (1987 Vs 2016)

January 14th, 2020


Before Home Alone there was Adventures in Babysitting (1987) where a babysitter is forced to enter the dangerous city with the kids in her care to …

Ep.220 Remaking DragonSlayer (1981)

January 7th, 2020

It's talons tear. It's breath burns. It is terror and only sorcery can destroy it. A young wizard's apprentice attempts to help a village whose women are being sacrificed to appease a hungry dragon. Join us on an …

Cult Movie Trailer A-Go-Go 2: The Revenge!

December 31st, 2019


Welcome to the Invasion Drive-In located on the corner of 42nd Street and nowhere. You can't miss it, it's right next the grindhouse. You know the …

Christmas 9-1-1 (2019) Special

December 24th, 2019


Here's a bit of silliness from the weird folks at Invasion of the Remake. It's a story about a home invasion call to 9-1-1 during the holidays. …

Ep.219 Miracle on 34th Street (1947 Vs. 1994)

December 17th, 2019


This week the Invaders travel to New York city and 34th Street to discover a miracle. Miracle on 34th Street (1947) is a Christmas classic and part …

Ep.218 Remaking Trancers (1984)

December 10th, 2019

Jack Deth has been sent back in time to protect the timelines of the leaders of the future from an evil man who can create a zombie army. This week we take a hard look at the grizzled cop, Jack Deth, in Charles Band's …

Ep.217 Reefer Madness (1936) Vs Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical (2005)

December 3rd, 2019


"It is a violent narcotic - an unspeakable scourge - The Real Public Enemy Number One!" Reefer Madness (1936) was a fictional propaganda film …

Ep.216 Remaking The Black Hole (1979)

November 26th, 2019

This week Invasion of the Remake takes the mothership to the outer edge of Walt Disney's The Black Hole (1979). Science fiction had taken off in a …

Ep.215 Sleeping Beauty (1959) Vs. Maleficent (2014)

November 19th, 2019

An evil fairy curses a princess to an eternal sleep, and only true love's kiss can awaken her. This week Invasion of the Remake enters the realm of fairy tales and fantasy with the Walt Disney classic Sleeping Beauty …

Ep.214 The 31 Days of Horror 2019 Challenge Part 2

November 12th, 2019


During the month of October our hosts were challenged to watch 31 horror movies that they have never seen before over 31 days. Welcome to part two of 31 Days of Horror where the Invaders talk about the last 15 of each …

Ep.213 The 31 Days of Horror 2019 Challenge Part 1

November 5th, 2019

During the month of October our hosts were challenged to watch 31 horror movies that they have never seen before over 31 days. Welcome to part one of 31 Days of Horror where the Invaders talk about the first 16 of each …

Ep.212 Remaking Chopping Mall (aka Killbots, 1986)

October 29th, 2019

Black Friday is a piece of cake next to shopping at this mall. High tech security robots go on a killing spree after a rogue lightening strike messes up their programming. This week Invasion of the Remake heads to the …

Ep.211 Child's Play (1988 Vs. 2019)

October 22nd, 2019

This is a big one, it's a horror icon, the doll possessed by the soul of serial killer Charles Lee Ray, better known as Chucky vs. the modern day …

Ep.210 Remaking Maximum Overdrive (1986) #AllTheHorror

October 15th, 2019

The trucks are angry, video games are exploding, and your toaster is laughing at you. Technology has run amuck in Maximum Overdrive (1986). Stephen …

Ep.209 The Wolf Man (1941) Vs. The Wolfman (2010)

October 8th, 2019

Even a man who is pure in heart, and says his prayers by night; May become a wolf when the wolfbane blooms and the autumn moon is bright.

This …

Ep.208 The Monster Squad (1987) #AllTheHorror

October 1st, 2019

We begin All The Horror month with the cult classic, family, horror, comedy The Monster Squad (1987). It brings a group of kids (Goonies style) …

Ep.207 The Out-of-Towners (1970 Vs. 1999)

September 24th, 2019

A trip to New York becomes a disaster of hilarious proportions in The Out of Towners (1970) from famous playwright Neil Simon, director Arthur Hill, and stars Jack Lemmon & Sandy Dennis. Join Invasion of the Remake …

Ep.206 Remaking Targets (1968)

September 17th, 2019

An aging horror icon has become disillusioned with acting in a world where reality has become more frightening than the films he makes. Meanwhile a clean cut family man goes on a killing spree. Targets (1968) is an …

Ep.205 Pete's Dragon (1977 Vs. 2016)

September 10th, 2019

This week Invasion of the Remake compares the Walt Disney musical, fantasy, comedy, Pete's Dragon (1977) starring Helen Reddy, Jim Dale, Mickey Rooney, Red Buttons, Shelley Winters, and Sean Marshall to it's 2016 non …

Ep.204 Remaking Prayer of the Rollerboys (1990)

September 3rd, 2019

The American dream has failed. The Rollerboys are looking to take control of a broken nation, recruiting the young to sell the drug Mist, exploiting …

Ep.203 The Amityville Horror (1979 Vs 2005)

August 27th, 2019

It is America's most infamous haunted house, it has spawned countless sequels, and it was the site of a gruesome murder, what happened here will forever be remembered as The Amityville Horror! This week we compare the …

Ep.202 Remaking Flesh+Blood (1985)

August 20th, 2019

Enter the gritty medieval world of Flesh+Blood (1985) where a young girl from a noble family becomes obsessed with her mercenary captors. Flesh+Blood …

Ep.201 The Hitcher (1986 Vs. 2007)

August 13th, 2019

Thumbs out! This week Invasion of the Remake walks the lonely road of The Hitcher. A Rutger Hauer horror, thriller, classic, The Hitcher (1986) …

Ep.200 Remaking Prince of Darkness (1987)

August 6th, 2019

We're celebrating 200 episodes by remaking a film CHOSEN BY YOU THE FANS! This week is the cult horror classic John Carpenter's Prince of Darkness …

Ep.199 Remaking Howard the Duck (1986)

July 30th, 2019

This week Invasion of the Remake enters the Marvel Universe with its first feature film from executive producer George Lucas, Howard the Duck (1986)! This maligned water fowl gets a bad rap and we think with his recent …

Ep.198 HorrorCon 2019 Texas Chainsaw Massacre & more!

