The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)
|Released:||Friday, December 12, 2008|
|Studio:||20th Century Studios|
|Rating:||Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13.|
The Day the Earth Stood Still Synopsis
The Day the Earth Stood Still is 20th Century Fox’s contemporary reinvention of its 1951 classic. Keanu Reeves portrays Klaatu, an alien whose arrival on our planet triggers a global upheaval. As governments and scientists race to unravel the mystery behind the visitor’s appearance, a woman (Jennifer Connelly) and her young stepson Jacob (Jaden Smith) get caught up in his mission – and come to understand the ramifications of his being a self-described “friend to the Earth.”
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Movie / Film Review
When making a remake there are usually a few options. From what I understand, Gus Van Sant's, Psycho, was almost shot-for-shot. We have also seen general updates (Ocean's 11 or The Italian Job) where a classic is re-imagined for a more modern context. We have seen The Hulk's 'reboo...
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