Why We Remake: The Politics, Economics and Emotions of Film and TV Remakes

Lauren Rosewarne

Routledge | Published : 2020


This examination of film and television remakes focuses explicitly on why – since the dawn of cinema – studios have remade screen media over and over again. Each chapter provides insight into the business of Hollywood, the motivations of filmmakers and also the pleasures for audiences and offers in depth explanations for the whys of remaking.