July 23rd, 2019

We're back with more coverage from the Calgary HorrorCon 2019 featuring Teri McMinn, John Dugan, and Edwin Neal recounting stories from the filming of the original Texas Chainsaw Massacre. We also get the chance to chat …

Ep.197 The Getaway (1972 Vs. 1994)

July 16th, 2019

Her husband, Doc McCoy, is in jail and she'll do the unthinkable to get him out. A heist gone wrong and a terrible secret revealed bring the McCoys to the brink. This is The Getaway. The original film (1972) directed by …

Ep.196 Remaking Q The Winged Serpent (1982)

July 9th, 2019

The god monster of Mayan myth, Quetzlcoatl, has taken up residence in New York and only David Carradine and Michael Moriarty can unlock the secrets of this winged serpent to stop it from making all of New York its food. …

Ep.195 Horror Con 2019 Spotlight on Danielle Harris

July 2nd, 2019

This week we feature the reigning scream queen, Danielle Harris! Danielle takes us from the start of her career in commercials, what scares her, and the journey into her horror career that began with Halloween 4 and …

Ep.194 Invaders From Mars (1953 Vs. 1986)

June 25th, 2019

A secret invasion has already begun and only a 12 year old boy can save the world! This week we discuss William Cameron Menzies' sci-fi classic …

Ep.193 Remaking The Keep (1983)

June 18th, 2019

German soldiers have been stationed at the Keep, but an ancient evil has awoken killing more of them each night. The Nazis are forced to turn to a …

Ep.192 Ghost In The Shell (1995 Vs 2017)

June 11th, 2019

Masamune Shirow's Ghost in the Shell (1995) is a cyberpunk, anime, masterpiece that questions what makes us human. Is it the body or the soul (our …

Ep.191 Remaking Enter the Ninja (1981)

June 4th, 2019

Invasion of the Remake once again enters the halls of Cannon Films, this time we re-imagine a movie that started a ninja/martial arts craze that …

Ep.190 Strangers On A Train (1951) Vs. Throw Momma From The Train (1987)

May 28th, 2019

Alfred Hitchcock's suspense, thriller Strangers on a Train (1951) influenced quite a few movies and television episodes. It left it's mark as one of the cinematic greats. This week we compare it to one of those heavily …

Ep.189 Remaking Remo Williams: The Adventures Begins (1985)

May 21st, 2019

A pulp novel phenomena, Remo Williams, The Destroyer first jumped out of the novels into film in 1985 by frequent James Bond director Guy Hamilton a …

Ep.188 The Wicker Man (1973 Vs. 2006)

May 14th, 2019

We've been invited to Summerisle famous for their delicious apples miraculously grown on an inhospitable island and unique May Day festival. What …

Ep.187 More Remakes In Your Future...Sorry!

May 7th, 2019

The war on the cinematic remake continues and we remain ever vigilant. Our advance scouts have reported back with a list of new remakes on the horizon. From Attack on Titan to Zorro here is the A-Z of which remakes may …

Ep.186 Remaking They Call Me Trinity (1970)

April 30th, 2019

Mormon settlers are being forced off their land by an evil land baron and Mexican raiders. Only Trinity, the right hand of the devil, can help them...if you can wake him up. They Call Him Trinity (1970) stars Terence …

Ep.185 Death Wish (1974 Vs. 2018)

April 23rd, 2019

They came for his family, now he's coming for them. They must've had a Death Wish. Paul Kersey had everything taken away from him, now he's taken to …

Ep.184 Remaking Sorceress (1982)

April 16th, 2019

Sorceress (1982) is the most insane fantasy film we've ever had to rework into a modern remake. It has a floating head spitting lasers, angry monkey men, a frisky goat man, a lion with bat wings, the living dead, and …

Ep.183 We're No Angels (1955 Vs. 1989)

April 9th, 2019

In We're No Angels (1955) three convicts escape jail to find themselves inadvertently helping a family and finding their own self worth in the process. Michael Curtiz directs an all-star cast that includes Humphrey …

Ep.182 Remaking F/X (1986)

April 2nd, 2019

When movie special effects man, Rollie Tyler, is hired to fake the murder of a real-life mob boss entering witness protection, he finds his own life …

Ep.181 Murder On The Orient Express (1974 Vs. 2017)

March 26th, 2019

The world's greatest detective, Hercule Poirot, is drawn into a murder mystery on the high class train the Orient Express. One of Agatha Christie's …

Ep.180 Remaking Real Genius (1985)

March 19th, 2019

Science runs amuck in a coming to age tale featuring lasers, popcorn, and a crazy dude who lives in a dorm room closet as we remake Real Genius (1985)! Val Kilmer stars alongside Gabriel Jarret, Michelle Meyrink,  …

Ep.179 Hairspray (1988 Vs. 2007)

March 12th, 2019

It's 1963, a time of big hair, teen dance television shows, and racial divide. John Waters brought his vision of 60's Baltimore to life with this fun …

Ep.178 Remaking Last Action Hero (1993)

March 5th, 2019

Jack Slater 4 is here, it's sure to be the hit movie of 1993, and Danny (Austin O'Brien) has his a ticket to be the first to see it. Only his ticket takes him inside the movie where he can be a part of the action with …

Ep.177 Suspiria (1977 Vs. 2018)

February 26th, 2019

Suspiria (1977) is an Italian giallo classic by master of horror Dario Argento. It uses big music, odd angles, elaborate sets, and bright …

Ep.176 Remaking Near Dark (1987)

February 19th, 2019

Caleb reluctantly joins a group of traveling southern vampires after being bitten by Mae, a beautiful drifter, in Near Dark (1987). Kathryn Bigelow's …

Ep.175 Carrie (1976 Vs. 2013)

February 12th, 2019

Stephen King's first novel became his first book to film adaptation. Brian De Palma's version of Carrie (1976) stands as a horror classic and even earned Sissy Spacek and Piper Laurie Oscar nominations in a rare tip of …

Ep.174 Remaking The Slumber Party Massacre (1982)

February 5th, 2019

This slumber party is about to turn deadly. Welcome to Invasion of the Remake's month long celebration of the women who scare us to death beginning with The Slumber Party Massacre (1982) which is the first horror …

Ep.173 Flight of the Phoenix (1965 Vs. 2004)

January 29th, 2019

A plane crashes in the desert and the survivors can try to wait for a rescue or find another way home by building a new aircraft out of the old. This …

Ep.172 Remaking Fire & Ice (1983) as a Live-Action Fantasy Film!

January 22nd, 2019

The icy sorcery of the evil Nekron threatens the kingdom of Firekeep and only a rag tag band of heroes can turn the tide of the battle of Fire & Ice! From the creative minds of animator Ralph Bakshi and fantasy …

Ep.171 One Million B.C. (1940) Vs. One Million Years B.C. (1966)

January 15th, 2019

Welcome to the fictional year of One Million B.C. where early man co-existed with dinosaurs. Let's not let facts get in the way of a good fantasy …

Ep.170 Remaking Galaxina (1980)

January 8th, 2019

In the 31st Century man has finally created a robot with feelings. Galaxina (1980) is a low-budget comedy spoof of popular science fiction films of …

Cult Movie Trailer A-Go-Go!!!!!

January 1st, 2019

Cult Movie Trailer A-Go-Go!!!!! is a carefully curated collection of the craziest movie trailers you've never heard of before. We've got everything …

Someone Spiked the Eggnog 2018 Christmas Special!

