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Sunday April 20, 2008 12:35 pm

Hollywood’s All-Time Low: Quarantine

[Rec] American remake is titled QuarantineWe all know that Hollywood rapes any movie they see as potential blockbuster meat, remaking any and every thing they possibly can. I never would have guessed, however, that they would go so low as to remake a film that was made just last year and has not even been released in the U.S. yet!

Yes, that’s right, a 2007 Spanish movie by the name of [Rec] already has an American remake that is due out this October, titled Quarantine. Both films follow an ambitious newswoman and her cameraman, off to cling to a story that does not end well.

The trailer for Quarantine, which you can see after the jump, has sparked quite some outrage, as fans are unimpressed by the , claiming it is a bad combination of 28 Days Later and Cloverfield. I personally am choosing not to support this atrocity, yet I know that Hollywood wins these battles because people go to see movies to see movies, no matter how unoriginal it is. If it looks remotely decent, anyone with ten dollars seems to jump on a movie like this.

Stand up in the fight against unoriginality, yes?

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