Category Archives: Original vs. Remake

Episode 90 – The Day the Earth Stood Still: Original vs. Remake (1951/2008)


Welcome back to Sci Fi Onscreen! This week I will be comparing the original Day the Earth Stood Still with it’s remake. Klaatu Barada Nicto!

Episode 76 – Solaris: Original vs. Remake


Welcome Back to Sci Fi Onscreen! This week, i’ll be taking a close look at both feature film adaptations of Solaris as well as Lem’s novel.

Episode 68 – Superman: Original v Remake

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Welcome back to Sci Fi Onscreen!  This is part two of my leadup series to Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice that opens nationwide today!

Episode 57 – I Am Legend – Original vs. Remakes


Welcome back to Sci Fi Onscreen!  This week, i’ll be comparing and contrasting the three major film adaptations of Robert Matheson’s novel, I Am Legend.

Episode 49 – Conan the Barbarian: Original vs. Remake (1982/2011)

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Welcome back to Sci Fi Onscreen!  This week, i’ll be comparing the two Conan the Barbarian films to see which one is worthy of Crom!


Episode 34 – Godzilla: Original vs. Remakes


It’s kaiju week at Sci Fi Onscreen!  I’ll be comparing Ishiro Honda’s original 1954 Gojira to both American remakes: Roland Emmerich’s 1998 film and the most recent, Gareth Edwards’ 2014 version.

Episode 21 – Total Recall: Original vs. Remake


Welcome back to Sci Fi Onscreen!  This week, another “Original vs. Remake” episode featuring Total Recall.  Arnold v Colin – Verhoeven v Wiseman – Stone v Beckinsale!

Episode 6 – War of the Worlds: Original vs. Remake


Welcome back to Sci Fi Onscreen!  In our first show of 2015 I compare the 1951 version of War of the Worlds with Spielberg’s 2005 version.  So much to talk about!