December 25th, 2018

It's our strangest Christmas Special yet! Which, let's be honest, is saying something. The Martian Choir sings, Sean Faust of What Does It Matter Podcast sings, Tricia's (2 Girls on a Bench) kids sing, plus special …

Ep.169 Remaking Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1964)

December 18th, 2018

Mars needs Santas and they are going to take ours along with the joy of Christmas for their own. Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1964) is widely regarded as one of the worst movies of all time. It is so bad, it's …

Ep.168 The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974 Vs. 2006)

December 11th, 2018

Christmas is cancelled in this Rankin & Bass stop-motion animated classic. Santa Claus is disillusioned. He thinks the spirit of Christmas has been lost, and no one believes in him anymore. This year he's taking a …

Ep.167 Remaking Metalstorm: The Destruction of Jared Syn (1983)

December 4th, 2018

Jared-Syn has acquired a new weapon, a power that will not only let him take over the forbidden territories but possibly the world itself, maybe more. Marshal Dogen has been tasked to find and stop Jared-Syn. He's has …

Ep.166 Remembering Stan Lee

November 27th, 2018

This week Invasion of the Remake shares their memories of Stan Lee and how his life has impacted on our hosts. From Marvel Comics to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, we discuss it all as we remember Stan "The Man" Lee and …

Ep.165 The 31 Days of Horror Challenge 2018 Part 2

November 20th, 2018


The annual 31 Days of Horror Challenge continues! Each host of Invasion of the Remake watched 31 horror movies they have never seen before throughout the month of October. The challenge is done and now they are ready …

Ep.164 The 31 Days of Horror Challenge 2018 Part 1

November 13th, 2018


The annual 31 Days of Horror Challenge returns! Each host of Invasion of the Remake watched 31 horror movies they have never seen before throughout the month of October. The challenge is done and now they are ready to …

Ep.163 The Haunting (1963 Vs. 1999)

November 6th, 2018

This majestic house was born in tragedy. It's terrible past echos through its halls to this very day. Its guests bring their own traumas but one in …

Ep.162 Remaking C.H.U.D. (1984) #AllTheHorror Month!

October 30th, 2018

This week we bring you all the horror with the cult classic horror C.H.U.D. (1984). These cannibalistic humanoid underground dwellers have a taste …

Ep.161 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974 Vs. 2003) #AllTheHorror Month

October 23rd, 2018

Blood. Meat. Bone. Chainsaw. Leatherface and his chainsaw have become icons of the slasher genre and horror cinema. This week we bring #AllTheHorror once again as Invasion of the Remake digs deep into the Tobe Hooper …

Ep.160 Remaking Event Horizon (1997) #AllTheHorror Month!

October 16th, 2018

An experimental ship, The Event Horizon (1997), that had disappeared in the year 2040 suddenly reappears seven years later. The rescue ship Louis & Clark is sent to investigate, recover the ship, and rescue any …

Ep.159 The Omen (1976 Vs. 2006) #AllTheHorror Month!

October 9th, 2018

#AllTheHorror month continues with the spawn of Satan himself, Damien, the antichrist. The Omen (1976, 2006) warns of the child born with the 666 birthmark that will take all that is yours. Stand in his way and death …

Bonus #AllTheHorror: Creepy Hauntings and Ghost Movies

October 7th, 2018

Cinema's finest ghost and ghouls are featured on today's special bonus #AllTheHorror episode of Invasion of the Remake. The hosts of Bad Reception, …

Ep.158 Remaking Dreamscape (1984) #AllTheHorror Month!

October 2nd, 2018

It's October and Invasion of the Remake brings all the horror along with a few friends. The Bad Reception Podcast, Grave Girls Podcast and 2 Girls on a Bench Podcast join us in remaking a forgotten tale of psychics …

Ep.157 Conditions For Your Surrender: Horror Con 2018 Tiffany Shepis and James Remar Panels

September 25th, 2018

This week Invasion of the Remake returns to the Calgary Horror con bringing you recordings of two panels to please your "earballs". First up scream …

Ep.156 The Longest Yard (1974) Vs. Mean Machine (2001) Vs. The Longest Yard (2005)

September 18th, 2018

We got not one, not two, but three jailhouse sports movies for you this week. The Longest Yard (1974) is a Burt Reynolds football classic that was …

Ep.155 Casino Royale (1967 Vs. 2006)

September 11th, 2018

Daniel Craig began his tenure as James Bond (007) with Casino Royale (2006) adapting the Ian Fleming novel of the same name. But there was a prior attempt in 1967 starring David Niven, Peter Sellers and Woody Allen, all …

Ep.154 Movie & TV Buffet 2018

September 4th, 2018

This week we take a break and talk about all the things we've been watching that weren't for the podcast and make a podcast of that as well. It's an open conversation about recent film and television shows we've been …

Ep.153 Remaking The Man Who Fell to Eath (1976)

August 28th, 2018

This week Invasion of the Remake celebrates three years of podcasting glory with David Bowie starring in his first lead roll in a feature film, The …

Ep.152 The Big Clock (1948) Vs. No Way Out (1987)

August 21st, 2018

A man has been tasked with covering up a murder and finding the person who was last with the victim. Problem is that all the evidence points right back to him. Awkward. This is the premise of the thriller The Big Clock …

Ep.151 Remaking Bedknobs & Broomsticks (1971)

August 14th, 2018

A witch in training is in search of the final spell that she hopes will be in aid of the war effort. She has also been given three children to take care of during the war. The kids make a pact to keep her secret and …

Ep.150 Beauty and the Beast (1991 Vs. 2017)

August 7th, 2018

Invasion of the Remake celebrates 150 episodes with a Walt Disney classic, Beauty and the Beast. With Disney eager to remake all their animated library into to live-action, big budget blockbuster remakes we look at one …

Ep.149 Remaking Running Scared (1986)

July 31st, 2018

After a full month of phobia driven episodes Invasion of the Remake is Running Scared (1986)! This week the Invaders take a look at this classic, …

Ep.148 Piranha (1978 Vs. 1995 Vs. 2010)

July 24th, 2018

Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the water, Invasion of the Remake throws flesh eating fish into the pool. In our final Face Your …

Ep.147 Remaking Cliffhanger (1993)

July 17th, 2018

Welcome to week 3 of Face Your Fears Month where we face our fears in the most passive way watching a movie about them. This week we strap on our climbing gear to remake Renny Harlin's Cliffhanger (1993) …

Ep.146 The Vanishing (1988 Vs. 1993)

July 10th, 2018

Your loved one pops into the local gas station for some cold drinks. Time passes and they don't return. Panic falls upon you as you frantically …

Ep.145 Remaking Arachnophobia (1990)

July 3rd, 2018


Welcome to week 1 of Face Your Fears Month. Where each week we'll discuss movies based on a particular phobia. Conquer your fears in the most passive …

Ep.144 Charade (1963) Vs. The Truth About Charlie (2002)

June 26th, 2018

Charles is dead. Who killed him? Who was Charles really? Where did his money go? And why are all these people after it? Regina wants to know the truth about her dead husband, but how can she find it through a web of …

Ep.143 Conditions of Your Surrender: Calgary Horror Con 2018

June 19th, 2018

I.O.T.R. invades the Calgary Horror Con. Join us for celebrity interviews with Eugene "Land of the Dead" Clark, Tiffany "Friday the 13th Part V" Helm, C.J. "Friday the 13th Part VI" Graham, P.J. "Halloween, Carrie" …

Ep.142 Remaking My Science Project (1985)

June 12th, 2018

There never seems to be enough time to get things done. Especially that science project that Harlan hasn't turned in. Scavenging a junk yard he finds a time warp generator. Turns out having to much time on your hands is …

Ep.141 Attack of the 50 Foot Woman (1953 Vs. 1993)

June 5th, 2018

Nancy is an abused socialite, her husband is cheating on her, and trying to steal her money with murder on his mind. After an encounter with an alien she begins to stand up for herself, growing as a person, physically …

Ep.140 Remaking Eat My Dust (1976)

May 29th, 2018

Part Fast & Furious, part Dukes of Hazard, Ron Howard stars in this Roger Corman produced action, comedy Eat My Dust! (1976). Eat My Dust! is about a boy who tries to impress a girl by giving her a ride in a fast …

Ep.139 [REC] (2007) vs Quarantine (2008)

May 22nd, 2018

A reporter (Manuela Velasco, Jennifer Carpenter) on a community story shadows two firemen to an apartment building on a routine medical call where things turn deadly. An infection is spreading through the building which …

Ep.138 Remaking Altered States (1980)

May 15th, 2018

An obsession to discover the history of man through our own genetic memory takes Dr. Eddie Jessup (William Hurt) through a psychological and physical …

Ep.137 Cat People (1942 Vs. 1982)

May 8th, 2018

Her romantic desires can bring out the beast in her. A large black leopard that will rip you apart! The classic Val Lewton / Jaques Tourner R.K.O. film Cat People (1942) which starred Simone Simon, Kent Smith, Tom …

Ep.136 Invasion of the Retrospective: The Road to Avengers: Infinity War

May 1st, 2018

This week we enter the Marvel Cinematic Universe in a look back at the introduction of the Infinty Stones leading up to the Mad Titan, Thanos' journey to retrieve them in Avengers: Infinity War and theorize what might …

Ep.135 Remaking The Road to El Dorado (2000) Animation as Live Action

April 24th, 2018


The Road to El Dorado (2000) was not a box office success proving that road wasn't paved with gold. Dreamworks first animated feature may have been a …

Ep.134 House on Haunted Hill (1959 Vs. 1999)

April 17th, 2018

Welcome to the House on Haunted Hill. A house filled with only death and murder. Please enjoy your stay. The 1959 classic starring Vincent Price, …

Ep.133 Remaking The Beast Must Die (1974)

April 10th, 2018

In a twist on the classic Agatha Christy who-done-it style, Amicus' The Beast Must Die (1974) is a who is the werewolf movie. Insane in conception, …

Ep.132 Robocop (1987 vs 2014)

April 3rd, 2018

The future of law enforcement has arrived to Invasion of the Remake. Straight from Old Detroit the iconic Peter Weller version of the Robocop (1987) spawned a franchise of movie sequels, toys, comics, cartoons, a …

Ep.131 Remaking Repo Man (1984)

March 27th, 2018

If there ever were a film that represents the punk movement of the 1980's it is Alex Cox's Repo Man (1984)! It is irreverent, it is anti-establishment, and it is really weird! Otto (Emilio Estevez) a young punk music …

Ep.130 War of the Worlds (1953 Vs. 2005)

March 20th, 2018


They've quietly laid their plans to take this world from us. An alien force from the stars sets its sights on taking the Earth for their own purposes. But first they must eliminate the native species who may resist. …

Ep.129 Remaking Highlander (1986)

March 13th, 2018

There can be only one...unless you you make a lot of money in home video to spawn a franchise. Then there can be lots. This week our hosts, aka the Immortals of the Remake, investigate the urban fantasy classic …

Ep.128 The Mechanic (1972 Vs. 2011)

March 6th, 2018

The roll of a mechanic should seem as natural as passing gas, silent but deadly. Arthur Bishop is an assassin that specializes in making his targets …

Ep.127 Remaking Silent Running (1972)

February 28th, 2018

Silent Running (1972) is a sci-fi classic with a strong environmental message. The Earth is no longer viable for plant life, the forests have been put into domes on giant space crafts in the hopes of one day bringing …

Ep.126 Invasion of the Retrospective: Academy Awards 2018 Predictions

February 21st, 2018

It's that time again, the 90th Academy Awards ceremony will soon be upon us and Invasion of the Remake will be right there hovering over the ceremonies. With one of the most interesting nominations lists to hit the …

Ep.125 Rollerball (1975 Vs. 2002)

February 14th, 2018

Rollerball (1975) is a deadly sport on rollerskates. Competitors take to the track trying to score, spilling blood to entertain the masses. But one …

Ep.124 Remaking Yor: The Hunter From The Future (1983)

February 6th, 2018

Yor, hunter of dinosaurs, savior to many, is on a quest to find out his own history and lost origins. Along the way he picks up a small group to aid in his search for his people. Two thirds Conan, and one third Star …

Ep.123 Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (1980) Vs. Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)

January 30th, 2018

In a galaxy far, far, away...   The intrepid hosts of Invasion of the Remake became aware of a disturbance in the Force Awakens. Something familiar, something remakey. In a desperate to gambit to bring balance back into …

Ep.122 Bedazzled (1967 Vs 2000)

January 23rd, 2018

Would you sell your soul to the Devil for seven wishes to win the hand of the woman you love? That's premise of the romantic comedy Bedazzled. The …

Ep.121 Remaking The Adventures of Bob & Doug McKenzie: Strange Brew (1983)

January 16th, 2018

This week it is all maple leafs, hockey and beer, as we remake Strange Brew (1983) eh? In our most Canadian episode ever, Invasion of the Remake grabs a few Elsinore beers to explore this loose comedic retelling of …

Ep.120 Assault On Precinct 13 (1976 Vs. 2005)

January 10th, 2018

Whether it is for vengeance or to cover up illegal activities, it is going to be a long night for the closing Precinct 13 that none may survive. Before Halloween, before the Fog, before Escape from New York, before The …

Ep.119 Remaking Strange Days (1995)

January 2nd, 2018


It's New Years Eve 1999. People's memories and experiences are being bought, sold, and traded as a commodity, almost like a a euphoric drug. A …

Three Kings

December 27th, 2017


Christmas shopping can be a stressful time, especially if you are shopping for the the King of Kings. What does one get for the Baby that has …

Invasion of the Remake Op/Ed News #1

December 23rd, 2017


We may be taking some time off for the holidays but we still have lots to talk about. Invasion of the Remake talks about some big entertainment …

A Christmas Carol Aftermath

December 20th, 2017

After haunting Scrooge the spirits of Christmas Past, Present, and Future meet to assess their evening and make plans for what to do next in a silly …

Ep.118 A Christmas Carol Retrospective

December 12th, 2017

Charles Dickens' classic tale of nasty old Ebenezer Scrooge discovering the magic of Christmas through the three ghosts of Christmas' Past, Present, …

Ep.117 Remaking Reindeer Games (2000)

December 5th, 2017

What's the first thing you'd do if you just got out of jail? Would it be to pretend to you are your dead cellmate so you could date his jailhouse …

Ep.116 3:10 To Yuma (1957 vs 2007)

November 28th, 2017

This week Invasion of the Remake catches the 3:10 To Yuma and we sure hope we're not late. That Wade gang is hot on our tail and leaving a trail of …

Ep.115 The 31 Days of Horror Challenge 2017 Part 2

November 21st, 2017


Continuing the annual 31 Days of Horror Challenge! Each host of Invasion of the Remake watched 31 horror movies they have never seen before throughout the month of October. The challenge is done and now they are ready …

Ep.114 The 31 Days of Horror Challenge 2017 Part 1

November 14th, 2017


It's back! The annual 31 Days of Horror Challenge! Each host of Invasion of the Remake watched 31 horror movies they have never seen before throughout the month of October. The challenge is done and now they are ready …

Ep.113 Remaking Transylvania 6-5000 (1985)

November 8th, 2017


Welcome to Transylvania, home of vampires, werewolves, and man-made monsters. Jeff Goldblum and Ed Bagley Jr. investigate this legendary land and …

Ep.112 A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984 Vs. 2010)

October 31st, 2017


One, two, Freddy's coming for you...

Invasion of the Remake puts on a pot of coffee because Freddy Krueger is bringing his rusted, blood stained claw glove to the podcast. A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) introduced a …

Ep.111 Remaking Night of the Demon (aka Curse of the Demon) (1957)

October 24th, 2017


John Holden (Dana Andrews) accidentally accepts a parchment with a terrible curse attached to it. The clock is ticking to uncover a mysterious death …

Ep.110 Invasion of the Retrospective: Slashers

October 17th, 2017


The Invaders are huddled in a cabin in the woods. Sam said he'd be right back, but he wasn't, at least not all of him, ew. Thankfully guest host Jeff …

Ep.109 Poltergeist (1982 Vs. 2015)

October 10th, 2017


Invasion of the Remake gets haunted by a graveyard full of ghosts just like the family in Poltergeist (1982 & 2015)! The only thing for them to …

Ep.108 Remaking Pumpkinhead (1988)

October 4th, 2017


Frightober is upon us and Invasion of the Remake is ready for the blood and carnage that October horror movies bring. This week we travel to the …

Ep.107 The Absent Minded Professor (1961) Vs. Flubber (1997)

September 27th, 2017


Invasion of the Remake is returning to the Wonderful World of Disney with the comedy, family favorite The Absent Minded Professor (1961) and the …

Ep.106 Remaking Barbarella (1968)

September 20th, 2017


The future never looked so good. Join Invasion of the Remake in their fur lined spaceship as we strip down, rethink, and remake Barbarella (1968)! Based on the Jean-Claude Forest comic series, Roger Vadim brings …

Ep.105 The Magnificent Seven (1960 Vs. 2016)

September 13th, 2017


A small town is being victimized and stripped of its resources by profiteers and villains. With what little they have they hire a small band of mercenaries to help fight off the evil plaguing them. Based on the …

Ep.104 Remaking The God of Cookery (1996)

September 6th, 2017


This week we fly the mothership to Hong Kong to take on The God of Cookery (1996). The God of Cookery is a wonderful comedy written, directed, and …

Ep.103 101 Dalmatians (1961 Vs. 1996)

August 30th, 2017


Invasion of the Remake goes back in time to our childhoods and revisits a Walt Disney classic, 101 Dalmatians! Cruella De Vil is obsessed with fur, she adores it, and there is nothing that will stop her from getting it. …

Ep.102 Remaking Class of 1984 (1982)

August 23rd, 2017


If you thought your school was hell, you haven't seen anything yet. We got challenged and we accepted! In this week's Fan Challenge we discuss and …

Ep.101 The Fly (1958 Vs. 1986)

August 16th, 2017


Invasion of the Remake celebrates it's 2nd anniversary this week with a sci-fi, horror classic, The Fly! We'll be comparing the Vincent Price classic from 1958 to the David Cronenberg body horror remake from 1986 which …

Ep.100 Remaking Creature From The Black Lagoon (1954)

August 9th, 2017


We're celebrating 100 episodes with the movie most ripe for a remake that it is insane to think that no one has done it yet. Creature From the Black Lagoon (1954) was a late comer to the Universal Monsters family, but …

Ep.99 Manhunter (1986) Vs. Red Dragon (2002)

August 2nd, 2017


This week we enter the bowls of the asylum and enter the mind of psychotic serial killer Hannibal Lecter. Originally portrayed on screen by Brian Cox …

Ep.98 Remaking I Come In Peace aka Dark Angel (1990)

July 26th, 2017


Drug dealers from outer space want your high. Bottling and selling your ecstasy is this alien's goal and he will stop at nothing to get it. Invasion …

Ep.97 Walking Tall (1973 Vs. 2004)

July 19th, 2017


The story of Bufford Pusser is an inspiring one. He returns to his home town to find it has fallen prey to corruption at every level. He stands up to the gangsters running his beloved town and becomes town Sheriff. He …

Ep.96 Remaking The Running Man (1987)

July 12th, 2017


This week it's all about the game show that is trying to kill you, The Running Man (1987)! Arnold Schwarzenegger stars in the sci-fi, action film …

Ep.95 The Crazies (1973 Vs. 2010)

July 5th, 2017


A plane crashes into a small town's reservoir, accidentally spreading a biological weapon called TRIXIE among the town's population. If the virus …

Ep.94 Remaking Krull (1983)

June 28th, 2017


This week we travel to the fantasy world of Krull (1983). Here there is magic, evil creatures, cyclops, seers of the future, crystal spiders and a …

Ep.93 Zero Hour! (1957) Vs. Airplane! (1980)

June 21st, 2017


Surely not a Airplane episode? Absolutely, and don't call me Shirley. When the Zucker brothers were looking for a new project they stumbled upon an …

Ep.92 Remaking Same Time, Next Year (1978)

June 14th, 2017


A man (Alan Alda) and a woman (Ellen Burstyn) meet on a getaway trip that blossoms into a long romance, but they only see each other once a year. The rest of there time they are with their families. Invasion of the …

Ep.91 The Italian Job (1969 Vs. 2003)

June 7th, 2017


Can the smallest cars be part of one of the largest gold heists ever conceived? Well The Italian Job (1969) brought that concept to the silver screen …

Ep.90 Remaking The Trollenberg Terror aka The Crawling Eye (1958)

May 31st, 2017


Are you looking for a crazy science-fiction, horror movie? If yes, you may be looking to check off a few boxes. Does it have decapitations? Check. …

Ep.89 Insomnia (1997 Vs 2002)

May 24th, 2017


Strange things can happen to people suffering from sleep deprivation, poor hand/eye coordination, slower cognitive abilities, hallucinations, paranoia, and possibly teaming up with the very killer you were supposed to …

Ep.88 Remaking Jabberwocky (1977)

May 17th, 2017


A young man tries to get a fresh start and a new life by traveling to the great city from his small village, but the great city has problems of its own in the monster known as the Jabberwocky. Terry Gilliam makes his …

Ep.87 Mother's Day (1980 Vs. 2010)

May 10th, 2017


Mother's Day is upon us and what better way to celebrate than with two films about psychopathic mothers and the children who love them. First up is Mother's Day (1980) directed by Charles Kaufman, brother of Lloyd …

Ep.86 Remaking The Asphyx (1972)

May 3rd, 2017


In Victorian England, Sir Hugo Cunningham is seeking the secrets of life and death. In his research he discovers the means to capture the spirit of …

Ep.85 Invasion of the Retrospective: Shark Movies

April 26th, 2017


This week we talk about one of Trish's favourite subjects, SHARKS! Specifically those that have terrified us in the movies and on television. Jaws terrified and kicked off the summer blockbuster but also created a …

Ep.84 Total Recall (1990 Vs. 2012)

April 19th, 2017


This week we can remember it for you..for free! Douglas Quaid dreams of a beautiful woman, another world and another life in Total Recall. Loosely …

Ep.83 Remaking Weird Science (1985)

April 12th, 2017


Remaking a John Hughes classic coming of age comedy like Weird Science (1985) is no easy task. It is probably easier to conjure a hot date out of junk laying around the studio. Anthony Michael Hall and Ilan …

Ep.82 April Fool's Day (1986 vs. 2008)

April 5th, 2017


The joke's on us. We're already a few days past April Fool's Day but we're always up for horror movies in the spirit of the day. When groups friends …

Ep.81 Remaking Meet The Feebles (1989)

March 29th, 2017


This week we have violent, sex & drug addicted, anthropomorphic animals starring in our third fan challenge. They are staging a variety show, in …

Ep.80 Taxi (1998) Vs. Taxi (2004)

March 22nd, 2017


The cops can't catch them. The FBI can't catch them. Can a cab driver? This Luc Besson scripted action, comedy was scripted in 30 days while waiting for a studio to give the go ahead on The Fifth Element. Under the …

Ep.79 Remaking Leprechaun (1993)

March 15th, 2017


Saint Patrick's Day is just around the corner and Invasion of the Remake put on their green shirts, following the rainbow to the pot of gold at the …

Ep.78 King Kong (1933 Vs 1976 Vs 2005)

March 8th, 2017


It is a ménage à trois of giant ape movies this week with King Kong, greatest of all the giant apes. King Kong joins the monsterverse this week that …

Ep.77 Remaking Ice Pirates (1984)

March 1st, 2017


Water is the most valuable substance in the galaxy, and these guys mean to steal it. Ice Pirates (1984) is a sci-fi, comedy that blends many of the science fiction genre themes into one goofy space opera. It is too much …

Ep.76 Invasion of the Retrospective: Academy Awards 2017

February 22nd, 2017


We are quickly approaching the Oscars once again and after the success of last years Academy Awards special, we decided to do another one. The Invaders watched all the nominated films...trailers, and even a few movies. …

Ep.75 Remaking Network (1976)

February 15th, 2017


We're not angry prophets denouncing the hypocrisy of our times, well Trish might be, but we do know an amazing film when we see it. Network (1976) …

Ep.74 My Bloody Valentine (1981 Vs 2009)

February 8th, 2017


It's that time again. February. Love is in the air. Declarations of peoples feelings happen in the form of flowers, cards, and boxes filled with internal organs. Welcome to Valentine Bluffs (1981) and Harmony (2009), …

Ep.73 Remaking Paint Your Wagon (1969)

February 1st, 2017


Going back to a simpler time where a man could stake his claim, and his fortunes on the land, Invasion of the Remake hits the open plains to find …

Ep.72 Plan 9 From Outer Space (1959) Vs. Plan 9 (2015)

January 25th, 2017


Coming from the twisted mind of Ed Wood comes what many call the worst movie ever. Plan 9 From Outer Space (1959) is a beautiful mess of a movie and …

Ep.71 Remaking A Boy and His Dog (1975)

January 18th, 2017


It's the year 2024 and the world has been devastated by nuclear war. Humanity scrounges for the necessities of life. Vic and his dog Blood share a psychic link that help them survive as they rely on each others senses …

Ep.70 Invasion of the Retrospective: 2016

January 11th, 2017


2016 was a strange year. It marked changes in the world that border on cautious to down right scary. It took many beloved celebrities onto the next life. It also marked 52 amazing new episodes of the Invasion of the …

Ep.69 The Poseidon Adventure (1972) Vs. Poseidon (2006)

January 4th, 2017


We're back from our holiday break celebrating the New Year with two films that take place on New Years Eve. The Poseidon Adventure (1972) starring …

'Twas the Night Before the Remake

December 28th, 2016


We here at the Invasion of the Remake Podcast wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and Holiday season to everyone, as well as a full and joyous New …

Ep.68 Remaking Trading Places (1983)

December 21st, 2016


The 99% becomes the 1% and the 1% becomes the 99% in a comedy classic about seeing how the other half lives. Trading Places (1983) stars Eddie …

Ep.67 Remaking Santa Claus: The Movie (1985)

December 14th, 2016


When you make a Christmas film whose message is against the commercialization of Christmas, the one thing you shouldn't do is fill it with a bunch of …

Ep.66 Black Christmas (1974) Vs. Black X-mas (2006)

December 7th, 2016


'Tis the season to be stabby, fa la la la la la la la.

Killing sorority girls in there jammies, fa la la la la la la la.

Somebody put that tune in the next remake! This week we focus on Canadian horror classic Black …

Ep.65 Remaking House (1986)

November 30th, 2016


House (1986) is a childhood favorite among the hosts of Invasion of the Remake podcast here in the mothership. Starring William Katt, Kay Lenz, …

Ep.64 Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971) Vs. Charlie & the Chocolate Factory (2005)

November 23rd, 2016


With yet another remake in the planning Invasion of the Remake decided to go back in time to compare and contrast the two films based on the Roald Dahl novel. Willy Wonka and the Chocalate Factory (1971) starring Gene …

Ep.63 Remaking Haunted Honeymoon (1986)

November 16th, 2016


In salute to the late, great Gene Wilder we present to you, our loyal Invaders, the first of two episodes saluting the comic genius that was Gene Wilder. This week we take a look at Haunted Honeymoon (1986), Gene's …

Ep.62 The 31 Days of Horror 2016 Challenge

November 9th, 2016


One podcast, three hosts, and 93 horror films watched over 31 days that each host had never seen before. That's a lot of movies to talk about, get comfy cause this one is going to get weird.

Trish's horror movie …

Ep.61 The Mummy (1932) Vs. The Mummy (1999)

November 2nd, 2016


The Mummy (1932) by Universal Pictures starring Boris Karloff, hot off of Frankenstein, took a world that had already caught Egyptian fever when Tutankhamun was discovered in 1922 by storm. It was a massive box office …

Ep.60 Remaking Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)

October 26th, 2016


Possibly the first of its kind to blend genres, Bud Abbott and Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948) took a classic comedy duo and pitted them …

Ep.59 Halloween (1978) Vs. Halloween (2007)

October 19th, 2016


Halloween (1978) ushered in a deluge of slasher films, but when John Carpenter created Michael Myers a horror icon was born that continues to terrify teenage babysitters to this day. Almost 30 years later a new, unique …

Ep.58 Remaking Peeping Tom (1960)

October 12th, 2016


Peeping Tom (1960) birthed a new genre, the cinematic slasher. Premiering only two months prior to Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho, director Michael Powell …

Ep.57 Ringu (1998) Vs. The Ring (2002)

October 5th, 2016


The original Japanese Ring (1998) by Hidea Nakata and the American remake The Ring (2002) by Gore Verbinski started and coined the term J-horror. It was the first of many Japanese horror films to be remade for American …

Ep.56 Remaking Blind Fury (1989)

September 28th, 2016


Rutger Hauer is again the subject to our discerning eye, or possibly wrath, it may be wrath. Phillip (Salt, Bone Collector) Noyce directs Blind Fury …

Ep.55 Little Shop of Horrors (1960) Vs. Little Shop of Horrors (1986)

September 21st, 2016


You enter a small little flower shop on skid row. It's crowded with people and a large plant looking like a venus fly trap, but much larger, sits in a corner drawing most peoples attention. The faces in the crowd look …

Ep.54 Remaking One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest (1975)

September 14th, 2016


It has 5 Academy Awards and boat loads of critical acclaim. It is on more must watch lists than we can count. So of course attempt to do the impossible by remaking Milos Forman's One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest (1975). …

Ep.53 Invasion of the Retrospective: Remakes of the Future Part 2

September 7th, 2016


Part 2 of the Hollywood's invasion plans on our movie theaters. Invasion of the Remake snuck behind enemy lines and got Hollywood's remake battle …

Ep.52 Invasion of the Retrospective: Remakes of the Future Part 1

August 31st, 2016


Part 1 of our 2-part special on all the remakes currently planned by Hollywood. We got behind enemy lines to get the skinny on over 100 remakes and …

Ep.50 Ghostbusters (1984) Vs Ghostbusters (2016)

August 23rd, 2016


Who are you going to call when the remakes attack? Who are you going to call when Hollywood forces movies you don't want to see down your throats? …

Ep.51 Remaking Hardware (1990)

August 17th, 2016


Hey wait...what happened to episode 50? Well we wanted to do a big movie that had been remade and it didn't fall into the schedule quite right. So …

Ep.49 Ocean's 11 (1960) Vs. Ocean's Eleven (2001)

August 10th, 2016


Invasion of the Remake travels to Sin City, Las Vegas, to learn how to rob a casino from the greatest of the greats. Lesson #1 comes from Frank Sinatra as Danny Ocean and his Ocean's 11 Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., …

Ep.48 Remaking the Last Starfighter (1984)

August 3rd, 2016


A young man named Alex Rogan is desperate to escape his small little world in the Starlight Starbright trailer park. His only escape is in the one arcade game at the trailer park, Starfighter. Alex had no idea this game …

Ep.47 High Noon (1952) Vs. Outland (1981)

July 27th, 2016


Left alone to defend and ungrateful people, two men battle against the clock and the odds to prove there own self worth in two very different but …

Ep.46 Remaking Hard Rock Zombies (1985)

July 20th, 2016


Proving we are completely and utterly insane, we took on our very first Fan Challenge. The challenge was to just watch Hard Rock Zombies (1985) but since we are mad as hatters, we had to remake this low budget schlock …

Ep.45 Fright Night (1985) Vs. Fright Night (2011)

July 13th, 2016


"Welcome to Fright Night!"

That's right, we're taking on the 80's vampire horror comedy classic Fright Night (1985) versus the Fright Night (2011) …

Ep.44 Remaking Logan's Run (1976)

July 6th, 2016


Invasion of the Remake goes on the run! In a world where you can not live past the age of 30, Logan must pursue those who run from the sacrificial rite called Carousel only to be ordered to find a rebel group that has …

Ep.43 Clash of the Titans (1981 vs 2010) with Comedian Monty Scott!

June 29th, 2016


"Release the Kraken!"

Those words were first shouted in 1981 in the now classic Desmond Davis film Clash of the Titans with effects by the incredible Ray Harryhausen. In 2010 Louis Leterrier remade Clash with modern …

Ep.42 Invasion of the Retrospective: Fantasy Films

June 22nd, 2016


This week Jason, Trish and Sam travel down memory lane reminiscing about their favorite fantasy films from days of yore and current favorites. …

Ep.41 Remaking The Sword and the Sorcerer (1982)

June 15th, 2016


Continuing our month long Fantasy Film June the Invaders remake an 80's fantasy classic. The highest grossing independent film of it's time, The …

Ep.40 Conan the Barbarian (1982) Vs. Conan the Barbarian (2011)

June 8th, 2016


In 1982 a retired body builder relatively new to acting got his big break as one of the the most iconic literary characters of all time. That …

Ep.39 Remaking Ladyhawke (1985)

June 1st, 2016


Richard Donner could do no wrong in the 1980's cultivating many hits like Lethal Weapon, The Goonies, Superman, Scrooged, and The Omen. In 1985 …

Ep.38 Point Blank (1967) Vs. Payback (1999)

May 25th, 2016


Two movies based on The Hunter by Donald E. Westlake under the pen name Richard Stark brought Westlake's most famous character, Parker, to the silver …

Ep.37 Remaking Rawhead Rex (1986)

May 18th, 2016


When an old god-monster is resurrected, a grieving family seeks to stop it before it kills everyone in the town. Clive Barker's short story from the …

Ep.36 Point Break (1991) Vs. Point Break (2015)

May 11th, 2016


Breaking the goofy type-casting Keanu Reeves had fallen into from two Bill & Ted movies, he starred in his first action film, Point Break (1991) from Director Kathryn Bigelow. Co-starring Patrick Swayze, Gary Busey, …

Ep.35 Remaking The Wraith (1986) with Brittany Lyseng

May 4th, 2016


Long before his "tiger blood" drove him completely insane (allegedly), Charlie Sheen shot a low budget sci-fi, supernatural, revenge flick called The Wraith (1986) along side Nick Cassavetes, Sherilyn Fenn, Randy Quaid, …

Ep.34 Thunderball (1965) Vs. Never Say Never Again (1983)

April 27th, 2016


Sean Connery is the original James Bond and after Diamonds are Forever he said he would never play Bond again. Never say never. Those are the words …

Ep.33 Remaking Ghost Story (1981)

April 20th, 2016


In 1981 John Irvin brought many elder statesmen of Hollywood together to bring Peter Staub's novel Ghost Story to the big screen. Hollywood legends …

Ep.32 Oldboy (2003) Vs. Oldboy (2013)

April 13th, 2016


The best thing about South Korean films is that they are really, really insane! Chan-wook Park brought the fan favorite manga to the big screen in 2003 with great success. Fast forward a decade and director Spike Lee …

Ep.31 Remaking The Monolith Monsters (1957)

April 6th, 2016


"From outer space they came! Meteor borne, meteor strange! Now these amazing Monolith Monsters reveal powers! Shocking beyond belief! The most …

Ep.30 La Femme Nikita (1990) Vs. Point of No Return (1993)

March 30th, 2016


In 1990 France's Luc Besson wrote and directed La Femme Nikita, a coming of age action story with bullets, starring Anne Parillaud, Tcheky Karyo, …

Ep.29 Remaking Flash Gordon (1980)

March 23rd, 2016


Flash...ah aaahhh...savior of the universe! Mike (Get Carter, Omen II) Hodges brought Flash Gordon from the Alex Raymond comic strips to the big screen in 1980 in big budget, campy fun. Starring Sam J. Jones as Flash …

Ep.28 Let the Right One In (2008) Vs. Let Me In (2010)

March 16th, 2016


Two children befriend one and another in this throat ripping coming of age story...wait what?

In 2008 a small Swedish film based on the novel by John Ajvide Lindqvist called Let the Right One In made quite the splash at …

Ep.27 Remaking They Live (1988)

March 9th, 2016


It's Jason's birthday episode and the Invaders put on there shades and take a stab at remaking John Carpenter's conspiracy classic They Live with special guest Sam Stepanenko. They Live may be sparse in dialogue and yet …

Ep.26 Oscar (1967) Vs. Oscar (1991)

March 2nd, 2016


in 1967 Edouard Molinaro adapted a frantic vaudevillian style play by Claude Mognier into the first screen adaptation of Oscar. In 1991 John Landis …

Ep.25 Invasion of the Retrospective: Academy Awards 2016

February 24th, 2016


You've heard the predictions from the most qualified movie analysts now you can hear the predictions from the least qualified of all, the Invaders! Can Bryan Cranston upset Matt Damon & Leonardo DiCaprio? Does Mad …

Ep.24 Remaking My Best Friend's Wedding (1997)

February 17th, 2016


This week Trish forces us to watch & remake My Best Friend's Wedding. For Jason this is like kneeling in broken glass while acid drips into his eyes. We've now scratched that nagging itch Trish had for reworking a …

Ep.23 Star Wars: A New Hope (1977) Vs. Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2016)

February 10th, 2016


Needless to say ****SPOILERS*** for Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Yes, we went there. If you've seen both Star Wars: A New Hope (1977) and Star Wars: The Force Awakens it is hard to deny the similarities. So Jeff, …

Ep.22 Remaking Masters of the Universe (1987)

February 3rd, 2016


By the power of Greyskull we are podcasting! Invasion of the Remake is joined by comic artist and special effects make-up artist Reid Fisher to …

Ep.21 The Beast With Five Fingers (1946) Vs. The Hand (1981)

January 27th, 2016


Strange noises, that thing in the corner of your eye, seething with murderous intent. The only thing is that there is nothing there, nothing but a …

Ep.20 Remaking Cyborg (1989)

January 20th, 2016


In the near future walking flash drives hold the cure to a plague that is wiping out humanity...unless you are named after a guitar. The final nail …

Ep.19 The Blob (1958) Vs. The Blob (1988)

January 13th, 2016


Presenting the first ever Invasion of the Remake...remake. Our original Blobcast got swallowed by a gelatinous Christmas Song & in a grand sense of irony we have remade our original episode because The Blob is to …

Ep.18 Invasion of the Retrospective: Movies of 2015

January 6th, 2016


A New Years tradition is to look back in memory at the year that came before so the Invasion crew are not one to break tradition, but rather than look back at what we've done on the show we look back on the films we saw …

Ep.17 Remaking Santa Claus (1959) aka Santa Vs The Devil

December 30th, 2015


Santa Claus is a bad ass! In 1959 a Mexican Holiday film by Rene Cardona brought Santa Claus to the big screen in a crazy battle between him and the …

Ugly Christmas Song 2015

December 23rd, 2015


In the fond tradition of ugly Christmas sweaters, fruit cake you could use as a brick, and the Star Wars Christmas Special comes Invasion of the …

Ep.16 How the Grinch Stole Christmas with Visha Loo!

December 16th, 2015


How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1966) with Boris Karloff is a fundamental part of the Holiday season. A must watch by kids and adults alike. At the …

Ep.15 Invasion of the Holiday Special

December 9th, 2015


Welcome to the very first Christmas/Holiday special. Yup, we said Christmas out loud and nothing happened. The world didn't end. Crazy huh? This week …

Ep.14 Conditions of Your Surrender featuring Lee Arenberg & Jason Mewes

December 2nd, 2015


Snootchy boochies from the Lethbridge Entertainment Expo. Jeff chats with Lee Arenberg, Grumpy from Once Upon a Time and Pintel from Pirates of the Caribbean, and Jason Mewes, one half of Jay & Silent Bob of the …

Ep.13 Bedtime Story (1964) Vs. Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988)

November 25th, 2015


In 1964 David Niven played a high class confidence man along side Marlon Brando's more gruff, low class con man. In 1988 Bedtime Story was remade into the hit film Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and Michael Caine and Steve …

Ep.12 Remaking Used Cars (1980)

November 18th, 2015


On this episode we travel back to the lot of Used Cars (1980). The Robert Zemeckis directed and Bob Gale written film starring Kurt Russell, Jack Warden, Gerrit Graham, Frank McRae, Joe Flaherty, David L. Lander, …

Ep.11 Gone In 60 Seconds (1974 vs 2000)

November 11th, 2015


Jason, Jeff, and Trish go car shopping with H.B. Halicki and Nicolas Cage in the battle of the Gone in 60 Seconds films from 1974 & 2000. Can an …

Ep.10 Conditions of Your Surrender featuring Tony Todd, Richard Hatch, Gary Graham, Catherine Hicks, & Alec Peters

November 4th, 2015


Jason hits the road and heads to Vulcan, Alberta for Vul-Con 2015 and presented here in the first "Conditions of Your Surrender" episode of Invasion …

Ep.9 Evil Dead (1981) Vs. Evil Dead (2013)

October 28th, 2015


Klaatu Barada Nikto! Sam Raimi's original Evil Dead stands as a horror classic but how does the Fede Alvarez remake measure up? Our fake Shemps Jason, Jeff, and Trish read from the Book of the Dead and compare Ash …

Ep.8 Remaking Trick or Treat (1986) with Breanna Whipple

October 21st, 2015


Jason, Jeff, and Trish are joined by special guest Breanna Whipple, bassist for the metal band Ghoulmancer, to talk about the horror film Trick or …

Ep.7 Invasion of the Retrospective: Wes Craven

October 14th, 2015


Wes Craven was one of horror and cinemas great directors. He left a legacy of films that will inspire new filmmakers and a library of movies that will haunt our nightmares. Classics like The Last House On The Left …

Ep.6 Remaking The Stuff (1985)

October 7th, 2015


The I.O.T.R. crew is joined by special guest Jeff Robertson to discuss and remake The Stuff (1985), a movie directed written and directed by Larry Cohen, starring Michael Moriarty, Andrea Marcovicci, Garrett Morris, …

Ep.5 Infernal Affairs (2002) vs. The Departed (2006)

September 30th, 2015


It is a rare opportunity that the Invasion of the Remake hosts get to talk about an Oscar Award winning film and they do just that with Martin Scorsese's The Departed (starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack …

Ep.4 Remaking Beastmaster (1982) with Tony Binns

September 23rd, 2015


Comedian Tony Binns joins the Invasion of the Remake to talk about the sword & sandals, Don Coscarelli fantasy classic, Beastmaster (1982) starring Marc Singer, Tanya Roberts, Rip Torn, and John Amos. Suicide monks, …

Ep.3 Dawn of the Dead (1978 Vs 2004)

September 16th, 2015


Jason, Jeff, and Trish, are joined by special guest Jeff Hrlich to take on the George A. Romero zombie horror classic Dawn of the Dead (1978) starring David Emge, Ken Foree, Scott Reiniger, and Gaylen Ross and measure …

Ep.2 Remaking Best of the Best (1989)

September 7th, 2015


On this weeks show Jason, Jeff & Trish take a karate chop at the 1989 martial arts classic Best of the Best starring Eric Roberts & James Earl Jones. Jeff & Trish have a disagreement that takes them to the …

Ep.1 I Am The Omega Legend!

August 31st, 2015


Not one, not two, but four movies based on the Richard Matheson novel are discussed beginning with Vincent Price classic The Last Man on Earth (1964), as well as The Omega Man (1971) starring Charlton Heston, the Asylum …

Ep.0 The Secret Origin of Invasion of the Remake

August 26th, 2015


The origin and introduction to the podcast and a taste of what is coming. Jason, Jeff, and Trish have and open discussion about the origins of the …

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